We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Lost Iguana Resort & Spa

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Lost Iguana Resort & Spa
Lost Iguana Resort & Spa
Panoramas (15)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"]},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

1,431 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,385: English reviews
Start your review of Lost Iguana Resort & Spa
 Click to rate
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very nice resort. Easy to find. It's on the same road to the hanging bridges. We arrived four hours early and they were very accommodating. One man even changed our flat tire for us. We are so grateful. Thank you. The grounds are so beautiful. And our room had a direct view of the volcano. What a wonderful way to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank DonaldandTrish M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm not completely struck by The Lost Iguana. I thought the rooms were dated, the food in the restaurant only average, and it's a $30 taxi ride into town if you want to get something different to eat. The vegetation around the hotel is so lush that the view from our ground-floor patio was partially obscured by overgrown plants. It...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jon P
Lost-iguana-Resort, Owner at Lost Iguana Resort & Spa, responded to this review

I'm so sorry you did not enjoy your stay more. The beauty of the hotel is that is located in the middle of a rainforest on 120 acres of land. There is only one other hotel in the area with trails and a variety of animals and birds equal to Lost Iguana. Even though it is difficult to maintain the...

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Gorgeous resort, beautiful rooms with amazing views. Pool/bar area is amazing. US$30 cab ride from town, so you are stuck eating at the expensive restaurant and paying more for excursions with transportation.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank jsheremeta
Toronto
Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled from Playas del Coco to Lost Iguana with our adult children and my son's girlfriend. My daughter and her partner had been there before and she liked it so much that we all wanted to have the same experience. We liked everything, from the personnel to the delicious food, lush vegetation, birds, view of the volcano, rocking chairs...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Shekinah G
Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful small resort in Costa Rica. Each room has a spectacular view of Arenal Volcano. Dining room with breakfast included in room rate; courteous and friendly staff. Steep hills to climb to rooms, but that's why the view was great! Family friendly. Reasonably priced considering the quality. Loved the private outdoor bathtub! Nearby Mystico hanging Bridges park was also beautiful.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Ida257
Lost I, Gerente at Lost Iguana Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ida257, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your comments. It is a great pleasure to know you liked and enjoyed from this escape place and we agree with you the views of the volcano from the hotel are amazing, we are glad you enjoyed them too, comments like yours encourage us a lot. We hope...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank hlraphael
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Car0lcat
Lost I, Gerente at Lost Iguana Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Quicksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank david c
Lost I, Gerente at Lost Iguana Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Lethbridge, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

 Report
Helpful?
Thank 5VacationLuvR7
Lost I, Gerente at Lost Iguana Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Geam18
Lost I, Gerente at Lost Iguana Resort & Spa, responded to this review

1,713 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (1298)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (236)
Viewed
View from Room (183)
Viewed
Room/Suite (295)
Viewed
Bathroom (49)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (76)
Viewed
Dining (81)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (4)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (6)
Viewed
0:47
Videos (4)
Viewed
Other (364)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (407)
Viewed
Amenities (107)
Viewed
Condo (65)
Viewed
Pool (20)
Viewed
Dining (11)
Viewed
Standard Room (37)
Viewed
Suite (50)
Viewed
The Hotel (34)
Viewed
Villa (83)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (8)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Arenal Volcano National Park hotels
2.2 mi away
Arenal Manoa Hotel
Arenal Manoa Hotel
#12 of 60 in La Fortuna de San Carlos
1,720 reviews
1.5 mi away
Volcano Lodge & Springs
Volcano Lodge & Springs
#15 of 60 in La Fortuna de San Carlos
2,688 reviews
1.9 mi away
The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort
The Royal Corin Thermal Water Sp...
#7 of 60 in La Fortuna de San Carlos
2,117 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.5 mi away
The Springs Resort and Spa
The Springs Resort and Spa
#6 of 65 in Arenal Volcano National Park
2,268 reviews
1.8 mi away
Hotel El Silencio del Campo
Hotel El Silencio del Campo
#4 of 60 in La Fortuna de San Carlos
1,781 reviews
3.1 mi away
Hotel Lomas del Volcan
Hotel Lomas del Volcan
#11 of 60 in La Fortuna de San Carlos
1,332 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lost Iguana Resort & Spa

Address: 1.5 km North of Arenal dam, Arenal Volcano National Park A2004, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park
Price Range: £150 - £258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lost Iguana Resort & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 41
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Cheap Tickets, Hotels.com and Priceline so you can book your Lost Iguana Resort & Spa reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Lost Iguana Resort And Spa
Lost Iguana Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Lost Iguana
Lost Iguana Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Arenal Volcano National Park
#9 Family Hotel in Arenal Volcano National Park
#10 Romantic Hotel in Arenal Volcano National Park
#10 Spa Hotel in Arenal Volcano National Park
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Lost Iguana Resort & Spa staff and other travellers.
35 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (35)

Questions? Get answers from Lost Iguana Resort & Spa staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“All the rooms have a view of the volcano.”
 of 5 bubbles ShekinahG, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Buildings are two story, but on lower floor we were distracted by footfalls in the room above us.”
 of 5 bubbles Ida257, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Definitely go for the luxury suite with balcony, fabulous room with amazing views!”
 of 5 bubbles Car0lcat, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms offer great views, but we prefer the second floor rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 5VacationLuvR7, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms are farther from restaurant and a little bit of a hike so beware for those in need of assistance moving around.”
 of 5 bubbles dnreddy00, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
5 of 5