If you dream of staying in a magical place, luxurious and rustic at the same time, close (very close) to nature and see the sea and the monkeys from your bed while tasting a good plate of exotic fruits, it is possible in Costa Rica. The country offers a range of beautiful ecolodges that will delight your senses. Grab your 4x4 and set out on the road to the dream !
One of the best things to do in Costa Rica is to share an intimate moment in the ecolodges
1. eco-lodge San Luis Monteverde
Get ready for rustic luxury! San Luis Ecolodge, located in Monteverde, Puntarenas, is an integrated ecotourism, research and education project run by resident biologists. A wide range of activities are offered to enrich the stay of nature lovers: walks on an extensive network of trails, night hikes, agricultural activities, reforestation, bird watching, photography, swimming, horseback riding, day trips to Monteverde...
Ecolodge San Luis offers beautiful rustic rooms with private balconies with rocking chairs, ceiling fans, hot water, plenty of towels and coffee makers.
Rates range from $70.00 to $100.00 per night.
2. Catarata Ecolodge Hotel
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The Catarata Ecolodge enjoys a privileged location that allows you to enjoy a magnificent view of the colossal Arenal volcano.
The lodge offers you an unforgettable stay, as you will enjoy the nature: you will be able to observe the flora and fauna of the region, a very peaceful environment surrounded by tropical gardens.
The rooms at Catarata Eco-Lodge have a private bathroom with hot water, ceiling fan and a corridor with a view of the Arenal volcano. The price starts at $86.00/night.
3. Harmony hotel Costa Rica
The Harmony Hotel is an ideal place located in Nosara. For starters, you'll be about a two-minute walk from the beach! A surfer's paradise, the hotel offers 24 rooms, a spa, outdoor yoga classes and meditation workshops.
The hotel even has an organic garden where fresh fruits and vegetables are grown and used in the restaurant.
Rates start at $252.00 per night.
4. Lapa Ríos Lodge Costa Rica
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If you are looking for an ecological paradise in Costa Rica, look no further. Lapa Rios Ecolodge is located in the heart of nature. Here the rainforest meets the Pacific Ocean at Golfo Dulce. Whether you're a beach person or a jungle adventurer, you'll find something to suit you at Lapa Rios Ecolodge.
Located in a private nature reserve, the lodge is a model ecotourism project whose main objective is to preserve nature. In fact, the hotel works with The Long Run international program as part of the Global Ecosphere Retreats program, where companies commit to maximizing positive and minimizing negative impacts around the world. Rates start at $500.00 per night.
5. El Mangroove Papagayo Bay Costa Rica
A family-run hotel, El Mangroove Hotel in the Gulf of Papagayo is perfectly situated for a Gulf of Papagayo adventure. Explore the local wildlife or enjoy the sunset with your feet in the sand at the beachfront Matiss Restaurant. Massages take place in the mangrove, under the shelter of a hut, in the heart of the jungle.
Spa, hammam, beach, gym, children's club will make you and your family happy.
The hotel sources 95% of its food from local fishermen and farmers, and promotes recycling and tree planting. Local materials were used in the construction.
Rates start at $300.00 per night.
6. Hotel Arenal Oasis Ecolodge Costa Rica
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Located a five-minute drive from the base of Arenal Volcano, Arenal Oasis Eco Lodge is an ideal accommodation option for visitors to La Fortuna. Built in an eco-friendly style, the hotel offers a unique experience.
The lodge insists that guests explore the property and immerse themselves in the environmentally friendly world. A real treat!
The Arenal Oasis offers two types of accommodation: the private bungalow and the private villa.
Rates start at $300.00 per night.
7. Tacacori Ecolodge Costa Rica
Tacacori EcoLodge is located in the hills of Alajuela, a 15-minute drive from Juan Santamaría International Airport and only a 30-minute drive from the Poas Volcano site. It offers a shared sun terrace and exotic gardens.
The bungalows at Tacacori EcoLodge are brightly decorated with natural materials.
This eco-lodge is designed with its environment in mind and manages energy, water, waste and maintenance ecologically, it is a successful integration into a lush environment.
Rates start at $150.00.
8. El Silencio Lodge & Spa
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High above the rainforest canopy near the Poas volcano, El Silencio Lodge & Spa is one of the most secluded, tranquil and relaxing hotels in the mountains of Costa Rica. This eco-friendly hotel was created to be a sustainable yet luxurious retreat for travelers seeking unique and authentic experiences and a deep connection to nature.
Here's what you can do: a torchlight forest dinner with organic farm ingredients, hikes and horseback rides through the hummingbird garden and cloud forest trails, zip-lining through the forest canopy or rappelling down one of the property's three roaring waterfalls.
Rates start at $360.00 per night.
9. Los Campesinos Ecolodge Costa Rica
Los Campesinos Ecolodge is located in Quebrada Arroyo, 30 km from Manuel Antonio Park, on a 33-hectare conservation area of primary and secondary forests where you will find natural pools, waterfalls, and exuberant flora and fauna that you can enjoy from the hiking trails.
This community-based tourism project employs more than 90% of the families in the community of Quebrada Arroyo, thus stemming the exodus to other regions. The profits allow the village to improve public infrastructure such as the school, church and football field, and to provide financial support to the elderly.
Rates at $110.00 per person per night.