Nature Retreats in Costa Rica

Our Nature Retreat Hotels can be found in areas of stunning natural beauty where you can enjoy the tranquil bliss away from the crowds. They offer a relaxed atmosphere where you can experience the lush flora and fauna and feel in touch with the wildlife around you. Escape to the tropical rainforest, green valleys, wild coastlines, or stay near a National Park, and surround yourself in a serene oasis. With hotels ranging from extremely luxurious to Eco lodges made from fallen trees from the forest, there is something to suit everyone. In our Nature Retreat Hotels you will feel regenerated as you experience the peacefulness of your magnificent surroundings.
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Villa Blanca Porch View

Villa Blanca Cloud Forest $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Volcano

Hotel Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Resort offers a unique cloud forest experience less then an hour away from the Juan Santamaria Airport. Perfectly situated between San Jose and the Arenal Volcano, guests can enjoy world-class dining and spa treatments while staying in one of the most sustainable hotels in Costa Rica.

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Gaia Hotel and Reserve Pool

Gaia Hotel Manuel Antonio $200 - $300, 5 Stars.
Boutique, Adults Only, Nature, Luxury

Gaia Hotel and Reserve – in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, adults only luxury boutique beach 5 star hotel and resort member of “Small Luxury Hotels of the World”.

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Xandari Resort and Spa Hotel Bedroom

Xandari Resort and Spa Hotel $200 - $300, 4 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Health & Wellness, Off The Beaten Path

Xandari Plantation consists of 21 spacious villas on a 40 acre coffee and fruit plantation overlooking Costa Rica’s Central Valley – the creation of architect Sherrill Broudy and artist Charlene Broudy, who envisioned a paradise reflecting the natural beauty of Costa Rica.

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Hotel Manatus Bedroom

Manatus Hotel Over $300, 5 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Romantic, Luxury

Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway weekend location or a place to take in the stunning Tortuguero area, The Manatus Hotel is perfect for whatever your needs.

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Pachira Lodge Romantic View

Pachira Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure

The area is considered to be one of the most exotic regions of the world, characterized by its rich, green vegetation.

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Hotel Laguna Lodge Inside The Restaurant

Laguna Lodge Tortuguero $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure

This environmentally conscious jungle lodge has a unique sense of style with its artistic details and design.

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Mawamba Lodge Pool

Mawamba Lodge $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Nature, Adventure, Beachfront

Situated in the northeast area of Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast in the most breathtakingly perfect location, Mawamba Lodge is nestled between the Tortuguero canals and the Caribbean ocean on a sand bar.

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Rio Indio Lodge $200 - $300, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Adventure, Off The Beaten Path

Providing a perfect balance between luxury and adventure, the Rio Indio Adventure Lodge is an Ecological and Sport Fishing Resort located just minutes north of the Costa Rican border in Nicaragua.

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Rafiki Safari Lodge Balcony

Rafiki Safari Lodge $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure

Rafiki Safari Lodge is nestled on over 800 acres of pristine jungle along the Savegre River just south of Quepos and Manuel Antonio.

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El Remanso Eco Lodge Family Bedroom

El Remanso Eco Lodge $125 - $200, 4 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly, Nature, Romantic, Adventure, Off The Beaten Path, Sustainable Ecolodge

El Remanso Lodge was designed for those who appreciate the magic of lush pristine tropical jungle, by some of the most beautiful white sand deserted Beaches of Costa Rica and lots of wildlife.

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Playa Nicuesa Lodge Bedroom

Playa Nicuesa Lodge $125 - $200, 4 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly, Nature, Romantic, Adventure, Health & Wellness, Off The Beaten Path

The open-air main house of the lodge rises up to the level of the surrounding jungle canopy, allowing you to enjoy the beauty of the rainforest even as you relax or dine.

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Hotel Aguila De Osa Inn Two Bed Bedroom

Aguila de Osa Inn Over $300, 4 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure

This is a truly wonderful hotel, where the hardship and hassles of city life seem to vanish and where relaxation, emotions, adventure and bliss all meet to offer you the holiday of a lifetime!

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Lookout Inn Lodge Room

Lookout Inn Lodge $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Nature, Off The Beaten Path, Sustainable Ecolodge

The Look Out Inn even has a stairway, called “The Stairway to Heaven,” which allows the visitor an incredible view over the horizon.

