what our guests say

Aline – Saulx-les-Chartreux, Frankreich

Superbe endroit au milieu des arbres et de la nature. Chalet très propre et ces ouvertures sur la nature sont un vrai plus. Sur place, Pablo se rend toujours disponible. Il est très à l’écoute et nous a bien conseillé et aidé. Vraiment top!!

Kerry – Laguna Hills, California, USA

This place is amazing! It is definitely a must stay place to mark off your bucket list. It is seriously a paradise on earth! Such a dream and the host was so hospitable with tons of tips on places to go and things to do! We wish we could have stayed longer because he was so great and took good care of us ensuring everything was perfect! Can’t say enough good things about this place and the host! 5 stars!!

Debbie – New Lenox, Illinois, USA

This place was amazing, way better than the pictures! Pablo was an outstanding host! You wont be disappointed with your stay here!

Liz – Markham, Kanada

Simply gorgeous. The rooms, the building, the bathrooms, the outside VIEW! All simply gorgeous. There is a lot of artistic design and care in Paradise Lodge, you’ll adore it! (The photos don’t do it justice!)

Sue – Illinois, USA

We had a great stay at Paradise Lodge in the Temple. The view out the front doors is beautiful and the Temple itself is a very interesting building. Pablo was very helpful and easy to communicate with. We also had a great dinner at Natuga (about 300m or so down the road).

Federico – Alajuela, Costa Rica

Beautiful place Lots of space and privacy Nature all around the place. Worth it

Christian – Texas, USA

Man, what a neat place. I felt super immersed in the Costa Rican jungle. Super easy check-in, very comfy beds, and an incredible view that’s impossibly even better than the pictures. You need to stay here.

Cloé – Montreal, Kanada

Gorgeous house in a perfect location in the heart of the jungle (which can be very noisy). Close to the nauyaca falls, i trully recommend!

Raika – Düsseldorf, Deutschland

The Paradise Lodge is definitely worth the name! The view into the wild nature (we could even spot a tucan!) is incredible and the whole lodge is just beautiful. One of the nicest places we visited in Costa Rica, with great staff as well.

Mike – Seattle, USA

Tucked up the road from Dominical and a quick drive up to a market or down to the beach. Excellent responsiveness from on-site staff. Worked well for a three-generation trip for a week.

Paul – Pennsylvania, USA

The jungle house is everything you see in the pictures and so much more. It’s incredibly easy to find and check-in was a breeze. Pablo was very responsive and had recommendations for activities in addition to the information in the house. The location is just off the main road but the property was developed to keep the jungle feel. We loved sitting on the back porch and just listening to all the birds and insects. The house was very clean and brilliantly crafted inside. The host was very accommodating and allowed for a late check-out so that we could get a morning hike in at the nearby Nauyaca Falls without having to leave all of our belongings in the car. My only complaint is that I only spent one night here. I’ll definitely look to come back and spend more time.

Viktor – New Hampshire, Vereinigte Staaten

Amazing place. Beautiful view, little super market down the road as well as many places to eat. We saw some beautiful birds and monkeys right outside of the house. Deep in the pool after hiking Nauyaka was the best thing ever. Great place, book with confidence.

Hiske – Den Haag, Niederlande

Both the accommodation and the location are beautiful and just perfect. It was a very warm welcome and the staff was very helpful. We could even use the swimmingpool of another house that wasn’t rented at the moment.

Sean – New York, USA

Great place with great views! Toucan came to the balcony and saw hummingbirds everywhere. Beautiful stay!

Thanks so much!

Cristhian – David, Panama

El lugar es muy tranquilo y rodeado de naturaleza. Muy cerca de cataratas y el personal del hospedaje es súper amable y muy atento en todo.

Súper buena onda todo, se paso de hospitalidad con nosotros 👌🏻 Muchísimas Gracias!

Ursula – Horw, Schweiz

Es war super bei Pablo, das Bungalow ist absolut der Hit. Wir haben den Aufenthalt genossen, würden jederzeit wieder kommen. Alles war perfekt ausgestattet, es fehlte an nichts.

