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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 25 June 2008

From the second we got to Alby Lodge, David and I knew we were in for an extraordinary experience. Upon entering the grounds, which are meticulously gorgeous, we saw a group of howler monkeys hanging out in the tree right outside our cabina. Thomas and Yvonne met us as we pulled up. We were a few hours early, so our...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 20 March 2008

My husband and I relocated to Costa Rica over a year ago and have spent countless weekends exploring this splendid country. There are few places in the guide books that we haven’t visited and time and again, we find ourselves returning to Cahuita to take pleasure in the laid back Caribbean atmosphere and enjoy a welcome respite from our day...

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Mission Viejo, California
Reviewed 8 February 2008

Alby Lodge is a private piece of PARADISE! The gorgeous garden that surrounds your bungalow is full of tropical flowers, greenery, and fruit trees. Alby Lodge has the BEST garden is all of Cahuita, everything is so lush and green with brilliant colors shinning through. Wildlife abounds, from the groups of wild Howler Monkeys, to Sloth, lizards and tropical birds;...

Thank J-9Lopez
Reviewed 30 October 2007

On our recent trip to Costa Rica, my boyfriend and I stayed four nights at the Alby Lodge. We loved it! It was just out of the way enough to be really relaxing, but we loved that we were only a five-minute walk from the beach and less than ten minutes' walk from all the restaurants in Cahuita. We found...

2Thank miss_peacock
Reviewed 13 October 2007

We found this place to be a unique stay. The accomodation is in private huts on stilts in a well-kept garden. Blue crabs like to dig burrows below the huts! The hut we had was comfortable and clean but a little worn. The room contained a double bed and 1 single, both with mosquito nets, a safety deposit box, bedside...

3Thank zcfawa6
Gig Harbor, Washington
Reviewed 6 September 2007

Yvonne and Thomas were wonderful hosts during our stay at Alby Lodge. The cabinas were exactly what we expected after reviewing their website and other travelers' recommendations. The kitchen was clean and well-stocked. The property is amazingly maintained and they are working on new projects to continue to develop the beautiful grounds. The property is also on the edge of...

1Thank desertpixies
Reviewed 3 September 2007

We arrived in Costa Rica with nothing but a map and a rental car. On a whim we traveled to the Carribean coast first. Using our trusty Lonely Planet drove up the crappy gravel road to Alby Lodge and fell in love. Over the next month we stayed in places costing between $20 and $800 but fell in love with...

3Thank rebnz
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 7 May 2007

This was a perfect place to stay in Costa Rica. The howler monkeys and other exotic birds were just outside our window. Very Cool! This was our favorite place to stay on our many trips to Costa Rica. We loved that you could walk along the jungle and that the jungle was so close to the ocean for a swim....

2Thank starmoon
New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 16 March 2007

The Alby Lodge made out trip to the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica one of the best travel experiences I have ever had. Four private bungalows dot an exquisite garden whose every bush, tree, and flower was planted by Yvonne, the colorful owner of the lodge. The large communal kitchen was convenient, well-stocked and clean, the bungalows were charming with...

3Thank Artgeek
Reviewed 15 September 2006

We enjoyed our stay at Alby Lodge. The grounds are beautiful. The accomodations are great for those who don't mind sharing their time with nature. We had many geckos in the hut with us, found a crab in the toilet, and I loved the howler monkeys that visited twice a day. The town of Cahuita is laid back and low...

5Thank apeakhiker

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Return to nature? At last we have fulfilled a lifetime dream and built our lodge right here on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast close to the National Park. The center of the town and the beautiful white sandy beach are only 200 meters away. lf you are looking for a nice cute place or if you just want to see and listen to Kongos and other animals, You'll love our big Tropical gardens which are surrounded by giant trees. ... more   less 

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Address: Cahuita Centro | 200m from the national park entrance, Cahuita, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Cahuita
Price Range: RM221 - RM265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Alby Hotel Cahuita
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“One cabin is right next to the communal kitchen. 1-2 others are closer to the parked cars area. All very compact.”
  • One of the house geckos inside our cabin.
 of 5 bubbles SubjectivelyObjectiv, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in two different bungalows and both were perfect”
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 of 5 bubbles TanyaAndAlex, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the cabinas closest to the rancho (furthest from the entrance)”
 of 5 bubbles SusanVictoria50, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All of the cabanas are surrounded by lovely gardens, and offer beautiful views and opportunities to see nature.”
 of 5 bubbles F6481KZcatheriner, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Check gaps between the screens and window frames. Some cottages may be better than others.”
 of 5 bubbles johnn329, 2 Feb 2014 | Read review
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