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Lapa Rios Ecolodge Bungalow

Lapa Rios Ecolodge $125 - $200, 4 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Romantic, Adventure, Off The Beaten Path, Sustainable Ecolodge

The Lapa Rios Reserve is a place where you can explore the local area and nature, whilst also supporting the ongoing maintenance of the reserve and the conservation of the rainforest.

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Hotel Cuna Del Angel Bedroom

Hotel Cuna Del Angel Over $300, 4 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Romantic

Keeping the glamour and elegance of a modern and civilized world, and evoking the spiritual world of the indigenous cultures that inhabited this small yet rich country.

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Whales and Dolphins Hotel View

Hotel Whales and Dolphins $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure

In the mystical zone of Costa Ballena, Uvita, Puntarenas, south of the Costa Rica Pacific Coast, amid lush forests and wildlife is located the romantic and cozy Hotel Whales and Dolphins.

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Samasati Nature Retreat Bedroom

Samasati Nature Retreat Under $125, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Health & Wellness, Off The Beaten Path

A prime Costa Rica travel destination, this Hotel and Eco Lodge sits in the heart of a 250 acres Biological Reserve. Overlooking beautiful and unspoiled Caribbean beaches, since 1997 Samasati has been a pioneer of Sustainable Tourism as well as one of the first hotels to host Costa Rica Yoga Retreats and Yoga Teacher Trainings.

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Peace Lodge

Peace Lodge Costa Rica $200 - $300, 4 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly, Nature, Romantic, Luxury, Off The Beaten Path

The Peace Lodge is a Boutique Luxury lodging option in Heredia and close to the International Airport. The Hotel includes entry to the La Paz Waterfall Gardens, a gorgeous mile-long path that wanders near five waterfalls.

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Pacuare Lodge Jungle Villa

Pacuare Lodge Over $300, 4 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Adventure, Off The Beaten Path, Sustainable Ecolodge

The Pacuare Lodge is a Off-the-Beaten-Path luxury Hotel nestled in a rainforest overlooking the Pacuare River, which National Geographic has listed as one of the worlds top ten scenic rivers.

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Hotel Rancho Corcovado Bungalows

Hotel Rancho Corcovado Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Beachfront

The hotel is located in the paradise of Drake Bay- Osa Peninsula near Corcovado National Park, known worldwide as the most biologically intense place on the planet , according to National Geographic . Additionally near the hotel location is the Caño Island Biological Reserve , especially for water sports .

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Blue River Resort Cabanas

Blue River Resort & Hot Springs Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure, Volcano

Blue River Resort & Hot Springs is a mountain rainforest resort on the north side of Rincon de la Vieja volcano in Costa Rica across from the blue volcanic river, rio Celeste.

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trogon lodge gardens

Trogon Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Off The Beaten Path

Located approximately 90 minutes from San Jose, this beautiful Cloud Forest Lodge is THE place in Costa Rica to view the beautiful Quetzel. High in the amazing Talamanca mountain range, the Trogon Lodge offers a relaxing, moderately priced refuge for those looking for some great nature hiking, birdwatching and beautiful scenery! Beautiful mountain cabins, delicious, home cooked food and a great new spa and remodeled bar complete this charming lodge. A great Cloud Forest destination!

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Copa de Arbol View

Copa de Arbol $200 - $300, 4 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Romantic

Copa De Arbol Beach and Rainforest Resort is a luxury beachfront eco- resort set among 70 acres of pristine rainforest reserve. We are located in Southern Pacific Costa Rica on the Osa Peninsula, perfectly situated between Drake Bay and the Corcovado National Park in an area known as “Caletas” (small coves).

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Palo Verde Biological Station Hicking

Palo Verde Biological Station Under $125, 3 Stars.
Nature, Off The Beaten Path, Students Groups

There are beautiful views on the way of the park around you, so it is definitely worth the effort. So do not forget to take a camera with you and of course a bottle of water and hiking shoes.

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dantica bungalow san gerardo

Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Romantic, Off The Beaten Path

Hotel Dantica Cloudforest Lodge is located in San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica and offers charming bungalows with fantastic views, a wonderful restaurant and hiking trails throughout the property.

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Rafiki Beach Camp $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Nature, Beachfront, Off The Beaten Path

Rafiki Beach Camp is located nearby Manuel Antonio and has four luxury beachfront tents for you to enjoy. The Rafiki Beach Camp has close access to activities and locations on Costa Rica’s Central Pacific Coast. Staying here will put you in a tropical oasis with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.

