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Star Mountain Jungle Lodge

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Room & Suite (13)
Pool & Beach (11)


Welcome to Star Mountain, a charming Costa Rican eco-lodge nestled within a 225-acre sanctuary in the hills above Mal Pais.Come experience the power and beauty of the jungle while relaxing in our comfortable eco lodge. With 4 guest rooms and 1 house for rent our resort is intimate, low-impact, and ideal for a medium sized group. It is the perfect spot for nature lovers who want to experience unspoiled nature and tranquility while enjoying all the amenities of fine lodging and dining.Our commitment is to provide our guests with the vacation they desire. For adventure seekers, opportunities abound in the dry tropical rain forest and on the beach. For people seeking a tranquil setting to decompress, we offer you an oasis where the only sounds you will hear are the grousing of howler monkeys and a symphony of birds.Star Mountain is tucked in the hills above Mal Pais next to the Cabo Blanco National Park. Our vast property forms a continuous stretch of forest with Costa Rica's oldest nature reserve.Star Mountain is a mosaic of jungle, rolling hills, mountains, and streams with hiking trails throughout and plateau views of the light sandy beaches of Mal Pais and Santa Teresa. Famous Mal Pais Beach is only one mile away downhill and many other Costa Rica's finest surf breaks are within minutes.Treat yourself to this luxurious ecological paradise in Costa Rica - where the jungle meets the ocean.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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What more can I say, 3 nights of pure bliss. A jungle/forest retreat, surrounded by many acres of their own land. Bungalow type rooms with their own veranda; sitting outside just listening to the sounds of the jungle is a pleasure. They have a 3 mile nature trail through their
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Star Mountain Lodge is a spectacular hidden gem, nestled in a jungle paradise, surrounded my all that nature has to offer. I loved eating breakfast on the patio, being visited by birds and animals, while listening to the sounds of the jungle. I can't wait to go back to visit the
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We were a group of 14–4 families that all had a recent graduate and this was a trip to celebrate and to let the kids have fun before they all head in different directions. We had the entire resort. Pia and Rafael (the caretakers) took such good care of everything and were good
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Delightful stay, exceptional value. A few minutes away from everything you could want - great beaches, hiking trails and delicious food. I really can’t wait to go back and keep my home base @ Star Mountain.
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I arrived in Tambor and it was my first time in this part of Costa Rica. Star Mountain is located very close to everything in town. The place is magic! Super comfortable and very nice accommodations. There is a very nice swimming pool with crystal clear water and is located in
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Beautiful bird near the upper rooms
View from top of nature trail hike
View from top of nature trail hike
Path from kitchen to pool
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Please let me know if the rooms have air conditioning?
"All are good"
"All rooms are excellent!"
"The furthest room on the right was the nicest"
"Mary's down the road is our closest and favorite place to eat. Absolutely delicious!"
"The wifi is included in your stay, rooms 1-4 it is shaky. Casita signal is strong. Wifi works great in the restaurant which is lovely."
US$95 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasMal Pais
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