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Star Mountain Jungle Lodge

2 kms on the Cabuya Road, Mal Pais Costa Rica See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

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...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

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...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of stay: May 2018
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

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...More

Date of stay: April 2018
2  Thank JeffreyB1998
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Nestled in the foothills, immediately East of Mal Pais, I’ve found this charming, quiet, nature paradise, away from HECTIC Santa Teresa. The Star Mountain staff, was VERY courteous and well informed as to local activities and adventures. Complete with a relaxing pool and plenty of...More

Date of stay: February 2018
2  Thank 49eL_viajero
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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 More 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. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$94 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$94 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
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Pool & Beach (11)
Dining (4)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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"All rooms are excellent!"
4 May 2018
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"The furthest room on the right was the nicest"
12 Mar 2018
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"Mary's down the road is our closest and favorite place to eat. Absolutely delicious!"
18 Jan 2018
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"The wifi is included in your stay, rooms 1-4 it is shaky. Casita signal is strong. Wifi works great in the..."
5 Aug 2017
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