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Santa Juana Lodge Balcony View

Santa Juana Lodge $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Romantic, Adventure, Sustainable Ecolodge

Amidst lush mountain landscapes and the rhythm of rural life, Santa Juana Lodge is a sanctuary of style and comfort. Its panoramic vistas of the jungle-shrouded mountains are unrivaled. This new Rural Boutique offers amazing tours such as horseback riding, guided jungle hikes, waterfall swims, and many cultural activities among others.

Arenal Observatory Lodge View

Arenal Observatory Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure, Volcano

What used to be part a facility for the Smithsonian Institute is now an amazing lodge located in 870 acres of private forest with a breathtaking view of the Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica.

Baldi Hot Springs Hotel & Spa

Baldi Resort $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Volcano

At the very base of Arenal Volcano in La Fortuna, Baldi Hot Springs Hotel & Spa is maybe the most popular hot springs hotel destination in La Fortuna Costa Rica. Baldi Hot Springs Hotel & Spa uses heat from underground rivers energized from Arenal’s magmatic chamber deep below the Earth’s surface to temperatures hot enough for 25 mineral pools dedicated to leisure and entertainment at 12 different temperatures.

Rancho Margot Garden

Rancho Margot $125 - $200, 4 Stars.
Nature, Adventure, Sustainable Ecolodge

Recognized as the first carbon neutral lodge in Costa Rica, Rancho Margot is a one-of-a-kind slice of eco- paradise that invites guests to enjoy sustainable living at its purest. Situated in the village of El Castillo near the shores of peaceful Lake Arenal, this lodge takes a holistic view of responsible tourism in the nation’s adventure capital. Featuring 17 lovely bungalows, spring-fed pools and onsite yoga classes, Rancho Margot offers a relaxing retreat to escape and unwind yet is close to all the local attractions.

Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation and Inn Bungalows

Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation and Inn $200 - $300, 4 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly, Nature, Romantic

Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation and Inn is a Pre-Columbian serene sanctuary nestled in 20 acres of organic coffee amongst hundreds of tropical trees and flora.

Oxygen Jungle Villas Pool View

Oxygen Jungle Villas $125 - $200, 4 Stars.
Boutique, Adults Only, Nature, Romantic, Adventure, Off The Beaten Path

Oxygen Jungle Resort is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway, a vacation to replenish your soul and spirit or a place to relax and enjoy the beauty that is Costa Rica!

Hotel San Bada Pool

Hotel San Bada $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Nature, Luxury, Beachfront

Hotel San Bada is a luxurious gem located next to the Manuel Antonio National Park entrance and within a short walk to one of Costa Rica’s best beaches. This hotel is wonderful for those who want to immerse themselves in nature, the romantic, and is also great spot for a family vacation. Further, it only takes 2 ½ hours from the international airport in San Jose to arrive.

Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge Deluxe Bungalow

Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge Over $300, 4 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Romantic, Adventure, Off The Beaten Path, Sustainable Ecolodge

This colonial looking , hotel is ideally located closed to the Corcovado National Park, and offers an array of exciting activities to choose from. Corcovado is in the Osa Peninsula, on the Southern Pacific Coast, and is thought to be one of the many wonders of the world. This is a luxurious first class hotel where you can expect outstanding service, plush accommodation and out of this world food. The bungalows are nestled far away from each other, built in harmony with the surrounding nature and of the environment, as is the practice for the Hotels of Costa Rica practicing sustainable tourism. This is where you can experience the rainforest of Costa Rica at its best, taking with you the most magical and unforgettable memories.

La Paloma Lodge Bedroom

La Paloma Lodge Over $300, 4 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly, Nature

Capuchin monkeys and sloths like to hang around the lodge in clear view of coatis, toucans, macaws and humming birds. Morning dawn is announced by howler monkeys over bird songs; evenings are summoned by loud cicadas, crickets and more howler monkeys.

Drake Bay Resort Bedrooms View

Drake Bay Resort Costa Rica – Accommodations near Corcovado Over $300, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure

This beautiful jungle lodge features beautiful hand carved, local hard woods for its construction and furniture.

