La Kukula Lodge

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
180 mts sur del hotel Shawanda, Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo De Talamanca, 70403, Costa Rica
4.5 out of 5 rating 99 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at La Kukula Lodge in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, you'll be near the beach, within a 15-minute walk of Playa Chiquita and Punta Uva Beach. This lodge is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Playa Cocles and 2.8 mi (4.4 km) from Grand Beach.


Make yourself at home in one of the 8 guestrooms. Rooms have private furnished balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms feature showers with rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries.


Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a terrace and a garden. Additional features at this Beaux Arts lodge include complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.


At La Kukula Lodge, enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served daily from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Playa Chiquita - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Punta Uva Beach - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Playa Cocles - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Grand Beach - 4.4 km / 2.7 mi
Cahuita National Park - 5.6 km / 3.5 mi
Black Beach - 6.4 km / 4 mi
Playa Ned Creek - 7.6 km / 4.7 mi
Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Gandoca-Manzanillo - 7.6 km / 4.7 mi
Blanca Beach - 21.2 km / 13.2 mi
Playa Cahuita - 22.7 km / 14.1 mi
Kelly Creek Station - 23.3 km / 14.5 mi
Negra Beach - 23.4 km / 14.5 mi
Playa Grande - 26 km / 16.1 mi
Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica - 34.2 km / 21.2 mi
Playa Gandoca - 36.6 km / 22.7 mi

The preferred airport for La Kukula Lodge is Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 231.8 km / 144 mi

Check-in time starts at 1pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: CRC 130000 per vehicle (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Garden
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Concierge services
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Restaurant
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • -Hiking/biking trails nearby