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El Arbol

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Telephone : (+506) 8721 3949


El Arbol is a beautiful  jungle lodge. The comfortable, completely furnished jungle houses  are located in the middle of the Gandoca Wildlife Refuge, and yet only 1000 meters away from the wonderful warm waters of the Caribbean sea. We want to provide our guests with a unique and personal jungle and wildlife experience in the midst of comfort. All jungle houses have stylish modern designs. Each house offers a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with jacuzzi, an airconditioning system, beds with orthopedic mattresses, a safety deposit box etc. When you stay with us you have a 100% guarantee of seeing and hearing the wildlife that surrounds the houses. el arbol4 Apart from three species of  monkeys, many mammals and other animals and more than 100 species of birds have been counted on our 7.5 hectares of jungle.
We look forward to receiving you as our guest at El Arbol.
At your service,  Jan Hein & Marjolein

El Arbol is situated close to Manzanillo, a small fishermens village 9 miles south of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, on the Caribbean coast in the Manzanilla Gandoca Wildlife Refuge.


  • Dolphin spotting
  • Turtle watching (depending on the season)
  • Fishing, e.g. tarpon
  • Canopy tour
  • Horseback riding
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba diving, including certification
  • Hiding the national park with a guide


Rates for Holland Hotels travelers, valid till January 1st, 2018

completely furnished comfortable junglehouse

1/2 persons SPECIAL   $ 150 p. night           $    900 p. week

3 persons                         $ 175 p. night            $ 1050 p. week

4 persons                        $ 200 p. night            $ 1200 p. weekel arbol5

up to 5 persons              $ 25 pppn extra


  • Prices include taxes.
  • Prices do not include breakfast, lunch and dinner. Restaurants are nearby.
  • 5% of the money you pay goes to local charities.
  • Special prices 

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Other Special Extras:

A certified massage therapist will come to you to give a deep tissue, hot stone or ordinary massage, in the privacy of your own jungle villa.

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A certified yoga teacher is available to give private yoga lessons. In the privacy of your own jungle villa, in the jungle or on the beach, there are several possibilities.

Personal trainer
A personal trainer is available to do exercises on the beach or in the sea with active guests.

For those who want to talk about life, change of habits or whatever other subject with a certified counselor, El Arbol offers the possibility. Dutch or English spoken.

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