The Caribbean side of Costa Rica is a haven for nature enthusiasts and beach lovers, boosting a tropical climate year round. Our boutique hotel is a perfect base for exploring this captivating area.
The breathtaking Cahuita National Park boasts a diverse array of wildlife, from playful monkeys swinging through the trees to vibrant toucans gracing the skies. Embark on a memorable hike through the park's well-maintained trails, leading you to secluded beaches where the warm Caribbean waters invite you for a refreshing swim. If the water allows it, you can also book a snorkeling adventure among colorful coral reefs.
Just a scenic 18 km drive away lies Puerto Viejo, a lively backpacker's village renowned for its vibrant atmosphere and culinary delights. Indulge in a culinary journey as you sample local flavors in the numerous restaurants lining the streets.
Beyond the lush landscapes, the enchantment of Punta Uva and Cocles beaches awaits. The powdery sands and azure waters are truly breathtaking. A perfect spot for a quite beach day! Surfers will find their paradise here too, as there are plenty of spots in the area that offer some of the most thrilling waves for riders of all levels.
Only 45 minutes from our eco-lodge you will find the Gandoca – Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge. This pristine sanctuary encompasses stunning beaches, lush trails, and a rich tapestry of wildlife. Traverse its pathways to encounter native species like jaguars, howler monkeys, and vibrant toucans, each contributing to the refuge's vibrant biodiversity. This refuge stands as a testament to Costa Rica's commitment to conservation, offering an ideal setting for nature enthusiasts to immerse themselves in a captivating blend of coastal and terrestrial habitats.
The unique culture of the Caribbean side of Costa Rica reflects its historical influences, blending Afro-Caribbean roots with indigenous heritage. You can see this culture in the vibrant colors that adorn homes and shops, hear it in the music, and taste it in the food. Caribbean influences mix with local ingredients, resulting in dishes that are both exotic and comforting. Try the Rice & Beans, Patacones, Seafood Ceviche, or the sweet Pan Bon.