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La Cusinga Lodge

3-star3 stars
Km166 Costarena SurBallenaPuntarenas60504Costa Rica

3-star lodge with restaurant, near Uvita Beach
  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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Exceptional9.8
  • The hotel and lodges were beautiful and we very much enjoyed the “private pool” and beach…Nov 17, 2018
  • Nice feel of nature and solitude. Unique experience.Oct 11, 2018
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La Cusinga Lodge

from €187
  • Superior Room, 2 Double Beds

What’s around La Cusinga Lodge

Landmarks

  • Uvita Beach - 16 min walk
  • Arco Beach - 18 min walk
  • Pinuela Beach - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • Marino Ballena National Park - 4.2 mi / 6.7 km
  • Catarata uvita - 4.1 mi / 6.6 km
  • Punta Uvita - 4.1 mi / 6.7 km
  • Ventanas Beach - 4.6 mi / 7.4 km
  • Tortuga Beach - 5.2 mi / 8.4 km

Getting around

  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 68.2 miles/109.7 km
  • Free self parking

At a glance

Key facts

Size

  • 10 cabins

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-6 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 6 PM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
Things to do
  • Horse riding/rental on site
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Wedding services
Facilities
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the cabin

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

The Gecko - This restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.8 From 12 reviews

La Cusinga Lodge
Exceptional10.0
Trip of a lifetime!
Just returned from a 9 day family trip to Costa Rica, 7 nights of which we stayed at La Cusinga Lodge in Uvita. Can't begin to describe how perfect our experience was. The grounds are absolutely breathtaking, and you really never need to leave property to experience an authentic Costa Rican rainforest. The cabinas have amazing views, and are kept immaculate. The natural swimming pool (La Poza) is so unique, and beats a traditional resort pool any day. The food at Aracari Restaurant (on site) is exquisite. The most memorable part of our stay, though, was the people... the staff is exceptional and really goes above and beyond to make sure each guest's stay is top-notch. The office staff were a huge help (from check in to helping us book multiple excursions throughout our stay), the servers at Aracari were as friendly as possible (our son quickly made friends with our main server for the week), and everyone you encounter from security to maintenance all have a smile on their face and are ready to offer assistance in any way they can. Thank you, La Cusinga, for making our 20-year-in-the-making trip everything we hoped it would be!
Ariel, usOther trip

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La Cusinga Lodge

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