About Congo BongoThe hotel, property and services
Congo Bongo is a family-run hotel featuring six vacation rental houses in Manzanillo in the southernmost
part of the South Caribbean of Costa Rica and is located about 12 kilometers south of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca in the province called
Limón. It is located in the Gandoca-Manzanillo wild life refuge and the property itself
is about 6 hectares (15 acres). It is nestled in a private nature park and tropical garden with plenty of wild life.
Congo Bongo has hosted several weddings during its years and we would be more than happy to help you with all the arrangements -
we have the experience and connections (floral arrangements, professional photographer, etc.) to help you plan your
once in a life-time special event - just contact us and we'll be more than happy to help. We work with a great wedding planner - see
We get guests from all over the world and all ages, from 0 to 80+ - everyone is more than welcome.
Congo Bongo is also very popular for family reunions as every house offers ample space for socializing.
Our Long House, for example, has a large covered patio and an outdoor barbecue.
General infoThings to know
The reception is open daily from 7am - 5pm we are more than happy to help you book a day trip or tour.
Or just give you a little tip of where to go and eat if you don't feel like cooking that day - after all you have come to relax and shake off
all that stress.
Each of our houses offer ample space according to your needs - from two persons up to a maximum of seven people.
All our houses come with a fully equipped kitchen and complimentary laundry service,
security guard, free bottled spring water, a bottle of red wine and free Wi-Fi.
All the beds are covered with mosquito nets and the houses are well screened. Fresh linen
and towels will be provided and soaps are included.
For your general safety we have installed a security cameras monitoring the houses and the property 24/7. All houses can be locked up
and have a safety box where you should put your valuables when you leave your house unattended.
Watch the location video.