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The Lost Iguana Resort is Arenal's newest hotel, offering luxury accommodations in the rain forest The resort's 100 acre property overlooks the world's most active volcano, Arenal Volcano located near La Fortuna, Costa Rica. A premiere, upscale retreat nestled gently in the jungle, the Lost Iguana Resort only offers rooms with large private balconies overlooking the Arenal Volcano and Arenal River Gorge. All rooms are spacious and well appointed with first-class furnishings, artwork and full amenities.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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The Lost Iguana exceeded our expectations! The grounds were amazing and the pools with swim up bar and options of a cool or warm pool was a plus. The golf cart service was great and we enjoyed the lovely breakfast each morning. Our room was perfect with an amazing patio and
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Response from Lost-iguana-Resort, Director of Sales at Lost Iguana Resort & Spa
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Hello From Costa Rica, Hello From Lost Iguana Thank you so much for such a Wonderfull comment about our Hotel, it makes us very happy about our job and the effort we've been adding to every detail Let us know next time you are coming back to our Hotel to wait for you with some special details which could be at our amazing Spa or even a Dinner in our Blue hibiscus Restaurant Pura Vida Lost Iguana Resort and Spa
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Resort was really tranquil and the view from the balcony was exceptional! It is a fairly isolated location if you don’t have a vehicle but the restaurant on site was good and the hiking trails were nice. Plus it’s really close to the hanging bridges. The room was nice and very
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Response from Lost-iguana-Resort, Director of Sales at Lost Iguana Resort & Spa
Responded 2 days ago
Greetings from Costa Rica, Pura Vida We are very grateful for your comment, the description of our services is excellent, thank you very much for staying with us. We hope to see you again enjoying our services. like the restaurant, bar, swimming pools, spa massages Lost Iguana Resort and Spa
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What a beautiful place. The staff is willing to meet & anticipate all needs - from breakfast to massages, from tickets & tours to hot & cold swim pools. The grounds could be a botanical garden. Our outdoor grotto shower was a big hit. We would welcome the opportunity to return
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Response from Lost-iguana-Resort, Director of Sales at Lost Iguana Resort & Spa
Responded 3 days ago
Greetings from Costa Rica, we are very grateful for your comment, we are pleased that you had the opportunity to enjoy our hotel in that way, thanks for being part of our Lost Iguana family We invite you on your next trip to enjoy our nature trails, our sanctuary of birds and frogs, our highly recommended stone massage Thank you very much for your good comment, hope to see you once again in our Resort Lost Iguana Resort and Spa
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This is an exceptional resort! Upon arriving we were greeted with a warm welcome and beautiful fruit drink. Each room has a view of the volcano - rooms are clean and beautifully decorated. The grounds are like a nature preserve with hiking trails and lush flowers. The staff
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Response from Lost-iguana-Resort, Director of Sales at Lost Iguana Resort & Spa
Responded 6 days ago
We are very grateful for such an excellent comment, we hope you had the opportunity to try all our services, such as restaurant, bar, saunas, massages in our incredible spa, trails in our tropical forest. Infinite thanks for letting us be part of your Costa Rica vacation Pura Vida Lost Iguana Resort and Spa
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also , booked this 5 star resort from TA reviews. and not disappointed . if you want excellent staff service and setting to be a tropical jungle - then this is the place. buffet breakfast with omelet station and the usual breakfast fares, set among an indoor/outdoor restaurant
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Response from Lost-iguana-Resort, Director of Sales at Lost Iguana Resort & Spa
Responded 2 weeks ago
The main purpose of our Hotel is to offer the experience you had described before, it is a pleasure to read such an amazing comment, we could not be more grateful about it Thank you for staying with us, thank you for let us became part of your experience around Costa Rica We are pretty sure we'll see you once again walking into our forest and enjoying the exquisites of our Spa and Restaurant Lost Iguana Resort and Spa
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If you're staying at the Lost Iguana there is much to do around the Arenal area. There are two outdoor companies that provide all sorts of activities, one is family oriented and the other adult. I don't remember the names but the staff at the Iguana can set you up with everything you need. Check out the LaFortuna waterfall as well. The hiking trail that circles around the Iguana property is amazing and reminded me of Jurassic Park. Kids would love it, wildlife everywhere.
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Closest airport? Pets Allowed?
Closest intl airport of San Jose but over 2 hrs drive by car.
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The spa is over priced! Leave it. Cars in Costa Rica are not cheap to rent with all the add ons. Read carefully in the small print.
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I believe the hotel offers shuttle service. The airport is 3 hours away. I rented a car..
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We visited Tabacon Springs and paid approximately £15-20 GBP each way. If you speak to the staff at the front desk they will arrange the taxi for you and confirm prices, they are very helpful.
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"All rooms had a view of Volcanoe I think"
"The Luxury Rooms are with the upgrade."
"We had a junior suite and really enjoyed it!"
"Choose a room with a view of Arenal, amazing."
"Every room has a view of the volcano and is beautifully situated. For a few more bucks, get the luxury suite."
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PRICE RANGE
US$122 - US$447 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
lost iguana hotel la fortuna de san carloslost iguana resort and spahotel lost iguana
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaArenal Volcano National Park
NUMBER OF ROOMS
41
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