Corcovado Adventures Tent Camp Bedroom

Corcovado Adventures Tent Camp Under $125, 5 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure, Beachfront, Students Groups

The Corcovado Adventures Tent Camp offers you an affordable opportunity to visit this natural paradise in clean comfortable full sized tents with wood frame beds, just steps away from the beach and ocean.

La Cusinga Lodge Hotel Bungalow

La Cusinga Lodge $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure, Off The Beaten Path, Sustainable Ecolodge

La Cusinga Lodge Hotel, a sustainable hotel that applies green habits like proper waste treatment and recycling, is powered by hydro and solar energy.

Hotel Jinetes De Osa Balcony

Hotel Jinetes de Osa Under $125, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly, Nature, Romantic, Adventure

Splendidly isolated in the tiny community of Drake Bay, Costa Rica, Hotel Jinetes De Osa is a friendly beachside retreat one hours boat ride down the jungle lined banks of the Sierpe River.

Almonds and Corals Nature

Almonds and Corals $200 - $300, 4 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure, Beachfront, Off The Beaten Path, Sustainable Ecolodge

Perfect for a jungle holiday or a beach trip (it has both), it provides a perfect sense of luxury with private bungalows in the midst of nature.

La Leona Ecolodge Hammocks

La Leona Ecolodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure, Beachfront, Off The Beaten Path, Sustainable Ecolodge

La Leona Eco Lodge is the perfect place to get away and discover the amazing Osa Peninsula! Our twenty tent-cabins are equipped with all amenities for your comfort. The majority of the tent-cabins have a private, individually designed tropical garden bath.

Hacienda Baru Lodge Gardens

Hacienda Baru Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly, Nature, Romantic, Adventure, Beachfront, Sustainable Ecolodge

Hacienda Baru’s 330 hectares (815 acres) have a fantastic variety of Habitats, from wetlands and secondary rainforests in the lowlands to primary rainforest on the highland coastal ridge. Seven kilometers of walking trails and three kilometers of pristine beach are here to be explored as well as our orchid garden and butterfly garden.

Rio Perdido Costa Rica Bedroom

Rio Perdido Costa Rica $125 - $200, 4 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure, Luxury

he Hotel at Rio Perdido is located adjacent to the Miravalles Volcano, near Liberia, Guanacaste. Upon arrival to Rio Perdido, the Rio Perdido staff always extends a warm greeting, which includes a refreshing, natural beverage and a description of the reserve, services, and activities.

Buena Vista Lodge Bedroom

Buena Vista Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure, Off The Beaten Path, Volcano

The Lodge’s area and backdrop is just gorgeous and the Costa Rica wildlife in store is always where you set your senses.

Danta Corcovado Lodge Living Room

Danta Corcovado Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Nature, Romantic, Adventure

Danta Corcovado Lodge’s accommodations exude warmth, creativity and style. Unwind in one of our hammocks after a long day of adventure or simply spend the day disconnecting from your hectic lives letting Mother Nature heal and energize.

Selva Verde Lodge Welcome

Selva Verde Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure, Off The Beaten Path, Students Groups

Selva Verde is more than a lodge and more than a rainforest reserve. It is your gateway into a magical world of towering Almendro trees, Mantled Howler Monkeys, and Keel Billed Toucans. Immerse yourself in tropical nature as you hike through deep green forest or reflect quietly in a comfortable hammock.

Rios Tropicales Lodge Bedroom

Rios Tropicales Lodge Over $300, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Romantic, Adventure, Off The Beaten Path, Sustainable Ecolodge

The Rios Tropicales Lodge, located along the Pacuare River, offers a haven for relaxation and immersion in tropical sights and sounds. The clean energy, sustainable lodge offers you a variety of accommodation and activity options.

Savegre Hotel Bedroom

Savegre Hotel Under $125, 3 Stars.
Nature, Romantic, Off The Beaten Path

The Savegre Hotel Natural Reserve and Spa is located in the cloudforest of San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica. The Savegre Hotel offers cozy mountain accommodations for families and couples looking for a natural vacation experience.

Hotel El Silencio del Campo

Hotel El Silencio del Campo $125 - $200, 4 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Volcano

Hotel El Silencio del Campo is perfectly situated to give you the most breathtaking view of the world-famous Arenal Volcano surrounded with colorful gardens and the lush tropical rainforest.

