Posts Tagged "Beachfront"

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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Saladero Lodge

Posted by on Jan 25, 2012 in Costa Rica Eco Lodges, Southern Pacific Eco Lodges | Comments Off on Saladero Lodge

Location: Golfo Dulce
Price: $10-$135/night
Features: Ocean view, snorkeling, bird-watching, kayaking, guided nature trails

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saladero lodge

Introduction

Juxtaposed between the verdant Piedras Blancas National Park and the pristine Golfo Dulce waters, Saladero Lodge is a 480 acre accessible by boat only farm, which is touted to be one of the best rainforest specialty lodges in Costa Rica. Guests here can savor a wide range of incredible natural experiences from watching the crimson skies at sundown to hearing the background sounds of singing tree frogs. The less intrepid can enjoy Golfo Dulce Peninsula’s wildlife treasures from Saldero’s immaculately manicured gardens (housing edible plant varieties such as banana, papaya, pineapple, jackfruit, mango, jackfruit, citrus, avocado and more), while the more adventurous guests can venture into the adjoining national park on a self-guided trail. Saladero Lodge is a great fusion of comfortable, relaxed charm and luxury amidst wilderness. Sprinkle this combination with an environmentally responsible approach that does its best to support eco tourism and local sustainability initiatives and you’ve picked the perfect property for a ‘fun without weighing on the conscience’ vacation.

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Latitude 10

Posted by on Jan 24, 2012 in Central Pacific Eco Lodges, Costa Rica Eco Lodges | Comments Off on Latitude 10

Location: Santa Teresa
Price: $210-$2,200/night
Features: spa, yoga, surfing, private beach retreat, nature trails

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latitude 10

Introduction

Latitude 10 is a premier beach retreat located at Santa Teresa (one of the hip surf towns in Costa Rica) that combines the best of Costa Rica’s verdant rainforests and pristine beaches with world-class service, wellness facilities and exclusive amenities. Guests can do everything from unwinding with a good book at the private beach to admiring the region’s biodiversity through an educational tour to shopping/dining at the main town center of the chic Santa Teresa. The luxury beach resort focuses on personalized service in a classy and up-market yet relaxed ambiance. Built on lush natural gardens, the entire resort was created with great emphasis on sustainable policies and protection of nature/wildlife in the region. Whether enjoying an open-air breakfast at the Clubhouse (amidst panoramic views) or gaining insights into the local culture through a bicycle ride to Santa Teresa, the exotic experiences offered by Latitude remain unmatched.

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Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge

Posted by on Jan 21, 2012 in Costa Rica Eco Lodges, Southern Pacific Eco Lodges | Comments Off on Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge

Location: Golfo Dulce
Price: $195-$400/night
Features: Ocean view, spa, yoga, organic food, river, waterfalls

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Introduction

Deftly embracing conversation practices and a communion with nature, the pristine Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge combines Golf Ducle’s famed oceanic beauty with the wilderness of a primary tropical rainforest. Everything from the lodge’s structure (constructed from naturally fallen trees) to the solar energy harnessed electricity is aimed at promoting sustainable tourism and protecting the environment, while still offering comfortable facilities and world-class hospitality. Playa Nicuesa can only be accessed by a boat, thus lending it an exotic and adventurous cast-away feel amidst dramatic mountain vistas and the striking Pacific Coast. From savoring the relaxed charm of the surrounding rainforests on a hammock to enriching their spirit with a bracing yoga session, guests have plenty to do at this back-to-nature luxury offering 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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