Osa Peninsula Eco Lodges

La Leona Eco Lodge

Posted by on Feb 21, 2012 in Osa Peninsula Eco Lodges | Comments Off on La Leona Eco Lodge

la leona eco lodge

Nestled in an alluring backdrop of Corcovado’s tropical rainforests and a picturesque Pacific Ocean stretch, La Leona Eco Lodge is a fascinating montage of comfortable holiday facilities, responsible eco tourism, local cultural gems and innumerable natural experiences (the spectacular sunset being one of them). Owned by the local Morales Polanco family, this quaint and unassuming little natural paradise keeps guests as connected to nature as possible, while still offering the characteristic amenities of a vacation retreat. Sprawling across 36.5 hectares of primary rainforest, La Leono combines superlative nature infused aromas, sights and sounds to create a heady natural experience. The lodge’s surroundings have been befittingly described by the National Geographic as “one of the most biologically intense places in the world”.

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Aguila de Osa Inn

Posted by on Jan 31, 2012 in Costa Rica Eco Lodges, Front Page Featured, Osa Peninsula Eco Lodges | Comments Off on Aguila de Osa Inn

Agulia de Osa Inn is a charming Drake Bay located high bluff dwelling that is strategically nestled on the extension of the Corcovado National Reserve in Costa Rica’s famed Osa Peninsula. The raw natural beauty of its surroundings (in the form of wilderness personifying rainforests, untainted beaches and perfect azure waters) coupled with a huge range of action-packed excursions and secluded, luxuriously rustic accommodation options have made Aguila de Osa Inn the preferred stopover of nature/adventure buffs. Guests here can treat themselves to a variety of rich natural experiences, from dining at the restaurant in the backdrop of a stunning bay view to relaxing in their hillside tucked suites. The inn is also a few nautical miles away from Cano Island (a pristine snorkeling and hiking hotspot), thus making its immediate surroundings one of the most biologically gifted regions in the world complete with panoramic views, virgin forests and an exciting assortment of wildlife species.

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Esquinas Rainforest Lodge

Posted by on Jan 30, 2012 in Costa Rica Eco Lodges, Osa Peninsula Eco Lodges | Comments Off on Esquinas Rainforest Lodge

esquinas rainforest lodge

Nestled on the lush Piedra Blancas National Park on the southern side of Costa Rica’s famous Osa Peninsula, the Equinas Rainforest Lodge allows visitors to experience the best of rainforest wilderness and unending stretches of pristine beaches. Located along the extension of the popular Corcovado National Park and on the edge of the verdant Golfito Forest Reserve, the lodge attracts a good mix of nature tourists, adventure enthusiasts, bird watchers and wildlife explorers. Equinas is keenly involved in combing local area conservation with sustainability research, eco tourism and development aid activities. The world class eco lodge offers luxurious accommodation options with top notch amenities, while consciously promoting eco tourism and educating guests on enjoying their surroundings without causing any detrimental effects to it. Guests can savor the biodiversity of the Osa Peninsula and Corcovado National Park or enjoy an exotic cultural escapade at the nearby La Gamba village, Esquina’s extensive list of nature/adventure based activities will ensure there’s never a dull moment here.

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Finca Exotica

Posted by on Jan 27, 2012 in Costa Rica Eco Lodges, Osa Peninsula Eco Lodges | Comments Off on Finca Exotica

Location: Osa Peninsula
Price: $80-$125/night
Features: Ocean view, yoga, organic food, river, waterfalls

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finca exotica

Introduction

Finca Exotica is a rustic elegance meets eco values meets unmatched luxury property that is desirably juxtaposed between Osa’s secluded beaches and its famed tropical rainforest. From enjoying the organic foods cultivated on their farm to absorbing the untainted jungle energy by practicing yoga on the bamboo platform, guests can savor a whole range of natural experiences. The eco lodge is an organic farm cum retreat cum a significant portion of the lush Saimiri biological refuge. Built in 2001, the eco retreat has planted more than a thousand trees in the region along with several other community and conservation based initiatives for helping tourists enjoy the pristine appeal of Osa without damaging its rich biodiversity. Housed a stone’s throw away from the Cocovado National Park on the Carate Beach, Finca Exotica spells wholesome back-to-nature goodness, while retaining the comfort and convenience of chic vacation retreat.

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La Paloma Lodge

Posted by on Jan 21, 2012 in Costa Rica Eco Lodges, Osa Peninsula Eco Lodges | Comments Off on La Paloma Lodge

Location: Osa Peninsula
Price: $1230-$2120/package per person
Features: Ocean view, bird watching, guided nature trails

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la paloma lodge

Introduction

Nesting atop a soaring bluff overlooking the ocean and the neighboring Cano Island, the Drake Bay located La Paloma Lodge is spread across a 24-acre landscape that seamlessly blends with its adjoining tropical rainforests (home to a large assortment of wildlife and birds). The lush natural getaway is designed to offer guests a comfortable stay without letting go of the rustic elegance of its surroundings. It has also been consciously involved in exposing and educating guests to the splendor of Osa’s natural treasures along with efforts to preserve the picturesque region for future generations. Visitors will be enthralled by everything from unusual early morning jungle sounds to a stunning oceanic sunset that can be enjoyed from their balconies. Add a multitude of nature/adventure based activities to that along with a team of friendly employees and snug rooms, and you’ve been served an intoxicating mix of a calming natural retreat with a comfortable vacation resort.

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El Remanso Lodge

Posted by on Jan 14, 2012 in Costa Rica Eco Lodges, Osa Peninsula Eco Lodges | Comments Off on El Remanso Lodge

Location: Osa Peninsula
Price: $175-$275 night
Features: Ocean view, yoga, surfing, river, waterfalls

Introduction

El Remanso Lodge in the Osa Peninsula of Costa RicaEl Remanso is a 185 acres private reserve tucked away in the rainforest over an isolated and untamed Pacific Beachin in the surreal-looking Osa Peninsula. The lodge exudes an unpretentious and low-key persona, thus focussing on offering a highly warm, relaxing and personalized experience. Guests can explore a long-winded trail system (to help them encounter the wilderness of a primary rainforest along with its rich wildlife and abundant flora), together with deserted waterfalls, a secluded beach and an pristine lagoon. The dense rainforest canyons within the property are also adventurously peppered with small creeks and tide pools.

Since its inception in 1999, the lodge has been a frontrunner for sustainable practices with its stringent ecological policies and participation in local reforestation plans. For instance, the lodge was a pioneer in providing electricity through a micro-hydro method. These initiatives have won El Remanso the top “Certification For Sustainable Tourism” (CST- level 5) rating in the lodge’s very first certification process.

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