Hotel Kokoro Bedroom

Arenal Kokoro $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Volcano

Situated near one of the most popular destinations in Costa Rica, you will find the family run boutique Hotel Kokoro. Right by the Arenal Volcano, the Hotel Kokoro offers a variety of rooms, from eco-villas to tree houses. Relax while enjoying gorgeous views of the volcano from the hot springs, explore the hotel’s jungle property, or treat yourself to a nice meal or massage at the spa!

Evergreen Lodge Nature

Evergreen Lodge Costa Rica Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure

Evergreen Lodge is the ideal location from which to explore the beautiful area of Tortuguero starting with the Penitencia canal.

Monteverde Country Lodge View

Monteverde Country Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Romantic, Sustainable Ecolodge

Beauty with rustic ambience describes the Monterverde Country Lodge perfectly, which located high in the mountains of Monteverde, Costa Rica. The lodge is careful not to leave a tainted footprint on the cloud forest and is eco-friendly, yet, full of all the necessary amenities.

Punta Marenco Lodge Sunset

Punta Marenco Lodge $200 - $300, 4 Stars.
Nature, Adventure, Off The Beaten Path

Punta Marenco Lodge is located on the Osa Peninsula just 15 minutes south of Drake Bay and is a beautiful and secluded location! You will love the incredible views that the lodge offers as well as the beautiful nature surrounding the charming hilltop bungalows.

Cerro Lodge Tarcoles $125 - $200, 4 Stars.
Nature, Off The Beaten Path

If you love birding in Costa Rica – Hotel Cerro Lodge is the place for you! Relax in this country style oasis with astounding views that will amaze you and a plethora of different types of birds.

Selva Bananito Lodge Balcony

Selva Bananito Lodge $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Off The Beaten Path, Sustainable Ecolodge, Students Groups

The Eco Lodge Selva Bananito is today an extraordinary example for ecotourism: nature and adventure tourism services nestled in a pristine region of Costa Rica’s Caribbean area, the Talamanca Mountains.

The Lookout at Playa Tortuga Pool

Lookout Playa Tortuga Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Off The Beaten Path

The hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga (Turtle Beach) is Located on 13 acres of prime real estate on the Southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica, the Lookout hotel offers its guests a vacation of luxury and privacy, surrounded by pristine beaches and lush, tropical jungle.

Esquinas Rainforest Lodge View

Esquinas Rainforest Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure, Sustainable Ecolodge

Esquinas, only 3 miles off the Interamerican Highway and 30 minutes from Golfito airport, is part of a model project combining conservation, ecotourism, research, reforestation and community aid.

Bosque del Rio Tigre Lodge Nature View

Bosque del Rio Tigre Lodge $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure, Off The Beaten Path, Sustainable Ecolodge

Our lodge, Bosque del Río Tigre, is located on the Tigre River just outside the small town of Dos Brazos on the Peninsula de Osa. This remote location in the Reserva Forestal Golfo Dulce surrounding Corcovado National Park gives the visitor a truly exhilarating sense of the tropical rainforest.

Las Nubes Natural Energy Resort Gardens

Las Nubes Resort $125 - $200, 4 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Romantic, Health & Wellness, Off The Beaten Path, Sustainable Ecolodge

Las Nubes is a biotech lodge to relax, detoxify and retreat in an eco-friendly and pure environment. The new barefoot luxury is refined: we call it “simplicity”.

Golfo Dulce Lodge Bedroom

Golfo Dulce Lodge $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Nature, Beachfront

The Swiss owned and operated Golfo Dulce Lodge is surrounded by the undisturbed primary lowland rainforest of the Piedras Blancas National Park, an extension of the Corcovado National Park and the clear waters of the Golfo Dulce.

Encanta La Vida Jungle Lodge Welcome

Encanta La Vida Jungle Lodge $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Nature, Romantic, Health & Wellness, Beachfront

Encanta La Vida is a unique beach jungle lodge located in the tropical rainforest of Southern Costa Rica. Situated on the tip of the remote and exotic Osa Peninsula, our beachfront Lodge in Cabo Matapalo offers guests the opportunity to witness one of the few untouched pristine regions in the country.

Hotel Villas Gaia Relaxation

Hotel Villas Gaia Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Romantic, Adventure

Hotel Villas Gaia is strategic located on the new scenic coastal road, offering convenient access to Ballena Marine National Park, Caño Island Biological reserve, Corcovado National Park, the mangroves of the Terraba-Sierpe rivers, waterfalls, coastal rainforest, deserted beaches, typical villages and much more.

