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La Paloma Lodge

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Reviewed 27 February 2013

This place is very remote and beautiful, We had an amazing time - it was one of my favorite vacations. Pros: - employees are wonderful. Everybody was nice and helpful. It reminded me of summer camp (in a good way). They told us the best time of day to go kayaking, to the beach, snack time, etc. - it is...

Thank Zambo33
Kirkland, Washington
Reviewed 17 February 2013

We stayed 4 nights at La Paloma with our adult daughter, and thought we were in Paradise. The setting is superb, on a bluff overlooking the ocean with beautiful tropical gardens all around you. The cabins are "luxury rustic", well-appointed and equipped, with panoramic views. The staff is wonderful--very friendly (learned our names immediately) and helpful. The food is very...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 10 February 2013

I loved my week at la Paloma. The view was beautiful, the staff was excellent, and the wildlife was abundant. I recommend this to anyone. I loved the Corcovado Sirena trip, and the snorkeling was quite beautiful. There were thousands of fish.

Thank susan E
St. Augustine
Reviewed 10 February 2013

This is such a beautiful place! I can't say enough about this experience. The surroundings are pristine. All of our adventures were wonderful. I would say the mangrove tour and scuba diving were my favorite. The staff were very accomidating. The rooms were wonderful and I loved the monkies sneaking in. Just hide your valuables from them!

1Thank StAugGator
Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 5 February 2013

The Osa Peninsula is an amazing place and La Paloma is the ideal way to experience it. The lodge fits in with the surroundings perfectly, providing spacious cabins with beautiful views of the jungle, the ocean, and the diverse wildlife of the area which can often be seen right outside your doors and windows. The staff is friendly and treats...

1Thank Eliot P
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2013

Unforgettable. Great rooms, super friendly service and fascinating tours. Don't miss the mangrove tour or Corcovado park . Randall is amazing. We logged 45 birds, two crocs, a cayman, big boa constrictor and all four monkeys.We learned much about biology, pharma and zoology. Definitely do the night walk with Tracie and John - bugs, spiders and snakes. Access by plane,...

Thank rogeright
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 31 January 2013

La Paloma is perfect and quite frankly worth every penny. The grounds are beautiful with lots of flowers and great views of the ocean. The bungalows are nice, clean and spacious. There is a short, but nice walk to the beach (which is great and has pretty good waves). There is also a small pool, which is a great place...

1Thank Robin T
Tahoe City, California, United States
Reviewed 23 January 2013

While there is a small airport in Drake Bay, accessible from San Jose, we were picked up by boat in Sierpe. A smooth ride down the river, a wave dash at the bar at its mouth, a jaunt across Drake Bay and you're delivered at La Paloma's sheltered bay. You walk up the path to the lodge and it's lush...

1Thank Josh000A
Florida Panhandle, Florida
Reviewed 20 January 2013

Wow....La Paloma is right smack in the middle of an incredibly exotic setting, where guests become close neighbors to monkeys, sloths, arboreal anteaters, brilliant butterflies, toucans and hundreds of bird species. I mean you're nestled right IN the rain forest but you are provided with lovely flagstone pathways all around the premises.You might see the biggest damn toad you've ever...

2Thank Joan M
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 16 January 2013

My wife and I went to La Paloma Lodge for the first part of our honeymoon. It was really quite the experience. We had the rancho room, which had complete privacy, and it's own amazing view. I think every room has a great view, along with bathrooms that allow you to look out into the jungle. We had a private...

3Thank James H

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have outstanding views of Drake Bay and the Pacific Ocean from our Lodge. Our standard rooms are large and include a private bath and an ocean view balcony. Our ranchos are one and two-story private cabins that also offer balconies with stunning ocean views. They hold up to 6 people and are very spacious. Some are equipped with a bathroom on both the upper and lower level, and are suitable for families or two couples traveling together. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Paloma Lodge

Address: Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Price Range: ₹ 18,253 - ₹ 22,816 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Paloma Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
La Paloma Hotel Drake Bay
La Paloma Drake Bay
La Paloma Lodge Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Drake Bay
#3 Family Hotel in Drake Bay
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay
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“Villas 6 and 7 were great! Near beach & away from the lodge for peace & quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles TheHolcomb10, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had room #1....lovely and amazing views and sound of the surf!”
 of 5 bubbles kathleenflood65, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Adk about ocean views vs obstructed views”
 of 5 bubbles MDTraveler44, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles LindaCJ5747EG, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“One story deluxe rancho with ocean view. We had the last unit, I think No. 7. Very quiet, nice deck.”
 of 5 bubbles Cartledge, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
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