Vera – Innsbruck, Österreich

Our short stay was amazing. Pablo is a very sympatic and very effort person. We felt really good at this place. It has a very special feeling. There is also a beautiful garden area with a terrace and a pool to relax. We warmly recommend this place to everyone who wants relax surrounded by beautiful nature and landscape in a very special place.

Thanks for everything, it was amazing to stay at your place. Thanks that we could stay longer yesterday to use the swimming pool and to relax on the terrace. We come back for sure when we return to Costa Rica.

Pauline – Köniz, Schweiz

Un petit coin de paradis!

Thanks Pablo, it was so nice!

Pedro – San Jose, Costa Rica

Excelente Lugar!!! Una excelente vibra!!! La casa es increible. Todo el diseño y el confort es bueno. Si voy a la zona de nuevo. Seria mi primera Opcion!

Rosy – Celaya, Mexico

Excelente comunicación y servicio es un lugar hermoso para quedarse más de un día y disfrutar el espacio

Gracias estuvimos muy agusto

Kate – England, Vereinigtes Königreich

Beautiful lodge with great amenities. Really cool style with the ‘open’ kitchen and bathroom surrounding the back of the lodge. Absolutely perfect location if you are wanting to go to Nauyaca Waterfalls – we walked from the lodge to the entrance of the falls. Really peaceful vibe and lots to do within the complex if you have time. Would highly recommend. Thanks

Such a beautiful place, one of the best places I’ve stayed thank you so much. Hopefully you will see us in the future and for a bit longer next time!

Lance – Los Angeles, USA

First off, the actual room itself was amazing. My only regret is that I had to rush out in the AM. Pablo was an excellent communicator and flexible with my check-in time as I was making a 6 hour drive to get there. I wanted to go on a night walk to see frogs etc. and by chance the owners were there and about to go on one, they let me join and were very friendly.

Navina – Französisch-Polynesien

The bungalow is on a mountain in the middle of the jungle. It was clean, spacious and really cute style. The view in the morning is amazing and Pablo is such a kind and helpful Host. The only disturbing thing was the road behind where you can hear every truck passing, but apart of that we really enjoyed our stay.

Thank you again for everything Pablo! Even it was short we really enjoyed our stay at your place. Unfortunately it’s pretty close to the road that you can hear every truck passing but apart of that your place is just amazing!

Charlie – Bracklesham Bay, Vereinigtes Königreich

Pablo was a great host beautiful place great wildlife highly recommended

Corinne – Paris, Frankreich

We appreciated this wonderful lodgde very well done, original, and well located, near beautiful beaches like Playa Hermosa after Dominical and with less people. You really leave with the nature and animals. A very rich experience !

Hola Pablo, Muchas gracias para todo. El lodge es marivolloso, la vista incredible, y el trabajo que hiciste para construir esta casa impressionante. Seria una buena idea hacer lo mismo en Francia (en el sur como en la Côte d’Azur para el clima mas caliente). No hesitaremos dar su direccion a amigos que van a Costa Rica el ano proximo. Hasta la vista ! Corinne y Dominique PS : hay una fuga en la cocina, hemos salido mucha agua del plato que estaba organizado para eso.

Nicole – Paignton, Vereinigtes Königreich

Would definitely recommend staying here. Pablo was extremely helpful with local advice and the house was clean and in a good place to see the waterfall. We stayed two nights and left feeling very relaxed.

Tha is very much for your help, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and loved being able to relax by the pool.

Ronny – San Jose, Costa Rica

Excelente lugar , una construcción muy agradable , buenos acabados y muy bien equipada. Se comparte la cocina, la sala y piscina. Yo tuve la suerte de tener el lugar entero para mi entonces no podría opinar sobre cómo es compartir el lugar. 100% recomendable con deseos de volver próximamente! Pablo excelente persona! Gracias

Todo bien mi hermano gracias por todo , sacate la bodega del cuarto que ese detalle era incómodo. Y avisame si te venís por cartago o chepe 😉

Elizabeth – Columbia, South Carolina, Vereinigte Staaten

Minutes from Dominical little village; there was a book in room as well that described other areas to check out with pictures. The property is quiet but with lots of wildlife still. Great place to stay!

