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rochester, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2013

we stayed here for 4 days in February and had a magical trip. We stayed in Casa Coco which is a stand alone house that is a short drive away from the main lodge. It's perfect for 2 couples with beautiful bedrooms, kitchen, bathrooms (out door showers that are wonderful) and an amazing wrap around porch/deck with chairs, hammocks, dining... More 

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South Salem, New York
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Reviewed 21 April 2013

It's difficult to select what was better; the unobstructed view of the Pacific Ocean, the very comfortable bungalow, the outdoor shower, the trails, the wildlife, the friendly and accommodating staff, or the gourmet meals. Definitely go to their web site for a detailed description of this eco-lodge.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Six of stayed for 5 nights. It went by like 5 hours, ALWAYS something to do or see. Wonderful staff, very helpful. Terrific meals everyday, everything home made even the bread!! We have been to Costa Rica a few times before but this was our favorite. As many animals on the BDC grounds as we saw in Corcovado Park. Phillip,... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2013

I can't recommend Bosque Del Cabo highly enough; I loved just about everything about it. The main nature guide / naturalist on the property, Phillip, was a real treat -- very much not a warm and fuzzy people person, but very passionate about everything about the environment around the resort, including plants, animals, geology, the entire ecosystem. He is a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 April 2013

We were extremely happy with our recent decision to stay at Bosque. The best things about our stay were the friendliness of the staff and excellent service, the great walks you are able to do on your own at the lodge and the vast amount of flora and fauna we saw and the laid back comfort at the lodge. We... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 29 March 2013

Bosque del Cabo is a gem of a resort on the wild, barely settled tip of the Osa Peninsula. The accommodations are first-rate but not overly fussy; the attention to the environment is impressive; the staff is knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. And to call the wildlife abundant doesn't begin to approach the reality. three types of monkeys, scarlet macaws, three-toed... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 26 March 2013

Bosque Del Cabo is the most wonderful, beautiful retreat inside the jungle that I have ever seen. We just got back from 6 nights at this amazing Lodge. One of the most beautiful places I have ever been, but be advised that you're in the middle of the jungle, it's warm, humid and there is no A/C, but really it... More 

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Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Bosque Del Cabo is a wonderful place on a wonderful Peninsula. If I could 'out do' National Geograhic's description of the Osa as being one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet I would. I could say Bosque in place of Osa as being one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet. This place truly had... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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Reviewed 12 March 2013

All of you out there who are anticipating or considering, this is just going to be one more rave. We just got back from six nights at Bosque del Cabo, our first time in Costa Rica; it truly feels like we've been to paradise and lived to tell the tale. A little herd of wild peccaries came shyly across the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Bosque del Cabo is something everyone should experience at least once in their lifetime. The cabinas are gorgeous, but beware -- you're smack, dab in the middle of the jungle and there's no A/C. When you go to bed, it's hot and sticky (the tiny fan does little to ameliorate this), but by the middle of the night, you're pulling... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bosque del Cabo is a romantic getaway and a naturalist’s dream, come true. Crowning a point 500 feet above where the Golfo Dulce meets the Pacific Ocean, nestled in the unspoiled jungles of Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula is a paradise found. Located in a unique and fortunate position at the very tip of the Osa Peninsula in the southern Pacific region of Costa Rica, this 750+ acre forest reserve features private, spacious bungalows and gorgeous houses perched atop the cliffs of Cabo Matapalo, each with beautiful ocean views, tropical breezes and the rainforest at your doorstep; or choose beautiful and rustic garden view accommodations surrounded by thriving rainforests. Hiking trails lead you through the forest to deserted beaches on both the Golfo Dulce and Pacific Ocean. Bosque del Cabo, which opened its doors as a hotel in 1990, is owner operated and dedicated to forest preservation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bosque del Cabo Rainforest Lodge

Address: Cabo Matapalo | Peninsula de Osa, Cabo Matapalo 60702, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Cabo Matapalo
Price Range: RM925 - RM1,608 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bosque del Cabo Rainforest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Hard to imagine a bad room here.”
 of 5 bubbles kittyheaven, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All of the thatched chalets are private with a stunning view”
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  • Even with a storm in the distance, the view from our private deck was idyllic
 of 5 bubbles DavidSmallWorldP, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All of the cabinas have spectacular views.”
  • Watch monkeys and macaws as you shower
 of 5 bubbles LAS321, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The homes have the best accommodations.”
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  • Private trails.
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 of 5 bubbles patriciasL4943IS, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I've stayed in most of the cabinas and houses here, it's honestly hard to go wrong. I would stay in any of them again.”
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