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Playa Cativo Lodge

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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Beachfront
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Airport Transportation
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I don’t think one hotel has ever captured our hearts like Playa Cativo did. The location is truly stunning, the range of activities is fantastic, the food was delicious, but the people were exceptional. We were met at the airport by Federico for the short...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Our stay at Playa Cativo Lodge was truly spectacular. The hotel sits within the Piedras Blancas National Park and you feel as though you’ve arrived in a part of the world totally remote from everyday life. The boat ride from the port in Golfito, a...More

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Response from Allen M, Director of Sales at Playa Cativo LodgeResponded 31 January 2018

Dear PineStreetEater; What a wonderful feeling for all of us at Playa Cativo to learn about your experience, once again we are very proud to have achieved our main goal on providing an enjoyable and amazing holiday to you and your family here in our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paradise does exist in the form of a spectacular eco-lodge called Playa Cativo, which is located across the Golfo Dulce from Puerto Jimenez and north along the coast from Golfito. Upon an impressive arrival by boat, my friend and I were greeted by the warm...More

Thank Emily T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From my arrival to Playa Cativo Lodge, being greeted by a genuinely warm and welcoming I immediately felt the day-to-day tensions of life ease away. The lodge offers a beautiful open vista of the water and grounds, allowing for the exquisite sounds of the birds...More

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 22 February 2018

This is not a review, but a report of our booking experience. In early July 2017 we contacted the Lodge and booked the Wildlife and Birding Lovers package for five nights in January 2018. We paid a 25% deposit (over 1,000 dollars). Unfortunately in mid...More

Thank Worksop
Response from Allen M, Director of Sales at Playa Cativo LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Worsop, We hope you are doing great. Once again, we apologize for not being able to host you on your trip to beautiful Costa Rica due to the renovation. We'd love to tell you that we have finished the renovation of our lodge and...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Laundry Service
Concierge
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$607 - US$1,153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Golfito
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Golfito
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$607 - US$1,153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Golfito
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Golfito
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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kraejohnson
16 October 2017|
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Response from Allen M | Property representative |
Dear Kraejohnson, Thank you for contacting us and for your interest. Yes, there is a great network of trails around the Lodge's private reserve that people can go self guided, some of them reach a beautiful jungle... More
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MiMiMurrieta
13 January 2017|
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Response from Allen M | Property representative |
Dear MiMiMurrieta, Thank you very much for contacting us, we are honored by your interest on our property. Sometimes we do get visitors from cruises that arrive near Golfo Dulce and they come to Playa Cativo during the... More
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"Cativo lodge - perfect for a bit of seclusion and great views"
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"All the rooms are amazing and they’re adding more. You can’t go wrong."
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"I'm sure every accommodation is excellent, but if you can afford the premium level it is spectacular"
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"Top floor for bathroom with a magnificent view."
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