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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Rio Celeste Lodge was our first stop after landing in Liberia for a 2-week trip. The lodge had been recommended to us, and we were not disappointed. The road to get to the lodge from Bijagua really requires a 4-wheel drive, but that is true for many locations in Costa Rica. We loved the simplicity of the rooms - which...

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Costa Rica
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Let's be real — this is some very basic lodging provided by some very sweet people for a very low price in a very out-of-the-way place. I paid $12 for one in a room with a double bed and a bunk bed that could have slept four. I happened to arrive on a night when Doña Casta, the lady of...

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Reviewed 12 February 2015

Very eco lodge....modern, clean, airy......every room has a wonderful view of the gardens, and the northern volcano, and the rainforest hillside, and the sunset......fantastic bird sightings. Excellent three meals of innovative food. They are very accommodating of special dietary needs..... And the critters in the forest: snakes, frogs, butterflies, monkeys.....exciting!!!,

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Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 13 August 2013

The lodge creatively uses recycled materials and low-impact design but lacks a comfortable layout that you would associate with a lodge. It's a very small and compact place and feels like you're outside the whole time. The grounds are nicely and simply landscaped, but there are no large trees right by the lodge. Besides visiting Rio Celeste, there is nothing...

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Reviewed 11 July 2013

We took one night all meals inclusive, drinks are not included. We arrived at 3pm and asked if we could get eat lunch. The co-owner asked his cook to make us something, it was a chicken breast with mango glacé, it was delicious! All the meals were delicious and served really fast a couple of minutes after we sat at...

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Sammamish, Washington
Reviewed 25 January 2013

It was a pleasure to stay at this absolutely eco-friendly, beautiful lodge!! Excelent view from the room, good food and impecable service! French owner always around taking care of details. Any food allergies or restrictions you may have are taken into consideration for the menu if you ask for it in advance. Good!! We have a very pleasant stay. Very...

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Reviewed 24 October 2012

I was here with several friends on a spontaneous trip recently- we had so much fun in this place!- The owner, Martin is an excellent host, his wife cooks really well and treated us like family. He showed us the beautiful Rio Celeste behind his Casa and also took us to milk cows based on my request in the early...

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Reviewed 12 April 2012

A real pleasure stay there. The place and the surroundig area are wonderful, the lodge is very nice with a incredible view from the room, great atmosfere and the french owner perfect. Absolute clean. Giorgio and Ottavia Italy

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Address: 1 KM antes del Parque Nacional volcan Tenorio, Bijagua de Upala, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Bijagua de Upala
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“Don't worry, they'll probably give you the only room they have!”
 of 5 bubbles 970karlk, 15 Mar 2015 | Read review
“There are upstairs and downstairs rooms...all have a great view....maybe upstairs is a teeny bit better.”
 of 5 bubbles NHethel, 12 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Due to the location of the lodge, all rooms have a beautiful view.”
 of 5 bubbles Angela_Travelers, 24 Jan 2013 | Read review
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