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Nature Observatorio

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Open Now: 00:00 - 23:59
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A Night in the Jungle

My husband and I spent a memorable night in this architecturally stunning tree fort. He suffers... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
NorthStar469179
Unforgettable experience!

Very unique project, one of the best in the world :) We highly recommend it. Treehouse is place... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
05tka
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Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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Nature Observatorio is a beautiful treehouse suspended 25 meters up on a tree in the middle of the jungle in the Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge at the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. Enjoy wonderful nature hike through primary forest, exercise...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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El Arbol road 2 km North, Manzanillo 70403, Costa Rica
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+506 8628 2663
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I spent a memorable night in this architecturally stunning tree fort. He suffers from acrophobia but did not want to stand in the way of me experiencing my heart's desire. Peter hiked us in and gave us a marvelous tour of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very unique project, one of the best in the world :) We highly recommend it. Treehouse is place where you can have a peaceful time for exploring flora and fauna in the crowns of trees. You find here pure energy and come back home happy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 05tka
Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the treehouse for one night and it was definately a remarkable and unique experience! During the hike (which is like a personal primary forest tour) you learn a lot about costa rican nature and you can spot a lot of animals (from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Expedition 1 Adam Bernau I have to repeat the sentence of Leonardo DiCaprio from the Movie Beach: Its PARADISE!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

While traveling Costa Rica on a budget for two weeks, my boyfriend and I decided to splurge on this tree house and we couldn't be happier that we did. This was one of our most loved and most memorable experiences in Costa Rica. We met...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

After an easy 40 minute hike through the rainforest with an enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide, we had Hans, we arrived at the tree house and were helped to the top via ropes. We were left with some wine, food, and binoculars to enjoy watching the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

This was my first experience on a tree house and I could not be more happy with it. The house is in the middle of the jungle surrounded only by trees and animals with an amazing view on the sea and the whole jungle. I...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank 850lu
Reviewed 14 October 2018

My daughter and I were a bit disappointed with how touristy and un-natural Costa Rica was the first half of our trip. But our stay in the tree house redeemed our trip! It was the first exposure to raw, real nature and a once in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Ari F
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

After a magic short walk in true real jungle crossing rivers and animal paths we reached huge tree and looked up :). I was a bit hesitant, it was really high and we had no experience climbing on the ropes. But Peter, our guide, gave...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank mirofulop
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Unique place and perfect idea makes this place truly amazing. An awesome guy Peter knows how to make it. We are happy to have this experience. Cannot wait to come back again;)

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Michal P
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Jenna M
22 March 2018|
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Hi Jenna. For tour please book at least one day before. Thanks
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Heather98_12
6 January 2018|
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Response from NatureObservatorio | Property representative |
Hi Heather, we are glad that you booked the stay, hope we answered all your questions. Thanks a lot.
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Risiak
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