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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not your average lodge stay; from the beautiful mountaintop surroundings, the organic farm to table meals prepared with love by the charming staff (like a home cooked meal from your grandmother), to the natural water hot tub, horse back riding and hiking, it is truly a getaway. Sip wine while sitting in rocking chairs on the front candle...

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Seattle, Wa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a special place - charming cabins set in a lush environment complete with all kinds of birds and other wildlife, delicious and healthy meals, close to the national park, and other trails on and off property. Come here to get refreshed - do nothing or hike/swim in the raging river/ride horses. Forget about trying to get wi-fi but...

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Reviewed 29 November 2016

This place is charming. Minimal electricity, 3 meals served from scratch, amazing sight seeing at the near by Tenorio National Park, excellent guide- Alejandro. He will even stop at a coffee and cacao plantation near by where you can buy very inexpensive FRESH coffee and cacao powder. A very special place if you like the sort of thing listed above....

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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

La Carolina lodge is the most beautiful place my husband and I have visited on our two- (6 week at a time) visits to Costa Rica. The staff is the best, I challenge you to find better anywhere. Accommodations are "actually it is hard to find the right word". All I can say that there are times I was overwhelmed....

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

My husband and I brought our two kids, ages 9 and 15, and my MIL, age 79, for a two night getaway. We are in CR for 6 1/2 months and have had 7+ people recommend this place and it did not disappoint. We had a great time hiking around the property, riding horses, milking cows, feeding the pigs, enjoying...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We were on a romantic vacation at the Carolina Lodge. It was an amazing combination of wild nature and the comfort of a loving home. The food was very good, tasted like home made with lots of love. The room is like a small apartment, very clean. We went on a horse ride and experienced the wild nature. Highly recommended...

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nosara
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Two peaceful days at La Carolina during the off-season. Friendly staff, clean accomodations. We stayed in the main house and did not have to deal with the noise from the kitchen and dining area, as there was noone else hosted there. The main house is close to the river, that was flowing hard. So noise could be bothersome for some...

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Saint John, Canada
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Our family of 4 stayed in the Toucan cabin. They provided us with an extra mattress to put on the floor but as it turned out we didn't need it, the king size bed was enormous so my husband, youngest daughter and I all shared that bed and our teenage daughter slept in the twin bed. The cabins are dark...

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Zürich- switzerland
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stayed at La Carolina Lodge with our two boys (4&7) for three nights during our 4 week Costa Rica holiday and it was very relaxing. We had great days. The ranch is off the beaten route in the countryside with lots to do: a beautiful river floating by to jump in, a hot pool, jungle trails, horseback riding (best...

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 25 July 2016

La Carolina lodge was pure pleasure from the moment we arrived. We stayed in Toucan cabin which is shown in the picture. The food is good the staff are great and this is some of the best trained horses I have ever ridden. The sound of river while reading a book is so magical. I will definitely be back

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
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  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about La Carolina Lodge

Address: San Miguel | Bijagua, Bijagua de Upala 21301, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Bijagua de Upala
Price Range: RM492 - RM581 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
La Carolina Hotel Province Of Guanacaste
Hotel La Carolina
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“The Toucan cabin has two porches and its own wood-fired outdoor tub.”
 of 5 bubbles PickyPeggy, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The cabina closest to laundry has best wifi reception ;)”
 of 5 bubbles Kl-brise, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Book the main cabin if you are together in a group or one of the large private homes. The river cabins are super romantic:)”
 of 5 bubbles staceyw711, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get the hot tub if available.”
 of 5 bubbles Penope, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“rooms behind main house aren't woken up by howler monkeys”
 of 5 bubbles jillvandw, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
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