"Costa Rica Ecolodges"

Eco lodges, Green Travel, and Sustainable Tourism in Costa Rica

Costa Rica Eco Lodges – Introduction

Posted by on Mar 9, 2012 in Costa Rica Eco Lodges | Comments Off

The eco resort term has slowly become a rage among environmentally responsible tourists who seek to explore the beauty of a destination without damaging its natural resources. Often used ubiquitously and inserted more as misnomer for plain nature resorts, the term eco lodge in Costa Rica is at times misused and wrongly assigned. The lush tropical nature retreat boasting of a rich topography comprising thriving rainforests, pristine beaches, serene rivers, gushing waterfalls and adventure packed mountainous valleys features abundant authentic eco lodges. These resorts dexterously combine the best of Costa Rica’s blessed natural landscape and its sustainable practices. Since their inception, most genuine eco resorts in the country have been frontrunners for responsible sustainable practices such as local reforestation programs, recycling programs, energy conservation, water conservation, land conservation, toxic reduction and local community development efforts. Some of the more popular and well known resorts have also had the distinction of winning several green awards and certificates by the country’s tourism departments.

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Anamaya Yoga Retreat

Posted by on Jan 13, 2012 in Costa Rica Eco Lodges, Front Page Featured, Southern Nicoya Eco Lodges | Comments Off

new yoga deck 550px Anamaya Yoga Retreat

Location: Montezuma
Price: $800-$2000/week for retreats
Features: Ocean view, spa, yoga, organic food, surfing, infinity pool

Introduction

casita2 Anamaya Yoga RetreatDramatically located on a cliff edge against a spectacular ocean backdrop in Montezuma, Anamaya Yoga Retreat is a heady natural hide-out surrounded by pristine waterfalls, lush virgin rainforests and sultry tropical beaches. The term “anamaya” literally means good health in Sanskrit, and yoga retreat deftly epitomizes this virtue. It offers guests a complete eco-retreat experience right down to organic meals, yoga classes, local nature excursions and grand spa services. Top this with special fire dancing sessions, circus entertainment, comfortable accommodation options and personalized hospitality; and you have an intoxicating eco-vacation concoction that can seldom go wrong.

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Kaya’s Place

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Caribbean Eco Lodges | Comments Off

kayas place hotel Kaya’s Place

Kaya’s Place is a rustic lodge and a charming bed and breakfast inn that is located in Puerto Viejo, a town along the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica. Puerto Viejo is a heavenly place and offers chilled-out atmosphere and abundance of activities. With its unique Afro-Caribbean wooden architect it has a rustic charm and artistic touch but it also make the guests experience a homely like feeling. Set amid gorgeous jungles and a pristine black sand beach, Playa Negra, Kaya’s Place provide comfortable accommodation facility, restaurant and bar, a common living room with a television set, a large reception and also has balcony from where you can enjoy amazing beach views and lush garden with local plants and flowers. Throughout the hotel there are many places to get relaxed and the best of which is perhaps the large upper deck, a spot lined with hammocks, sofas, and overlooks the amazing ocean view. In the garden you will find a covered sitting area from where you can spot different species of birds. Hotel staff are very hospitable and friendly and ensure that you enjoy complete comfort and make your vacation memorable. If you are planning to go for an adventurous holiday in the Caribbean region of Costa Rica and to stay at a lovely beachfront location and to enjoy amazing services and amenities, you can choose Kaya’s place. This lodge is also a proud member of the Rainforest Alliance, which helps to protect local ecosystems and the wildlife. Kaya’s Place runs its own restaurant, which serves up delicious food and an unbeatable ocean view.

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Tierra de Suenos Lodge and Wellness Center

Posted by on Nov 16, 2014 in Caribbean Eco Lodges, Costa Rica Eco Lodges | Comments Off

mariposa Tierra de Suenos Lodge and Wellness Center

The Tierra de Suenos ecotourism resort is situated in Playa Chiquita 6km south of Puerto Viejo, on the southern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. This place is a perfect for the people who are planning for a tranquil getaway. The Tierra de Suenos staff, an international, multilingual team will ensure you experience a memorable vacation here. You will love to stay in this eco-friendly lodge that provides a a healthy and cozy atmosphere, serenity and convenience. If you want to go for a vacation to escape away from the daily stress and to enjoy a healthy life style you can chose this resort and wellness center.

