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La Cusinga Eco Lodge

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Reviewed 14 January 2010

Beautiful views, attentive staff, local food fit for a king. The beach is pristine and empty, and you wake up to monkeys and birds everywhere. For those who want to just lay on the beach or birdwatch, a great spot. For those who want more, Uvita is a couple miles away, where tours and more are available. Great place to...

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san jose ca
Reviewed 6 January 2010

All the wonderful comments are not exaggerated. It is very peaceful. The rooms are very clean. Diego and Cindy catered to our every need. Chef Dave is everything that is posted and then some. I had the best meals I have ever had. \ It is a hike to the rooms and the hike to the beach is 15 minutes...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 January 2010

Driving to La Cusinga from San Jose took about 5 hours, but it was worth it. This place is beautiful and a perfect place to stay for those who want a true ecolodge experience. Getting to the beach was a steep descent down man made stairs, but we saw monkeys, birds, frogs and butterflies every time we took the 15-20...

Thank foodlover76
St. Louis, MO
Reviewed 22 December 2009

I stayed at La Cusinga in November 2009 with my sister and we both loved the place. La Cusinga is what I'd call a luxury eco-lodge. It combines a natural setting of forested hills, trails and beach with large, beautiful but rustic feeling cabins. Our cabin had a great view of an almond tree where aracari's, parrots and other birds...

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denver co
Reviewed 15 December 2009

I have to begin by saying that the employees at La Cusinga are exceptional. They are friendly, helpful, willing, kind, patient and so much more. That being said, I was very disappointed with my stay at La Cusinga. I was traveling alone and had just come from Manuel Antonio where I paid $75 a night for a fabulous room and...

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Hola, yes I do reply to most commends, so I will to the same here. I do understand your concern and your points. The internet as we told you the Router got flooded and we got a new one, which is working... You and I tried to make it work, but we could not. I am not good with tech...

Reviewed 6 December 2009

Superb place in every respect. Based on ecological and sustainability principles. Restaurant: 10 out of 10. Rita and Chef of the Jungle David are among the very best. Wonderful views of the Pacific.

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Reviewed 26 November 2009

La Cusinga Lodge is truly a magical place set high above the Bahia Ballena on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. There is incredible wildlife viewing opportunities, isolated beaches for bathing and walking, stunning views from the simple yet spacious cabinos. The fresh organic local food is excellent. The staff are warm, friendly, and super efficient. Tours to the Osa...

Thank seagirloz
Reviewed 14 November 2009

This was one of the highlights of a three week excursion to Costa Rica. I found it to be a shining example of what ecotourism can be. I came here as part of a group tour, and we stayed for three days in a larger, dorm style room. These rooms were well designed and fit our needs perfectly. Although I...

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Harrisburg, PA
Reviewed 6 October 2009

My wife and I stayed for a week at La Cusinga in mid September and regrettably had to return home with so many places left to see and things left undone. We'll get to them next trip and we do plan to get back as soon as we can! Rarely have we felt as valued as we did during our...

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed 24 September 2009

As a fairly frequent visitor to Costa Rica - my oldest daughter has been a Peace Corps volunteer near Uvita for over two years - I've had the opportunity to experience most of the area's riches, from off-the-beaten-path beaches to whale watching, ziplining through jungle treetops to breathtaking hikes, and staying in a tiny villa with a perfect view of...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hidden in the hilltops overlooking the pristine beaches of Costa Rica's still-virgin south pacific, where the ocean crashes into the jungle sits La Cusinga. Tucked away in a private reserve of over 600 acres, this rainforest lodge provides guests with sweeping ocean views, sandy beaches, natural pools, and the chance to experience the burgeoning forests and astonishing wildlife of the country's most famous ecosystem - OSA. The hotel offers ten rooms designed with sustainably-harvested wood and local materials to maximize comfort while minimizing impact on the environment. The open-air restaurant creates an ideal setting for couples and families alike to enjoy delicious tropical dishes made with fresh produce grown on our farm. The lodge's genuine commitment to sustainable practices along with our first-hand experience in local and national conservation efforts enrich our guests' appreciation of these ecosystems and the importance of their continued preservation. This unique insight enhances the exploration of the natural surroundings while the beautiful location offers the tranquility of fresh ocean breezes and breathtaking sunsets that make for the perfect tropical escape. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Cusinga Eco Lodge

Address: 200 south of km mark 166 | 5 KM south of Uvita Bridge, between KM Mark 166 & 1677, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Uvita
Price Range: ₹ 10,144 - ₹ 14,725 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Cusinga Eco Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
La Cusinga Eco Hotel Uvita
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#2 Green Hotel in Uvita
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Uvita
#4 Spa Hotel in Uvita
#5 Romantic Hotel in Uvita
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