Thank you for everything!!!

Roger – Barcelona, Spanien

Ubicación muy buena y lugar con mucho encanto y excelentes vistas. Pablo fue muy atento y agradable, ayudándonos en todo lo necesario.

Sean – Sebastian, Florida, Vereinigte Staaten

The location is awesome with a killer view of the mountains. Close to Dominical for surfing and Nauyaca Falls. The arrangement of the property is well thought-out and promotes a community atmosphere. Pablo is incredibly helpful, friendly, and responsive. He went above and beyond to help us with an issue which made it possible for us to make our flight. The grounds are clean and well maintained.

Pablo you are the man, good luck with the business.

Michael & Lisa – Houston, Texas, USA

We saw lots of birds, toucans, hummingbirds, and many others that I don’t know by name. Close to the office of Nauyaca Falls, the Tuesday market in Tinamaste, near Dominical and on the way to San Isidro. It is a great location.

Thank you for letting us wash clothes.

Marie – Rabat, Marokko

Au milieu de la jungle une belle cabane très propre bien équipée avec un accueil très chaleureux de Pablo . Il est réactif et toujours prêt vous faire plaisir et partager une discussion au bord de la piscine ou autour d’un café. Le personnel est très discret et le chien de la maison bien éduqué et câlin . Il y a de quoi se faire à manger sur place avec un épicier pas loin . On s’endort avec la lumière de la lune et on se réveille par le chant des oiseaux

Nous vous avons fait part des suggestions pour rendre encore plus accueillant votre endroit. Pour votre relationnel et votre accueil chaleureux ne changez rien.

James – North Saanich, Kanada

Beautiful and unique round house. Pablo is super nice and helpful. We enjoyed our stay!

Thanks for all your help Pablo!

Eckard – Bremen, Deutschland

Great place! Wonderful view into and above the woods. Extremely friendly and helpful host. Only B-aspect is some noise from the near routa national.

We enjoyed our stay at your place very much! The only B side of the paradise lodge: the close routa na

Famke – Sarasota, Florida, Vereinigte Staaten

What an amazing little hideaway! Pablo was extremely kind and helpful. Very close to the beach as well as the local waterfalls. The only downside was the noise from the street at night.

Ignacio – Buenos Aires, Argentinien

Excelente alojamiento. Estuvimos con mi pareja, hospedados cuatro días y todo resultó ser tal cual lo publicado. Pablo es una persona muy atenta, y siempre dispuesto a resolver algún inconveniente menor, o ayudar en mejorar la estadía!

Gracias por la hospitalidad! Estamos muy agradecidos por tu trato amable, y por el de Jorge.

Jose – Los Angeles, Kalifornien, Vereinigte Staaten

This tree house is amazing! Amazing experience waking up deep in the jungle. Also very close to nauyaka falls which was espectacular! Highly recommend staying here

Tye – Los Angeles, Kalifornien, Vereinigte Staaten

Such an amazing place, the unique circular design and rustic aesthetic gives off a cozy magical vibe from the moment you walk through the door! The sounds of nature and stunning views from the deck makes you feel like you are deep in the jungle, yet the location is conveniently located nearby towns, Nauyaca Falls and paved roads (which is a huge plus if you’re looking to avoid those bumpy rough off-roads that Costa Rica is known for). Pablo was our host, he was very responsive, efficient and super-friendly. All the amenities were modern and worked great and the kitchen was fully stocked with all the essentials. Our stay here was an absolutely delightful and memorable experience!

Such a cool unique place, wish we could’ve stayed longer! Thanks so much Pablo, and good luck with your future plan to build more treehouses!

Whitney – Salt Lake City, Utah, Vereinigte Staaten

Awesome and unique place very close to the Nauyaca waterfalls. We loved sitting on the back porch enjoying the stunning outlook of the jungle. Pablo is extremely kind and extremely accommodating as well!

