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Amherst, MA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 20 year old daughter and I had a wonderful time in our week at the Saladero Eco Lodge. Susan and Harvey are knowledgeable, caring, interesting hosts and the rest of their staff are as friendly and helpful (especially Paulina, the cook). Every aspect of the experience is dedicated to sustainability and a care for the natural world. We loved...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many great, detailed reviews here, so I'll make mine concise. Choose Saladero if you are looking for: An abundance of wildlife An immersive rainforest experience Fun, engaging, attentive hosts Excellent, local food Adventure and relaxation both in one place Don't choose Saladero if you are looking for: Air conditioning Yoga taught by a 12th degree Jedi A massage...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Saladero's location is just about as perfect as anyone could possibly conceive--a tropical bay surrounded down to the water on either side by primary and secondary rain forest. An opening (previously this was a pineapple and other plantation) for the lodge facilities allows and encourages the local wildlife to walk in or hang around on the fringes. Truly magnificent spot!...

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South Florida, Florida
Reviewed 8 January 2017

When planning a first time trip to Costa Rica for my son and I, I chose Saladero Eco Lodge for the first stop of our adventure. This turned out to be the best decision of the entire trip! From the moment Harvey met us at the airport in Puerto Jimenez, we knew we were in for something magical. The boat...

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Blind Bay, Canada
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Saladero Eco Lodge was our second stay for this trip to Costa Rica, and we stayed 6 nights. We were greeted by Susan immediately upon landing at the beach, and given refreshing local fruit juice and lemongrass tea. She did a brief tour of the common area and then showed us to our snug cabin, with promises of a grounds...

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Escalante, Utah
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Our hosts were very personable and accommodating to making our stay the most comfortable. The lagoon was where we spent most our time kayaking, snorkeling, stand-up-paddle boarding, swimming with all the gear available and easy to use. Susan always had plenty of great home cooked meals for us eat leisurely. Very relaxing yet full of sporting activity and interesting wildlife...

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Charlottetown
Reviewed 13 December 2016

If you are looking for air conditioning and Jacuzzis, this is not your place. On the other hand, if you want to experience natural Costa Rica, I can't imagine there is any better place to do it. (We stayed in 4 lodges/resorts in Costa Rica - all were good, but this was, by far, the most amazing experience we had.)...

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Reviewed 24 November 2016

This was our first taste of "eco" lodging and we were delighted with Saladero. Susan and Harvey made us feel really welcome and more like friends of the family than guests. The lodge has stunning views from the verandah and the grounds and activities available made the stay an unforgettable experience. We were lodged in the Bach house which was...

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Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 22 November 2016

My wife and I have made 8 trips to Costa Rica in 7 years and this was by far the best place we've been. Saladero Ecolodge is not just "eco" in name, but totally "eco" in practice as well. First class service from everyone, especially the owners - who also happen to cook the best meals we've had in Costa...

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Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We stayed here for 11 fantastic nights. Harvey and Susan treat every guest with a kindness usually reserved for family. To begin, highly recommend booking this place WITH Saladero (like on their website), because they can offer invaluable information about getting to Saladero and about their accommodations that Booking.com and other tertiary sites can't offer. This is truly a special...

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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All inclusive beachfront eco lodge with 450 acres of primary rainforest. Three tropical screened cabins. The second floor of the Beach house sleeps 6, the Tree cabin sleeps 4, the new bungalow sleeps 2 and the Mariposa sleeps 4. The room prices Include boat pickup and return to Golfito or Pto Jimenez, 3 meals a day (much of our food is grown here organically), afternoon snack, natural juices, unlimited use of nature trails, snorkel equipment, fishing equipment and kayaks. Two coral reefs and the Rio Esquinas mangrove estuary close by. 1/2 Mile of beach front, 30 acres of tropical gardens, 450 acres of primary rain forest. Birding is outstanding and fish right in front of the property. Many optional tours available including the river mangroves by kayak, river mangroves by boat, canopy tour, snorkeling coral reefs, horseback riding, botanical gardens and chocolate farm tour. ... more   less 

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Address: Rio Esquinas | Golfito, Costa Rica, Golfito 60701, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Golfito
Price Range: RM945 - RM1,150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“All accommodations are very different, look at the website and pick the one that suits you.”
 of 5 bubbles JillS3, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The bungalow is ensuite and close to the Beach house while being very peaceful”
 of 5 bubbles culkein, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Glamping Tents were private and romantic, if you need 'walls' choose a cabin or tree house.”
 of 5 bubbles jalapeno_margarita, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The beach house has a great view of the gulf and the grounds.”
 of 5 bubbles 341charless, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The Tree House is the room to have”
 of 5 bubbles seakrait, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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