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Flamingo Beach Resort

Posted by on Nov 2, 2014 in Guanacaste Eco Lodges | Comments Off

Flamingo beach resort1 Flamingo Beach Resort

Nestled on the Playa Flamingo, one of the most eco-friendly beaches on the northwest coast of Costa Rica, The Flamingo Beach Resort make the guest enjoy personalized service and comfort. If you are seeking an exotic and enchanting escape, you will find this place perfect. Framed by tall coconut palms and lush mountain foliage, the surrounding area offers more tranquility  and allow the guests to enjoy relaxation completely as well as to explore the beauty of the unspoiled tropical paradise. All the staff of this resort are very hospitable and friendly and the resort include all the modern facilities that will make you enjoy comfort and encourage the guests to take part in the sustainable tourism to take care of the unique location.

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Lookout Inn

Posted by on Nov 2, 2014 in Osa Peninsula Eco Lodges | Comments Off

monkey house rainforest Lookout Inn

Located on the Osa Peninsula in Carate, in the southern Pacific area of Costa Rica, Lookout Inn is an eco-friendly beach and rainforest lodge. Nature lover will love to spend a vacation here as it is close to the world-famous Corcovado National Park that will allow them to explore the natural beauty of the surrounding area. Nestled in the Osa Peninsula rainforest, this secluded eco lodge overlooks an unspoiled black sand beach. This is an ideal place for the adventure lover and the travelers who want to enjoy a memorable vacation in a comfortable and affordable eco-friendly accommodations deep in a rainforest jungle.

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Geckoes Lodge

Posted by on Oct 26, 2014 in Caribbean Eco Lodges | Comments Off

Geckoes lodge Geckoes Lodge

Geckoes Lodge is a beautiful eco-lodge that is  located in the vibrant town of Cocles,Puerto Viejo, Limon. Situated in the Caribbean region of Costa Rica, surrounded by luscious rain forest and its sweet aura, this lodge allows the guests to experience barefoot luxury, unlimited leisure and breathtaking panoramas. In Geckoes Lodge there are two charming holiday houses, private plunge pools, tranquil ambiance and utmost privacy just a few minutes from the lodge there is a string of pristine beaches that attract many tourists who love to enjoy beach activities. If you are planning for spending a romantic vacation with your partner or want to have fun experiences with your family members and friends you will find this lodge an ideal place. The surrounding area will offer not only plenty of options to enjoy but also to enjoy the connection with the nature and its tranquility.

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Hotel San Bada

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Costa Rica Eco Lodges | Comments Off

hotel night Hotel San Bada

Located within Costa Rica’s Pacific Region in the Manuel Antonio area, Hotel San Bada is a luxurious resort that is perfect for those people who want to explore primary forests on horseback or foot and enjoy visiting four wonderful waterfalls of the area. It will take just a few steps from your room to reach  the world-wide recognized Manuel Antonio National Park. From downtown Quepos and its marine port, this hotel is approximately 6km away. From the international airport Juan Santa Maria and the capital of the country San Jose, it is 174km and 12km from the local airport La Managua. You can reach one of the most visited beach of Costa Rica and the most beautiful of the country, Manuel Antonio Beach only by two minutes walk from the hotel. Manual Antonio has white-sand beaches, forested mountains, and abundant wildlife to explore. San Bada also owns a beautiful ranch that’s located some 1.5 hours from the hotel.  If you use car, you can reach the hotel within  2 and a half hours from the international airport. You will love the journey through the beautiful and colorful places by mountains, bridges that cross rivers full of crocodiles and highways that border the coast of the Costa Rican Pacific.

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Blue Osa Yoga Sanctuary and Spa

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Costa Rica Eco Lodges | Comments Off

Blue Osa Yoga Sanctuary and Blue Osa Yoga Sanctuary and Spa

The Blue Osa Yoga Sanctuary and Spa is located into the jungle overlooking a secluded beach, isolated on the south end of the Osa Peninsula, South Pacific Region. This resort focuses on providing personal rejuvenation through healthy nourishment, yoga, and a holistic approach to living. You will find this resort 8 miles away in a magical location from Puerto Jimenez. This exquisitely designed property is rich in biodiversity and considered as one of the most biologically diverse places on the world. If you want to enjoy a memorable vacation stay connected to nature and to focus on your personal well being, explore a variety of yoga practices, and relax to the sound of crashing waves, you can visit the Blue Osa Yoga Sanctuary and Spa. If you walk out of the resort you will find a well-maintained lush landscape passes through swaying palms to a fabulous view of the Golfo Dulce.

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