Thanks again for letting us stay for a longer checkout! We got to enjoy the awesome treehouse even longer. We loved it!

Natalie – Boston, Massachusetts, Vereinigte Staaten

BEAUTIFUL property and very clean. View of the jungle and stunning home! The owner and his family were incredibly nice and Jorge was very nice and helpful even though we barely speak Spanish 🙂

Thanks for making our trip so amazing!! We loved our yoga home!

Jed – Bothell, Washington, Vereinigte Staaten

Pablo went out of his way to help us find the location once we got lost. He was very kind and helpful. The place is a delight and the sounds of nature are amazing with a stunning view.

Thanks for helping guide us in and welcoming us on our first trip to Costa Rica. The breakfast was amazing and the coffee was truly the best.

April – Fruita, Colorado, Vereinigte Staaten

This is a super cool place in the jungle. We saw many critters and the jungle sounds were amazing. We are a family of 5 with plenty of room for us all. The house was close enough to amenities but far enough for the privacy we were Looking for. This was the perfect place for us.

Isabelle – Montreal, Kanada

The Jungle house is truly an amazing place to stay, relax and enjoy the nature all around. With its original shape, you feel like you’re suspended in the wilderness. The premises are simple yet fully equipped, clean, practical and cosy, surrounded by a balcony with a stunning view. You wake up to the sound of birds, sunbathing at the break of dawn. The large property around is awesome, birds and flowers all around and the location is very close to many sites of interest like the Nauyaca waterfalls, National Park Ballena, Dominical, Playa Hermosa (better with a car however)… Jip our host was very helpful, kind and always available for any question or advice. We enjoyed our stay and love to come back. Pura vida!

Heather – Wyckoff, New Jersey, Vereinigte Staaten

Awesome place with great views of the jungle! We only stayed one night on our drive down to Osa, but it was amazing waking up to the sounds of the rainforest and being so close the the waterfall and beaches. Thanks for being a great host Jip!

Thank you for booking us on such short notice! We really enjoyed waking up to the beautiful jungle views 🙂

Frank – East Hampton, New York, Vereinigte Staaten

One word…phenomenal!

Marina – Montreal, Kanada

Loved our stay here. Beautiful views. Such a pretty cabin. Super close to Nauyaca falls. Great communication. Thank you!!


Jip’s place was beautiful on a stunning property with views of the mountains, wildlife, and the rainforest. Jip was kind enough to meet us in dominical and show us to the property and explain everything to us. The actual house was so beautiful and romantic, we would have loved to stay langer! lt was also in a good location near the waterfalls and about 15 min drive from Dominical.
Thanks Jip!


Un tres bei endroit entoure d’oiseaux. La maison est tres bien equipee et tres propre. Pleins de decouvertes a faire autour.


Unser Aufenthalt in der Paradise Lodge war buchstäblich paradiesisch. Wir wurden herzlich von Jürgen und Jorge empfangen und haben zahlreiche Tipps für Ausflüge und Restaurants erhalten. ,,Hausmeister” Jorge hat sogar zwei mal für uns gekocht (es war unglaublich lecker) und eine tolle Führung zum versteckten Wasserfall auf dem Grundstück gegeben. Die Außenküche war ganz toll, ein herrliches Gefühl, draußen zu kochen. Vor dem Häuschen kann man ins Tal blicken und zahlreiche Tiere, wie Tukane, Schmetterlinge, Frösche und Echsen beobachten. Es kommt ein richtiges Urwaldfeeling auf, gemischt mit wohliger Gemütlichkeit. Wirklich toll, vielen Dank für alles, Jürgen und Jorge!


Excellent location with a breath taking view. Jip is an outstanding host who was there to assist us whenever we needed it. This area offers endless opportunities to explore and experience the beauty of Costa Rica without overwhelming tourists. The waterfall is literally 2 minute drive down the road and the coast is roughly 15 minute drive. Thank you again Jip for an amazing stay.


