La Kukula Lodge

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
180 mts sur del hotel Shawanda, Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo De Talamanca, Costa Rica
5.0 out of 5 rating 450 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 5.0

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Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at La Kukula Lodge in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, you'll be near the beach, within a 15-minute drive of Punta Uva Beach and Cahuita National Park. This lodge is 21.2 mi (34.1 km) from Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica and 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Playa Cocles.


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. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and hair dryers.


Enjoy recreation amenities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a garden. This Beaux Arts lodge also features complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.


At La Kukula Lodge, enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant. Quench your thirst with your favorite 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.

Punta Uva Beach - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Playa Cocles - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Grand Beach - 4.5 km / 2.8 mi
Cahuita National Park - 6.2 km / 3.9 mi
Black Beach - 6.4 km / 4 mi
Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Gandoca-Manzanillo - 7.7 km / 4.8 mi
Kelly Creek Station - 23.3 km / 14.5 mi
Blanca Beach - 23.3 km / 14.5 mi
Negra Beach - 23.6 km / 14.7 mi
Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica - 34.1 km / 21.2 mi
Calvin Byron Stadium - 45.2 km / 28.1 mi

The preferred airport for La Kukula Lodge is San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 237.7 km / 147.7 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 are 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.
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. 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.

Know Before You Go

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


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
  • -Concierge services
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Total number of rooms - 8
  • -Number of buildings/towers - 4
  • -Year Built - 2009
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Garden