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Arenal, Monteverde, and the Northern Lowlands Hotels

Natural Lodge Caño Negro

  • Caño Negro village Map It
  • Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge


  • Secluded location
  • Close to reserve
  • Excellent boat tour
  • Great for bird-watching


  • Need a car to get here
  • No Wi-Fi in the rooms
  • Rough and bumpy road

Fodor's Review

It might come as a surprise to find such attractive and comfortable rooms, with nice appointments and high ceilings, in so remote a place, but the lack of pretense and laid-back atmosphere fit right into the surroundings on the east side of the reserve. The lodge has a variety of meal options; most guests opt for taking all meals here, since there are few other restaurants in town. Two- and three-day packages are available for anglers and nonanglers alike. Bird-watching and boat tours of the wetlands are the most popular activities. If you want to catch a glimpse of monkeys, request a far-end room facing the forest.

Hotel Information


Caño Negro village, 250 m west of the school, Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge, 21402, Costa Rica

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/2471–1426; /2265–3302-in San José

Hotel Details:

  • 42 rooms
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

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