Sfeervol ingerichte ruimte en uitzonderlijk voor Costricaanse begrippen een warme douche. Vanuit deze lokatie kan je de mooiste uitstapjes maken zoals een wandeling naar de watervallen slechts op 500 meter is de ingang. En niet te vergeten de prachtig verborgen stranden, vraag Jip hoe daar te komen. Kortom een top plek.


l’m so happy I choose this place, so beautiful and well taken care of. Thank you so much for having me.


This place is very clean and spacious for its size. Beautiful location in the middle of the jungle and very peaceful. Jip is very responsive and friendly. Would definitely recommend this place!


Tode estuvo muy bien, desde la respuesta cuando reservamos, se nos contacto luego para dar indicaciones de c6mo llegar y nos espero en la entrada para darnos la bienvenida, las instalaciones muy limpias, 100% como se ve en las fotos, se vefan las estrellas espectacular, desde la terraza hay muy buena vista, se puede apreciar la catarata Nauyaca desde ahf con binoculares, en medio de naturaleza, llevar repelente ya que hay bastantes insectos! muchas gracias!


Un sejour memorable dans la Junglehouse pour notre famille de3. On avait la visite des toucans a tous les matins et en fin d’apres-midi. On se sentait vraiment dans la jungle! Nous avons beaucoup apprecie l’es recommandations et discussions avec Jorges.


The place is amazing, and Jip is super positive, helpful, smiling a lot and helpful!


Great host, the place is beautiful and really close to the waterfall and to some really nice beaches 🙂


Beautiful, round, virtually new room, with the best bed and linens of the many places we stayed in CR. The adjacent bathroom is stylish too, and the kitchen has all we needed to cater for ourselves. Though the place is 12 minutes drive from Dominical, it is much higher and therefore much cooler at night for sleeping. Jip was very helpful at our arrival, and Jorge looked after us during our stay. Recommended.


Jip was amazing, we got in very late and he waited for us at the entrance to show us to the bungalow. The space gave us the real Costa Rica experience. Waking up and opening your front door to the amazing view is indescribable. We ended up staying there during cicada season, which was a surprise, but it added to the real jungle feel 😉 Overall, we really enjoyed our “glamping” experience at the Yoga Bungalow.


Merveilleux sejour a deux. Cet endroit est magique.on a pu apercevoir un toucan, un morpho, des grenouilles la nuit, et quelques autres petites surprises. L’accueil est au niveau de la beaute du paysage.


This Bungalow was a little piece of heaven! Absolutely amazing way to take in the views of Costa Rica and the Dominical Region! lf you love nature this is the place for you! PS the outdoor shower is fantastic!! lt allowed us to escape into nature and tour the area! The Bungalow is minutes away from Nauyaca Waterfalls, Playa Dominical, Quepos, Uvita, Several National Parks, and Whale Tail! lt’s a must stay! We will be coming back again! Couples if you are looking for a little romance this Bungalow is for you!!


The house was amazing, it’s very unique and it is so much nicer than it looked on the pictures, we were very confortable in there. Jip was a great host, really friendly and attentive since we got there. And Gaya their dog, is so sweet, she was a perfect companion for us. We enjoyed our stay and we would totally recommend this house if you’re looking for a peaceful, surrounded by nature place to relax and spend your vacation

Breyden, Steve, Valarie, Storm, from USA

Jip thank you so much for taking us on the best personal tour, the waterfalls! It´s been fantastic stuff! Our room was fantastico. Keep doing what you are doing, pura vida! Playa Arco was the best! Your place exceeded my expectations – so lovely. I enjoyed watching the hummingbirds in the morning and got to see a toucan on a tree nearby. Thank you very much for sharing your paradise with us! Awesome place, awesome tour, awesome WIFI. Keep on rocking.

Angie, Rick, Bre, Jen and Jane

We had an amazing stay here at Paradise Lodge. Our stay started with an adventure: our first praying mantis sighting which led to many laughs. There is nothing that compares to the view from the deck and the home is beautiful. Thank you! We will absolutely recommend to friends!

