Nature lodges by region

Ecologically minded? Would you appreciate seeing the outstanding variety of flora and fauna and the pristine condition of Costa Rica's more remote areas? Then this is for you. Staying at one of these lodges is an unforgettable experience and it gives you a view into a world that is quickly disappearing.

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Central Valley:

Central Pacific


Hotel de la Montaña Monteverde

El Sapo Dorado Hotel

Pensión Quetzal
Includes all meals.

Pensión Heliconia

Under $15
Pensión Monteverde Inn
Pensión Santa Elena




Hotel Hacienda Los Inocentes
horse trips

Albergue Rincón de la Vieja
La Pacífica Ecological Center
Las Imágenes
Near Cañas, pool
The Ecoadventure Camp


The North:

$80 and up

Bosque de Paz ... In the Green Heart of Our Planet.

Hotel Tabacon Resort: The arenal volcano and tropical rain forest, provides the perfect setting for a unique experience with the hot springs.

La Selva
Rara Avis

Lake Arenal Area


Arenal Lodge
Elegant retreat, views of volcano

Arenal Observatory



Ara Ambigua Lodge: Ranch with a capacity of 60 people with a view of two beautiful lakes.

El Gavilán
Former cattle ranch, includes meals

Selva Verde Lodge (Creek Lodge/River Lodge)
Includes meals

Rara Avis
Includes meals

Waterfall Lodge


Ecocentro La Finca: Conservation is our main objective at LA FINCA LODGE.

El Plástico Lodge

Mi Lindo Sarapiqu� Hotel & Restaurant: Located in Puerto Viejo, close to all tours and other services.

Portones Cabins, Bar & Restaurant

Rara Avis.
Includes meals.

Atlantic Coast


Hotel Maribu Caribe
Hotel Matama

Hotel Acón



Cahuita County Club and Camping
Hotel Cahuita

Under $15
Cabinas Palmer
Cabinas Black Beach


Puerto Viejo

El Pizote Surf Lodge


Under $15
Cabinas Chimuri

Mauricio Salazar, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Lodging is Bribri Indian traditional bamboo on stilts,
horseback tours into jungle.


Over $80

Jungle Lodge
Includes transportation and meals.

Laguna Lodge

Includes transportation and meals.

Pachira Lodge The best hotel in the area, located only 5 minutes away from the Tortuguero National Park, accesible only by air and water. All inclusive. Highly recommended.

Río Colorado Lodge
Fishing lodge with mini zoo. Includes meals
and transportation.

Aviarios Rio Estrella

The South & Osa Peninsula


Over $80

Tiskita Jungle Lodge
Includes meals.


Wilson Botanical Gardens
Includes meals.

Albergue de Montaña

Corcovado Tent Lodge Twenty tents between the pounding surf and the living wall of the jungle. If you love truly remote wild and beautiful places, Corcovado Lodge is for you. Named Fodor's Choice Top 20.

Iguana Lodge: Secluded yet convenient, small in scale yet abundant in hospitality
and comfort. Iguana Lodge offers the opportunity to have it all at bargain

Corcovado Osa Peninsula Over $80

Casa Corcovado

Drake Bay Wildernes Camp Includes meals.

Jungle Lodge Open Dec. 1 to end of July, up to ten guests

La Paloma Lodge

Marenco Biological Station Includes food, guide and transport from San José.

Sabalo Lodge

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