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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

What an amazing place! We stayed just 2 nights but took full advantage of the offerings. We took the farm tour, the chocolate tour and the rainforest night hike, all with Ismael, all highly recommended. We learned so much and are SO impressed with the sustainable farming, the incredible biodiversity and the whole way Finca Luna Nueva operates. Ismael is... More 

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fincaluna, Director General at Finca Luna Nueva Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Janet, Thank you so much for visiting us. We are so happy that even though it was a short stay you could enjoy our tours. Ismael is a great guide and we are very lucky to have him. We are also pleased that you got to enjoy our farm to table concept. It is very important for us to... More 

San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We stayed three nights as a family of five, boys ages 11, 15, and 17. The on-site wildlife is simply incredible. We saw multiple toucans, a mama sloth and her baby, numerous other species of birds, iguanas, an agouti, and many different frogs and insects on the Night Hike w Ismael. He is amazing...extremely knowledgable of the plants and animals... More 

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fincaluna, Director General at Finca Luna Nueva Lodge, responded to this review

Dear sassycindy72, Thank you so much for this nice comment on our lodge. We are so happy that you and your family had such a great time with us. We loved the fact that you got to see so much of our wildlife, it is definitely a neat experience for kids and family. Ismael truly enjoys his job and we... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 July 2016

If you want a memorable, unique experience in a Costa Rican rain forest that balances comforts of home with access to wildlife and nature, then Finca Luna Nueva is the place for you. My fiancé and I were looking for a getaway vacation that combined a reasonable travel distance and price (from Washington, DC), with an utterly unique experience that... More 

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fincaluna, Gerente at Finca Luna Nueva Lodge, responded to this review

Dear JHParker74, Thank you so much for sharing your experience at Finca Luna Nueva Lodge with us. We are more than thrilled that you and your fiance had such a great time on your getaway vacation. Our best wishes for you on this new stage of your lives and we look forward to having you visit us again sometime in... More 

Portola, California
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We spent five nights at Finca Luna Nueva Lodge and loved every one of them. We were a group of thirteen, ages 7years to 77years and we all found the lodge a perfect place to stay. We ate all of our meals in the outdoor dining area and loved exploring the different foods, spices and juices we were offered. The... More 

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fincaluna, Gerente at Finca Luna Nueva Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jerry W, Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us. We are so pleased that you and your family had such a great time at our lodge. Thank you for choosing us for the 7 days of your vacation, we are happy that you enjoyed the rainforest, our surroundings and the tours. We look forward to seeing... More 

Costa Rica
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

It was my second time at Finca Luna Nueva and it was even better than the first time... The Finca is simply beautiful from the setting in the rain forest to the bio-friendly swimming pool and jacuzzi to the cabin where we stayed. And the food in the restaurant is incredibly good and healthy, too. Everything is organic and bio-dynamically... More 

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fincaluna, Gerente at Finca Luna Nueva Lodge, responded to this review

Dear jujubeeCostaRica, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. We are thrilled that you had a second enjoyable stay at our Lodge. We are happy that you liked our food and staff. It is very important for us to provide the best service possible and we look forward to seeing you again sometime in the future. Finca... More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

What we liked about it: -The location. It's beautiful, accessible, close to La Fortuna and Arenal Volcano. The road we took to get there was insane, but hey, its a mountainous area. We're from the mountains back home so we've seen curvy roads. And given all the gob I'd heard about Costa Rican roads, I was surprised to find most... More 

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fincaluna, Gerente at Finca Luna Nueva Lodge, responded to this review

Dear LeahandEm, Thank you very much for all of your feedback. It is very important for us to know every single detail you metioned, in order to improve and provide a better service to our customers. We have already ordered fresh new clean sheets for every room since we knew the actual sheets weren't in great shape. We also know... More 

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Great place to stay if you want some rest and relaxation. Great food, friendly staff and beautiful grounds to explore. It is a bit of a hike to the bus stop if you're catching public transportation to get there and to Fortuna, otherwise taxis are another easier option to get around.

