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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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    Reviewed 16 January 2015

    Great place for our honeymoon. Staff is attentive, but you feel like you have the place to yourself. Hosts are friendly and don't miss any detail. We loved the horseback riding trip to Nauyaca Waterfalls. I would not recommend too many road trips... just stay...More

    2  Thank Korte Y
    Reviewed 14 January 2015

    I don't have much to add to the reviews posted by others except that it is all that they say and more! Everything was perfect and I don't say that lightly or often. To emphasize a few things - getting there is difficult, almost harrowing...More

    Thank 826KathyB
    Reviewed 14 January 2015

    Good things lie tucked away off the beaten path in Costa Rica. The Rio Magnolia Nature Lodge is a spectacular place tucked into a hillside deep in the jungle. Wildlife teems all about the grounds while friendly life (doggies Palomo, Tara and Brinca) add to...More

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    1  Thank ChicoBaldo
    Reviewed 7 January 2015

    One word to describe this place: Magical! You will experience a great deal of tranquility, nature, adventure, and so much more! Maureen & John (the owners) were great, and the staff (David, Tuco, Jonathan and the girls) so courteous and nice! they will make you...More

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    1  Thank Amelia R
    Reviewed 6 January 2015

    Rio Magnolia is off the beaten path but so worth it. Some people seemed to take day trips from here, but we stayed for only two nights so tried to soak in as much of the property -- its views, hiking, swimming -- as we...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
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    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Banquet Room
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • Pool
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    • US$203 - US$242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Province of San Jose >
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    • Alto de San Juan
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    Mikey94510
    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
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    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!
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