Tree House Lodge Bungalow

Tree House Lodge Costa Rica Over $300, 5 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly, Nature, Romantic, Beachfront, Off The Beaten Path

Enjoy the mushroom shaped architecture in a great beach town, where restaurants, shops, and bars abound!

La Costa De Papito Bedroom

La Costa de Papito Under $125, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly, Nature, Romantic, Beachfront

It’s great for a Romantic Getaway in Costa Rica! Each bungalow is set privately apart amidst a brilliant garden of tropical plants that beautiful birds, butterflies, monkeys, sloths, and iguanas call home. This offers a great intimate and romantic setting.

Finca Bellavista Restaurant

The Finca Bellavista $125 - $200, 5 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Romantic, Adventure, Off The Beaten Path, Sustainable Ecolodge

Finca Bellavista is a member of the Adventure Hotels of Costa Rica. Find eco-friendly beach hotels, mountain lodges and unique, small hotels throughout Costa Rica.

The Goddess Garden Bedrooms

The Goddess Garden Cahuita Under $125, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Romantic, Health & Wellness

Costa Rica is a wonderful, peaceful and beautiful place. As such it serves as an excellent host to the Goddess Garden, which is a Yoga Teacher Training and Retreat Center.

Celeste Mountain Lodge Pool

Celeste Mountain Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly, Nature, Off The Beaten Path, Volcano

Welcome to one of the greenest, still untouched and out-of-the-beaten track area of Costa Rica: the Volcan Tenorio National Park, boasting the astonishing Rio Celeste, the village of Bijagua, the Miravalles Volcano.

Hotel Monte Azul Bedroom

Hotel Monte Azul $200 - $300, 4 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Romantic, Luxury, Off The Beaten Path

A remote destination offering some interesting tours such as miles of hiking and horseback riding trails, world class bird watching and a unique artist in residency program. Moreover trips to beach and snorkeling, whale and dolphin watching tours are offered.

The Sanctuary At Two Rivers Balcony

The Sanctuary at Two Rivers $125 - $200, 5 Stars.
Nature, Romantic, Health & Wellness, Luxury, Beachfront, Off The Beaten Path, Sustainable Ecolodge

All accommodations were built using nature, not destroying it. Further, the facility uses 100% of its energy from a hi-tech solar system and solar hot water heaters.

Rancho Rio Perlas Holiday House

Rancho Rio Perlas Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Romantic, Off The Beaten Path

Hotel Rio Perlas Spa, Resort & Casino is located in the beautiful and legendary Orosi Valley in the province of Cartago, at just 39km from San Jose and 56Km from the Juan Santa María International Airport.

Maquenque Eco Lodge View

Maquenque Eco Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure, Off The Beaten Path

Maquenque Costa Rica Eco Lodge is ideal for lovers of nature. We are strategically located within Maquenque National Wildlife Refuge, bordering the San Carlos River. We have 14 bungalows of approximately 45 m2.

Rancho Naturalista

Rancho Naturalista Under $125, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Off The Beaten Path

Hotel Rancho Naturalista Lodge is located outside of Turrialba Costa Rica and is the perfect destination for birding enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Bosquezuma Lodge Entrance

Bosquezuma Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Nature, Adventure

Look for sea turtles and bottlenose dolphins during the 30-minute boat trip to this island paradise. Most excursions include a fun beach BBQ with locally-caught seafood as part of the tour.

Tirimbina Lodge Balcony

Tirimbina Lodge Under $125, 4 Stars.
Nature, Sustainable Ecolodge

The lodge with the center is a perfect place to be able to discover more about the nature of Sarapiqui.

Cayon de la Vieja Rocks

Canyon de la Vieja Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure

The Hotel Canyon de la Vieja Lodge is located just out side of Liberia by the popular destination of the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano in Costa Rica’s northern province of Guanacaste.

Rio Magnolia Hotel Balcony

Rio Magnolia Nature Lodge $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Nature, Romantic, Adventure, Sustainable Ecolodge

The Rio Magnolia Nature Lodge offers clean and comfortable accommodations and is a paradise for birding enthusiasts and nature lovers alike! Come explore this off the beaten path destination and see some of the real Costa Rica!

