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    Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge

    Parque Nacional Piedras Blancas, Golfito 1000, Costa Rica
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    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
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    Multilingual Staff
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    Private Balcony
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    Reviewed 15 May 2014

    My husband and I have been married for 4 years and since I have been in school and working full time pretty much since we got married, so this was our graduation celebration trip! After saving for a vacation and building a great deal of...More

    1  Thank Lindsay K
    Response from NicuesaLodge, Owner at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 19 May 2014

    We are truly honored to be the destination you chose for your graduation celebration trip! And we are thrilled to have exceeded your expectations! Your review is so thorough -- we couldn't have said it better ourselves. Thank you for taking the time to write...More

    Reviewed 14 May 2014

    We spent three nights at Nicuesa and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Starting with the landing in Golfito and boat ride up the coast to the lodge - a great way to get acclimated. Accomodations were very nice, staff were all very friendly, the nature guides...More

    Thank Tim W
    Response from NicuesaLodge, Owner at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 19 May 2014

    Thank you for visiting Nicuesa with your family. We're happy to give you a great Costa Rica experience. Thank you too for your kind comments ... we'll pass on your compliments to our staff. We welcome you back!

    Reviewed 13 May 2014

    Our group spent 3 nights here and had the best time. The staff is small, friendly, and very helpful. Our excursions (snorkeling and hiking to the waterfall) went off without a hitch. We stayed in the Mango Guesthouse and enjoyed the closeness of the rainforest....More

    Thank Kristy M
    Response from NicuesaLodge, Owner at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 19 May 2014

    Thank you very much for your great review! We're happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We always recommend that people spend 3 or more days with us to really get into the experience. We hope you can come back and visit us again sometime.

    Reviewed 10 May 2014

    Playa Nicuesa is spectacular. The staff are kind, attentive, friendly, and speak both English and Spanish. The food is outstanding and Nicuesa may have a cookbook available for purchase later this year- according to the manager. Meals are eaten at a community table with both...More

    Thank Noodlez04
    Response from NicuesaLodge, Owner at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 19 May 2014

    Wow! We're excited to be one of the best places you have ever stayed! Thanks so much for your glowing review, and especially for helping future guests with your fantastic "insider" information. We appreciate your travel tips. We're working on that cookbook and hope to...More

    Reviewed 3 May 2014

    I vacationed here with my girlfriend all the way back around September 2006 and it was a blast! We went hiking, kayaking, saw dolphins, and enjoyed great food. The owners are wonderful, classy people who know how to entertain. Highly recommend!!! I'm planning on making...More

    Thank Mattz7878
    Response from NicuesaLodge, Manager at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 19 May 2014

    Thanks for your review! We see you are planning to visit us again soon ... we look forward to it! You'll enjoy a lot of new things to see and do, new delicious meals to enjoy, and of course all of the things that you...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 326 - US$ 490 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Green Hotel in Golfito
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Golfito
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Osa Peninsula >
    • Golfito
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    • Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Golfito
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    TTWLG
    16 January 2017|
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    Response from NicuesaLodge | Property representative |
    The 24-hour solar electricity system at Nicuesa Lodge cannot handle the surge of a blow dryer. As in all of Costa Rica, we have outlets that are compatible with U.S. standard plugs/electrical appliances, so you may charge... More
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    Nikki G
    30 November 2016|
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    The average temperatures in June are in the high 80s F (30 C) during the day, and in the mid to low 70s F (24 C) at night. We have ceiling fans in all of our rooms, which also let in plenty of fresh air, for temperature... More
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    Gary K
    16 July 2016|
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    Response from NicuesaLodge | Property representative |
    Our guest who has visited us 3 times answered perfectly. Temperatures in the day are in the high 80s to low 90s F with high humidity, and in the mid to low 70s F at night. We have ceiling fans in all of our rooms, and the... More
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    "Cabina Perezoso feels quite remote but that added to excitement. Bit of a squeeze with its double bed and..."
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    "We were in the top floor of the mango guest house which had a glimpse of the water and up in the trees."
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    "secluded rooms"
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    "Stayed in the Crocodile Lodge, furthest away from the main lodge and was super private and quiet (except for..."
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