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fincaluna, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Finca Luna Nueva Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Marian, Thank you so much for visiting us. We are very glad you had a nice time at our place. We look forward to seeing you again sometime in the future. Pura Vida! More 

Ashland, OR
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Comfortable, well run and maintained on the edge of the rain forest. The first day before our excellent breakfast we saw Toucans, a sloth and her baby, an iguana, a 6 foot snake in a tree and a lizard that can walk on water. Wow. Friendly staff pointed out the snake and sloth that we otherwise would have missed. We... More 

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fincaluna, General Manager at Finca Luna Nueva Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Estevao, Thank you so much for this amazing review. We are very pleased you had such a great time with us. Our staff enjoyed showing you our wildlife and preparing the best meals. Steven is very happy that your learned so much about our regenerative practices. We have accomplished very much when our guests learn something new in their... More 

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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent a week there to get away and enjoy an eco-friendly vacation. The grounds were perfect and the staff was very helpful. The food at the restaurant was good and accommodating to my vegetarian needs. It's not super close to activities but also not too far away. Go canyoneering if you have time. So much fun!

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fincaluna, Guest Relations Manager at Finca Luna Nueva Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting us :) We are thrilled you had a good time and we hope you visit us again sometime in the future. Pura Vida! More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Finca Luna Nueva is an amazing resort with clean, organic food served three times a day. Wake up with the jungle and enjoy an amazing day of hiking or photography. Visit Fortuna and check out Eco Termales hot springs The staff is friendly and helpful. Always my place to go in Costa Rica!

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Thank Donna F
fincaluna, Guest Relations Manager at Finca Luna Nueva Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit :) We are happy that you enjoyed our fresh organic meals. Waking up to the sounds of the jungle sure is a unique experience. We are glad you enjoyed it. Pura Vida! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Finca Luna Nueva Lodge is a sustainable rainforest eco-lodge hotel, offering an intimate experience of primary rainforest together with a certified organic biodynamic farm and also we have Certification for Sustainable Tourism in Costa Rica. N 2003 we decided to take our promotion of sustainable practices to the next level by building several beautiful eco-lodges using fallen timber from the farm. Since then we have added a 50 foot high observation tower, a solar heated Jacuzzi, an ozonated swimming pool, and a handicapped accessible rainforest trail. Now you can experience the Costa Rican rainforest, learn about our farm's sustainable practices and relax in our rustic yet luxurious accommodations. Walk through well-groomed rain forest trails on our guided farm tours and hikes, eat gourmet meals prepared from our fresh organic garden produce, and witness the majesty of the Arenal Volcano. For adventure activity enthusiasts, we are located only 30 minutes from La Fortuna, the adventure capital of Costa Rica, and home of world famous Arenal Volcano. La Fortuna is a must see destination for anyone seeking a thrill, and our experienced staff will be more than happy to schedule all of your activities and tours for you. With 17 rooms and 40 beds, accommodations can be made for both the traveler looking for an intimate getaway as well as housing for large groups and conferences. Cancellation Policies: High Season and Holiday Season • Within 45 days there are no charges. • Within 44 to 15 days there is 50% charge of the total amount. • Less than 15 days there is 100% charge of the total amount. • In case of no show there is 100% charge of the total amount. • In case of cancelations within 60 days, we reserve the right to require an increased deposit or modify refund provisions on future groups Low Season • Within 45 days there are no charges. • Between 44 and 15 days there is 25% charge of the total amount. • Less than 15 days there is 100% charge of the total amount. • In case of no show there is 100% charge of the total amount. • In case of cancelations within 60 days, we reserve the right to require an increased deposit or modify refund provisions on future groups ... more   less 

Additional Information about Finca Luna Nueva Lodge

Address: San Isidro de Penas Blancas La fortuna Alajuela, Pocosol, Costa Rica | San Isidro de Penas Blancas La fortuna Alajuela, Pocosol, Costa Rica, Chachagua 158-4400, Costa Rica (Formerly Finca Luna Nueva Lodge)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Chachagua
Price Range: RM449 - RM636 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Finca Luna Nueva Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“If you are wanting more privacy, the bungalows would be the best choice. All the rooms are similar in style.”
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“This review is for the room in Casa Luna, perhaps rooms in Casa Sombra are excellent.”
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“If choosing the family units I would ask for 6, 7, or 9...not 8. We had a view of the other unit and the driveway with noise behind us.”
 of 5 bubbles luv2journey, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Check out the cabins, they offer the best privacy and immersion in the forest”
 of 5 bubbles simonhW1256KB, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Family bungalow #6 has 3 separate rooms, outside space with a hammock and chairs, and is close (but not too close) to the pool/dining area.”
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