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    Rio Magnolia Nature Lodge

    La Alfombra de Baru | 25 km east of Dominical, Alto de San Juan, Baru 11901, Costa Rica
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    Free Wifi
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    Private Balcony
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    My wife, Kirsty, and I spent a truly amazing four nights staying at Rio Magnolia as part of our honeymoon. We happened to be the only guests due to a cancellation and so we were very spoilt and we have been mourning leaving ever since!...More

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    Response from RioMagnolia, Owner at Rio Magnolia Nature LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Philip and Kirsty- Thanks for choosing Rio Magnolia as part of your honeymoon destination... all the way from Scotland! Glad you enjoyed the hike to the waterfall!

    Reviewed 10 January 2018

    Over New Year’s, 2017/18, we had the great fortune to stay at Rio Magnolia with all our family for a week. What a perfect choice! With 9 of us— grandparents, sons and wives, and 3 grandkids, we felt we needed 2 vehicles, so rented 2...More

    1  Thank Linda Y
    Response from RioMagnolia, Owner at Rio Magnolia Nature LodgeResponded 13 January 2018

    It was a pleasure having you and your family stay at Rio Magnolia. You are right about the drive in, especially after dark. It is important that guests plan to meet up with Eliecer our driver/worker at Abast/Soda Elizabeth in San Cristobal (Tinamaste) and get...More

    Reviewed 1 January 2018

    My wife and I spent a wonderful 7 nights over Christmas 2017 at Rio Magnolia. John and Maureen were great hosts, as were the entire staff, and the accommodations and meals were first class. The scenery and the peace and quiet, as well as the...More

    Thank Gregory W
    Response from RioMagnolia, Owner at Rio Magnolia Nature LodgeResponded 2 January 2018

    It was great for us to spend time with you over the Christmas holidays!

    Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

    Had a fantastic stay at Rio Magnolia. John and Maureen (the owners) have built an idyllic spot in the mountains and are lovely people. It is isolated (must have a 4 wheel drive to reach the lodge) but it makes it amazingly peaceful. The staff...More

    Thank phlash23
    Response from RioMagnolia, Owner at Rio Magnolia Nature LodgeResponded 1 January 2018

    So glad you had a nice stay. We enjoyed conversation with the both of you over dinner! Thanks for the tips about diving in this area.

    Reviewed 31 December 2017

    My wife and I capped off our Costa Rica vacation with a 2-night stay at the Rio Magnolia, and it was the perfect way to the end our trip. John and Maureen intuitively provided the perfect balance between making sure we felt welcomed and attended...More

    Thank Graham M
    Response from RioMagnolia, Owner at Rio Magnolia Nature LodgeResponded 1 January 2018

    We hope you will return one day! It was a pleasure meeting you.

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$194 - US$246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Province of San Jose >
    • Perez Zeledon >
    • Baru >
    • Alto de San Juan
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    29 August 2016|
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    Response from RioMagnolia | Property representative |
    Lunch offers a small menu to choose from for $10/person. At 4 pm, enjoy complimentary coffee and tea with cakes or cookies. Since we are a small establishment, we are able to design our daily set dinner menus with the... More
    Korte Y
    2 January 2015|
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    Response from RioMagnolia | Property representative |
    Hi Korte, In general in the city it is safe to drink the water but being your first time in Central America you may be safer with bottled water which is readily available. See you tomorrow!
    Room Tips
    "All rooms were wonderful. Mono Congo up the hill just a bit and separate from Lodge."
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    "El Cafetal was a very large room with walk-in shower, closet with de-humidifier, and an amazing view from the..."
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    "Room tip: El Cielo is spacious, comfortable and the view from the over-hanging deck is amazing."
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    "The ground floor room, El Cielo, is lovely and great for watching birds from your bed!"
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