Charlie's Jungle House

Top choice guest house in Central Pacific Coast

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8.5 out of 10

Run by the effusive Charlie, this guesthouse halfway along the beach road has eight spacious, jungle-themed and colorful rooms, the largest with kitchenettes. Campers have access to a full bathroom and a common, shaded space to relax, while the onsite Jungle Cafe serves wholesome meals. Charlie is hugely knowledgeable about Matapalo, and arranges waterfall hikes, horseback rides and surf lessons.

Quick description via

Jungle House is a rural rustic nature lodge located at Playa Matapalo Beach with a 2 minute walk to the semi-private beach area. This property is set between tropical jungle and the beach and provides a sun deck with refreshing pool and hot tub off the café/lounge. Hammocks, beach loungers, and umbrellas are provided on the beach. Each room here will provide you with air conditioning, refrigerator, coffee maker, and flat-screen TV with cable channels. The private bathrooms come with a hot water shower. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site, including swimming, hot tub, billiards, and surf lessons. The property's tour desk can arrange activities in the surrounding area including kayak tours, white water rafting, fishing, horseback riding and hiking. The popular town of Jacó is 59 miles away while 5.6 miles from Dominical Beach and 21.1 miles from Quepos town centre and airport. Juan Santamaría International Airport is 113.7 miles away. This property accepts cash ONLY upon arrival.

Important information

Please inform Charlie's Jungle House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
In the event of an early departure, the property will charge you the full amount for your stay.
This property is accessible via an unpaved road, which may be unsuitable for some vehicles.
A deposit of 30% is required to confirm reservation after booking. Credit cards are accepted for deposit. Deposit invoice will be sent when we are notified of your booking.

Cash payments preferred for balance at check-in.

Credit card processing fee of 5% will be charged if balance is paid by credit card at check-in.

One Time Pet Fee: $20 per pet.

Features of Charlie's Jungle House


  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Free parking
  • Internet services
  • Billiards
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Bbq facilities
  • Packed lunches
  • Tour desk
  • Horse riding
  • Wifi
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private beach area
  • Sun terrace
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Beachfront
  • Grocery deliveries
  • On-site parking
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Secured parking

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar


  • Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.


  • Room service
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Laundry
  • Car hire
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge service
  • Daily maid service


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning


  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool


  • Free WiFi available


  • Private parking