Explore tangled primary rainforest and enjoy guided hikes, birdwatching, and white-water rafting, whilst staying at a handpicked selection of some of Costa Rica’s best jungle lodges. Unwind away from the crowds and explore the best of the natural world.
An eco-tourist’s dream, Costa Rica has become synonymous with all an unspoiled tropical paradise can be. With a quiet history, free of colonial excesses, Costa Rica has cashed in on its purity. Blessed with beaches and unrivalled biodiversity, this country is a verdant land of misty volcanoes, rushing rivers and thick jungles, teeming with exotic flora and fauna. From waking up to the throaty roar of howler monkeys at dawn and catching a glimpse of the vibrant plumage of scarlet macaws, to braving the white-waters and rafting down the pristine Pacuare River.
On arrival to Liberia International airport, you will meet a representative who will drive you 1h30 minutes to the North-East to your stunning wilderness retreat, Origins Luxury Lodge. Spend the next few days indulging in tropical adventure, surrounded by verdant luxury. Do as much or a little as you please while taking advantage of a wide range of included activities: nature walks, night walks, birdwatching, medicinal plant tour, horseback riding, waterfall hike, lagoon fishing, yoga, meditation class, cooking or mixology class. The resident team of experts will ensure you make the most of this stunning location whether you wish to be active or simply sit back and soak everything in. When you are not out exploring Costa Rica’s beautiful wilderness, the staff at Origins will make you feel right at home and treat you to delicious gourmet meals and warm hospitality.
Awake to the soothing sounds of the jungle and nearby river giving you a real sense of being at one with nature, this is what your lodge is all about. Over the next couple of days you can choose an included guided hike to a nearby waterfall all the while learning about the abundant wildlife of the rainforest, or just keep it relaxed and take a dip in the pool.
Named as one of National Geographic’s Unique Lodges of the World, at Pacuare Lodge even your journey is an adventure, as you arrive via white water rafting. 20 suites surrounded by tropical rainforest, where exotic birds sing and colourful butterflies flit between the trees. Renowned for its activities that inspire an enjoyment for nature whilst protecting and preserving the pristine environment. After waking up each morning to the glorious sound of birds singing, head out on a day's adventure hiking, canyoning, climbing, rafting, or just relax at the lodge watching the wildlife and listening to the sounds of the jungle. Experience candlelit farm-to-table gourmet cuisine, accompanied by fine wines and enjoy a 20 meter long infinity pool, framed by the lush rainforest.
The Osa Peninsula is the only place in Costa Rica where you will encounter 4 species of monkey with the squirrel, spider, white-face capuchin and the notoriously noisy howler monkey as well as it being a prime location for bird watching. The private reserve is also home to macaws, elusive wildcats, toucans and thousands of other creatures. Choose from a number of on-site guided tours included in your stay; early & sunset bird tours, wild waterfall, local medicine hike, rain forest ridge walk, Osa trail, matapalo tour and night walks.
Enjoy the pristine beauty of Lapa Rios’ private reserve on the Osa Peninsula. Within a 1,000 acre private nature reserve the lodge boasts spectacular views over the last remaining lowland tropical rainforest in Costa Rica and on to the glistening ocean; it is hard to imagine paradise as anything but this. Built using locally sourced materials, the 17 individual, thatched huts are built over 350 foot above sea level to catch the ocean breeze, overlooking where the Pacific Ocean meets Golfo Dulce.