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Tortuguero and the Caribbean Coast Hotels

Geckoes Lodge

  • 3 km (2 miles) southeast of town and 1 km (1/2 mile) inland at Playa Cocles Map It
  • Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Design
  • Fodor's Choice

Pros

  • Wonderful, personalized service
  • Lush, sumptuous surroundings
  • Careful attention to environment

Cons

  • Can be difficult to find
  • Only two accommodations

Updated 04/14/2014

Fodor's Review

Impeccable service gives this place an edge among the area's handful of set-back-in-the-woods lodgings. The engaging British-Dutch couple who owns the property took care to limit the impact of constructing two secluded hardwood guesthouses on this onetime cacao plantation. One house has one bedroom, the second has two bedrooms and accommodates up to four people; both have a full living room and kitchen. Wi-Fi, a private plunge pool, and a barbecue round out the offerings,

all unexpected touches in a setting such as this. The owners are on-site if you need them, yet far enough away (as is the other house) that your closest neighbors are the agoutis, monkeys, and toucans that populate the property.

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Hotel Information

Address:

3 km (2 miles) southeast of town and 1 km (1/2 mile) inland at Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, 70403, Costa Rica

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Phone:

/8335–5849

Hotel Details:

  • No credit cards
  • 2 houses
  • No meals

Updated 04/14/2014

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