We stayed here for two nights in August 14 and really enjoyed it.
As other people pointed out, this place is very much more an ecolodge / forest lodge and therefore anyone coming with the expectation of home comforts will be disappointed. However, that is definitely the appeal of the place. The huts are open to the trees and river, and therefore, yes, there may be bugs. The beds have good insect nets over them though so once you are safely tucked up you are safe!
We did rafting which was good and we were on the water for about an hour. Then the next day one of the guys took us up to some lovely pools up in the hills where we were able to swim and jump in etc. The scenery was spectacular!
Food on the terrace was very very good and we didn't go hungry. The terrace is a great place to eat, have a beer and read a book. The noise of the river below makes it extremely relaxing. Staff were extremely friendly and good to chat to.
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