Vivi & Jose & Enrico from Costa Rica

Very nice place, we were pleasently surprised! Jip thank you so much for your hospitality, you are a great host. We had a wonderful stay here and really loved the bungalow. We are coming back for sure!

Davide and Sara

We enjoyed our stay in this wonderful house. The time we spent with you at the pool, in the jungle or working was so nice, life is „pura vida!“. Thank you for everything!

Johan from France

Very cool and very peaceful house! Jip is very kind! We spent two wonderful nights here. Thanks for everything and see you again!

Zoe from Costa Rica

Thanks for a wonderful stay! We will recommend to lots of friends! Pura Vida! Visit us at

Jen from Colorado and Thea from Texas, USA

We had such a wonderful, relaxing visit here in this little piece of paradise! Great accomodations, scenery, and help getting around the area! Definitely going to recommend to friends and we look forward to returning. Thank you for opening your place to us. Best of our trip!

Family the Kroos from the Netherlands

Our time here was absolutely perfect! The bungalow is great, luxurious and the environment is so good! We went on a whalewatching trip organized by Jip – only 4 people on the boat and not expensive. We saw whales, so great! Also we went to the Nauyaca Waterfalls – worth it – and the whale tail, both very beautiful to visit. Thank you Jip and good luck with your beautiful place.

Joost & Edith from the Netherlands

We had a great time in this lovely bungalow. The balcony is really nice and the environment is very beautiful. We loved the little Rio Canopy tour, it was a lot of fun. Also we found the secret beach you recommended, Playa Arco. Thanks a lot for hosting us!

Patrick & Carren from North Carolina, USA

Wow, what an incredible time! Thanks to Jip for the accommodations, suggestions and around the clock service. Playa Arco was everything you said and more. We made so many wonderful memories and look forward to returning! We love your Dog Gaya!

Noemie & Kelly from Canada

The best moments at the End of our trip! A beautiful place in the middle of magnificent wildlife. Thank you very much for hosting us!

Emma & Matt

It has been an amazing couple of days here. The Jungle Bungalow is beautiful, and everywhere you look is green. We are so relaxed we can barely move. Thank you so much, we will be back!

Nick & Sophie

We´ve had a wonderfull couple of days in this cozy little bungalow. Jip is a very nice and open person, a great host! We especially enjoyed the river tour, which was completely ne wand awesome experience for us. We wish you all the best for the future. Gaya is such a cute dog!

Chris & Ronan

We are so grateful for your knowledgeable, accommodating nature. It was lovely to stay here and enjoy paradise in the tree tops. Thank you so much for your time and our wonderful adventure! We wish you and Paradise Lodge great love and success in the future. Pura vida!

Chris, Mariam, Bar, Orla, Sophia

We had an amazing time. If there weren´t other areas of Costa Rica we wanted to see, we would have stayed forever. The setting and scenery is breathtaking, the bungalow is fantastic and, above all, Jip and Jorge have been wonderful hosts. This stay could not have been better and we all hope to return one day. The area has everything easily available: forests, beaches, waterfalls. Jip gave great advice about where to go – thank you!

Karen & Carl from England

What a gurky place!!! We had four wonderful nights in the Jungle Bungalow, watching the birds and bugs from our balcony and waking up tot he soundso f the jungle. We hat a great time on Jip´s 2-hour-hike. Wading through crystal clear waters and enjoying the tranquility only made better by seeing a sloth (the first of our trip)!!! Jip was the perfect host and had great suggestions of places we could visit. We only wish we could build a round house like this at home!!

Emil and Linda from Norway

Three fantastic days in paradise! We had such an amazing time here in Paradise Lodge! Our host Jip made our stay fantastic. He gave us a two hours hike in the jungle. He gave us really good information about places to visit and things to do. He also is specialist in massage therapy! His dog „Gaya“ is amazing and loving. We really felt like home and never wanted to leave. Thank you Jip, we will be back!