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Nature Observatorio

#2 of 16 things to do in Manzanillo Features Animals
El Arbol road 2 km North, Manzanillo 70403, Costa Rica
+506 8628 2663
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Put This on Your Bucket List

My group of 6 women did a half day hike with Peter and his wonderful volunteers. He took us on a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
aquasoul
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Minnesota
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The best Tree House of the world

You have got to see it, it is one of the 100 things on the bucket list. Peter is very dedicated to... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
Muskatela
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Baden, Austria
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El Arbol road 2 km North, Manzanillo 70403, Costa Rica
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+506 8628 2663
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My group of 6 women did a half day hike with Peter and his wonderful volunteers. He took us on a jungle hike up to a high point where he built his amazing fully suspended treehouse. Peter is very passionate and articulate in explaining the...More

Thank aquasoul
Reviewed 20 February 2017

You have got to see it, it is one of the 100 things on the bucket list. Peter is very dedicated to his primary forest and knows a lot about it. If you can, spend the night on top. Bring a Jacket for the night,...More

Thank Muskatela
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved staying at this place. I found it months before our trip and was really looking forward to it. It did not disappoint. You walk through the rainforest to get there, then rappel up into the treehouse. So much fun. Loved the design and...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I can't think of any better place in the world to be than the heart of the nature itself. What I must say is that you can never feel homesick or alone up there in the treehouse because it just makes you feel connected to...More

1  Thank Tereza S
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We had an extraordinary nature experience at the Amazing Treehouse and Nature Observatorio in Manzanillo, Costa Rica! Guided by designer and builder, Peter Garcar, we were given an expert tour of the jungle on a short hike through gorgeous primal rainforest. Then we arrived at...More

1  Thank PVgal2017
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This was one of the best experiences in my life staying at the Amazing treehouse. Very unique and adventurous. Thank you Peter for the this great experience and the tour.

Thank Svetpat
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

This was my fifth visit to Nature Observatorio. Every visit is different and very fulfiling. You see different animals literally every day, the jungle is always full of surprises. Peter, Jason, Misa and Felix are the best tour guides ever, they will explain you everything...More

Thank Risiak
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I agree with all of the superpositive reviews in here. As with every treehouse, a stay in one releases your inner child and brings you closer to nature. Of course there are many more treehouses in Costa Rica, but it feels like the Observatorio in...More

Thank krisdseg
Reviewed 17 January 2017

One of the most amazing experiences of my life. To go into the jungle with Peter Garčár who knows rainforest for 16 years as his own hand and knows about plants and animals everything and can talk about it hours. Climb up to the rainforest...More

Thank KatkaRemka
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Amazing beautiful nature. Good morning with screaming howler monkeys, small jumping frogs and very nice view far far away

Thank Adam D
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daisylady24
Hello, I am having trouble getting a hold of someone to ask questions about availability and cost of staying in the tree house. Can someone help me get in touch with who i need to speak to? Thank you!
17 April 2016|
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Response from coco-nut59 | Reviewed this property |
Peter is pretty good in answering his email in timely manner, but try again. You could also see his listing on Airbnb,you kinda tell the availability through the calendar.
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newreview5
We will be on a cruise stopover (Princess Cruises); how long does it take to get from Limon to this tree and is this a reasonable stopover excursion given the time available (11 hrs)? Do you have a van or bus to pick us up and drop off? David
30 December 2014|
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Response from Tracey B | Reviewed this property |
David,I think you would need 2 hours each way to be on the safe side.I don't know if you would manage it however you could e-mail Peter who owns and runs the observatory,you need to be mindfull that you hike through primary... More
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Foffi73
Hello, I suffer from vertigo. According to you it is possible to sleep on the tree?
14 April 2015|
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Response from NatureObservatorio | Property representative |
We had guests staying in treehouse with different levels of vertigo. Hardest part would be climbing up but one's you are there it is a very rewarding feeling of accomplishment. While you climb there is one guide assisting... More
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