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La Baula Lodge

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  • Excellent27%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time at La Baula Lodge. Friendly staff, delicious food and excellent service. Peaceful swimming pool, great drinks at happy hour. We even had a wonderful moon the first night. Nice view from the dock.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Stayed here as part of a G Adventures tour and spent two nights here. The rooms were spacious, shower had hot water, only complaint was no air con and only a fan. Internet worked but only in reception area. All our meals were included and...More

1  Thank SparklePalmblog
Reviewed 5 April 2018

We came to La Baula from Puerto Viejo which was a very long trip.. about 5 hours by van and boat. We stayed at La Baula for two nights in April, 2018. At first we were disappointed that it was across the river from town...More

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Stayed at the fabulous La Baula Lodge in Tortuguero for 2 nights on a tour of Costa Rica in December 2017. The secluded hotel/lodge is in a rainforest overlooking a lagoon which is accessed only by boat and lies a 3-minute boat ride from the...More

Thank photofrenetic
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We visited as part of Tui Grand Tour - It takes nearly 75 minutes to reach here by boat and on the way we saw crocodiles, iguanas and monkeys to name a few - The lodge is in the rain forest and across the river...More

Thank Paul S
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jjeskiier
30 August 2016|
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La Baula did the same for us--coffee, tea and cookies ready before we departed for our early morning tour. On our return we were pleasantly surprised that the staff stayed late and served us breakfast when we returned... More
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"There are six rooms on the river, but the best ones are 1,2,3 and 4. They are on the opposite side of the..."
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"We were on rooms 6 and 8...we love them because they were nice and quiet"
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"Away from the pool area"
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