Tenorio Lodge Gardens

Tenorio Lodge, Costa Rica $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Nature, Off The Beaten Path, Volcano, Sustainable Ecolodge

The Tenorio Lodge is a perfect getaway to relax and enjoy Costa Rica’s beautiful nature and sights. The area is perfect for birdwatchers as there are abundant species and many beautiful gardens.

Potasol Community Balcony

Portasol Costa Rica Under $125, 5 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Romantic, Health & Wellness, Luxury

Resting quietly on top of Portasol Valley in the Central Pacific of Costa Rica lies the beautiful rental properties of Portasol Rainforest and Ocean View Living. Rent one of their amazing properties, immersed in the Tropical Forest, overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean and enjoy tranquility. The community is nestled in a quiet and private area, yet is extremely close to Manuel Antonio and Dominical, which have amazing beaches, nature reserves and activities. You’ll love that Portasol is considered a sustainable community, awarded by their many environmental and social commitments. There’s even a Yoga Retreat offered, called RainSun Yoga Retreats.

Rancho Pacifico Lodge Room View

Rancho Pacifico $200 - $300, 4 Stars.
Boutique, Adults Only, Nature, Romantic, Off The Beaten Path

This unique location gives all guests the opportunity to experience three ecosystems in one- Rain forest, Beach and Cloud Forest!

Hotel Costa Paraiso View

Costa Paraiso Dominical Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Beachfront

Costa Paraiso is a coastal paradise for guests seeking recreation and relaxation in spectacular natural surroundings.

Bamboo Yoga Play Yoga Salon

Bamboo Yoga Play $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Health & Wellness, Beachfront, Sustainable Ecolodge

Bamboo Yoga Play is Located in Dominical, Costa Rica, our oasis lies just two minutes from the warm Pacific Ocean, at the base of rain-forested mountains where the Baru River meets the sea. We invite you to come and explore what it means to truly be in your body.

Hotel Pumilio Sunset

Hotel Pumilio Under $125, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Romantic

Hotel Pumilio is a luxurious off the beaten path accommodation option near Jaco Beach in Costa Rica. This boutique hotel was formerly known as “El Paso de Las Lapas”

El Sabanero Beach Hotel Pool View

El Sabanero $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Sustainable Ecolodge

The hotel recently completed upgrades to its already luxurious amenities, which include access to a private beach, an enormous pool with swim-up bar, and comfortable suites with unsurpassed ocean vistas.

Natuga EcoLodge Villas Bungalows

Natuga EcoLodge-Villas Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Romantic

Natuga EcoLodge-Villas and Natural Reserve is the place to relax and enjoy the natural treasures of Costa Rica’s Southern Pacific zone. In a friendly Costa Rican atmosphere with a vision of sustainable tourism, we will make your stay unforgettable.

Cabinas Jimenez Cabins

Cabinas Jimenez Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Romantic, Beachfront, Off The Beaten Path

Cabinas Jimenez are located directly on the Gulfo Dulce, the “Sweet Gulf”, on the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica. Each Cabina features air-conditioning, fans, private bathrooms, wi-fi, mini-fridge, and coffee maker.

Rara Avis Rainforest Lodge And Reserve Bungalow

Rara Avis Costa Rica Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure, Off The Beaten Path, Sustainable Ecolodge

Though a tiring trip, the tropical atmosphere, the lush rainforest and exceptional wildlife will make it a trip of a lifetime!

Costa Rica Yoga Spa Hotel View

Costa Rica Yoga Spa Nosara $200 - $300, 3 Stars.
Boutique, All Inclusive, Family Friendly, Nature, Romantic, Health & Wellness

The mountains, sand and sea will surround you as you take a journey to deeper self-awareness and relaxation at this amazing yoga spa.

Pachamama Yoga Night

Pachamama Yoga Costa Rica Under $125, 3 Stars.
Nature, Health & Wellness, Sustainable Ecolodge

There are workshops on Body Cleansing, Yoga, and Meditation. Additionally, all meals served in the restaurant are vegetarian.

Ahki Retrea Bedrooms

Ahki Retreat $200 - $300, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Health & Wellness, Sustainable Ecolodge

“Ahki,” a native- American word meaning “earth,” is encompassed by the beauty of life, relaxation, and blissful simplicity.

Ara Ambigua Lodge Pool

Ara Ambigua Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure

Owned and operated by a traditional local Costa Rican Family, this resort is a cultural and tropical getaway in the Rainforest of Costa Rica.

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