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.
Amenities and Activities
Esquinas organizes a variety of tours to keep their guests on their toes including hikes (witness over 360 bird species, colorful butterflies and unusual insects) horseback tours, mountain bike tours, kayaking tours at the Golfo Dulce, Casa Orguides boat tours, La Gamba village tours, Rio Coto mangrove tour, a dolphin watch tour (on a thrilling three hour motorboat trip) and action-packed day long adventure tours covering several activities. Other tours out together by the plush eco-lodge include a trip to Wilson Botanical Garden, a coffee plantation tour of San Vito (with hot springs included), an exciting full day tour to Corcovado National Park by a light plane no less and picturesque flights over the Osa Peninsula, Golfo Dulce and Piedras Blancas.
In-house amenities at the Esquinas rainforest lodge include a restaurant and bar, well-maintained lush tropical gardens, innumerable hiking trails and an attractive-looking spring fed pool.
Esquinas Rainforest Lodge features fourteen comfortable, spacious and well-appointed rooms, which are equipped with a hot water shower, a private terrace and a ceiling fan. In addition to this, the property boasts of a recently constructed jungle villa on a hill located a few meters away from the original lodging facility. It includes two interconnecting yet independent bedrooms, which can sleep up to four guests. Every room features a private enclosed veranda (complete with rocking chairs and a huge balcony) that offers sweeping views of the adjoining rainforest. The expansive living area has a fully furnished kitchen (stove, coffee maker, fridge, food processor), a large dining table along with some relaxing hammocks. The villa is available for rent for a minimum of four days.
The jungle villa package for 2 adults costs $ 600 USD, $ 720 USD and $ 840 USD for 4, 5 and 6 nights respectively. High season rates for single double and triple occupancy for regular rooms are $ 150 USD, $ 120 USD and $ 100 USD respectively for individuals. For groups, high season single, double and triple occupancy will put you back by $ 145 USD, $ 115 USD and $ 95 USD respectively.
|Location: Osa Peninsula
Price: $100-$960/per night and stay package
Features:river, waterfalls, nature reserve, beach