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Whales and Dolphins Eco Lodge

Posted by on Feb 2, 2012 in Caribbean Eco Lodges, Southern Pacific Eco Lodges | Comments Off on Whales and Dolphins Eco Lodge

Whales and dolphins eco lodge

Strategically located opposite the Parque Marino Ballena at Utiva de Osa, Puntarenas, Whales and dolphin combines natural elements and spectacular marine wildlife treasures with world class hospitality and top-notch amenities. The surrounding regions of this incredible marine park are home to secluded beaches, jungles, pristine waterfalls and rich reserves of marine ecology. The marine park was originally created in 1989 for preserving costal marine habitats of the area (including beaches, mangroves, estuaries, islands and coral reefs) and protecting endangered marine life such as the humpback blue whales. Offering the best costal view of the breathtaking Marine Whale National Park, this lodge is dedicated to upholding the principles of ecotourism, sustainability and conservation. Whales and Dolphins Eco lodge carries out several laudable sustainable initiatives such as energy conservation (in the form of air-dried laundry) and waste/toxicity reduction (in the form of a chlorine-free pool that is treated with salt). The blends the best of action-packed water adventure, marine wildlife viewing and thrilling rainforest exploratory activities. In a nutshell, the lodge captures the most striking natural details of Costa Rica to help its guests enjoy a truly enriching ecological experience.

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Chachagua Rain Forest Lodge

Posted by on Feb 2, 2012 in Central Valley Eco Lodges, Costa Rica Eco Lodges | Comments Off on Chachagua Rain Forest Lodge

Chachagua hotel

Located on the foothills of the lush Tilaran Mountain in one of the most ecologically rich areas of Costa Rica-La Fortuna, the Chachagua Rain Forest Lodge is a perfectly manicured oasis that brings together vacation luxury, comfortable amenities, world-class service and inspiring natural surroundings. It is actually a working ranch, encircled by a biological station (which makes the total area of the property about 300 acres). This quaint, self-sufficient lodge sources most of its kitchen ingredients (eggs, milk, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, herbs and other produces) from the in-house farm. The Northern lowland where Chachagua is located directly leads to the famous Arenal Volcano, which makes this region highly popular with nature aficionados and eco-tourists. The captivating La Fortuna town, located at a few minutes from the lodge, is a tourist hub for its large selection of bars, restaurants, shops and other entertainment options. From enjoying a lazy read on a personal hammock to listening to nature buzzing around you in an unperturbed environment to relishing a home cooked meal of the fresh fish caught by you, Chachagua offers its guests several unadulterated natural experiences. In short, it’s a plush and pleasant retreat that is designed to replenish tired spirits and provide visitors a memorable experience in sustainable tourism.

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Celeste Mountain Lodge

Posted by on Feb 1, 2012 in Costa Rica Eco Lodges, Guanacaste Eco Lodges | Comments Off on Celeste Mountain Lodge

celeste mountain lodge

Located in the pristine surroundings of Volcan Tenorio, Celeste Mountain Lodge is tucked away from the beaten tourist track while still being convenient accessible. The low-key mountain top lodge is encircled by primary tropical rainforest reserves and the thriving National Park Volcan Tenorio. Celeste Mountain Lodge offers its guests a contemporary ambiance along with a philosophy of responsible tourism and authentic Costa Rican hospitality. A blend of friendly service with comfortable amenities, the lodge brings together the best of rustic charm with relaxed holidaying. The virtually untouched greenbelt around the lodge along with its refined simplicity and environmentally conscious detailing makes Celeste Mountain a good stay option. Completely designed according to bio-climatic specifications, the lodge also offers stunning views of the Tenorio and Miravalles volcanoes.

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Turtle Beach Lodge

Posted by on Feb 1, 2012 in Caribbean Eco Lodges, Costa Rica Eco Lodges | Comments Off on Turtle Beach Lodge

turtle beach lodge hotel

Nestled in the lush Province of Limon within the Tortuguero National Park, Turtle Beach Lodge is a secluded luxury resort that sprawls across 175 acres of pristine jungle trails, an isolated beach stretch on the Caribbean and a picturesque private canal. Guests can savor a variety of natural experiences from witnessing endangered sea turtles on the nesting grounds of the beach to exploring the incredible biodiversity of the region in the form of eleven distinct habitats. Puerto Limon, located at a four hour boat ride from the lodge, is a tourist hub for its spirited nightlife and innumerable bars and restaurants. For the less boisterous, Turtle lodge offers the ultimate seclusion in the heart of Tortuguero’s tropical forests and striking lagoons. A unique combination of unlimited adventure and heady relaxation, this beach lodge has many visitors rooting for its signature hospitality and quaint country style luxury. The cherry on the cake is Turtle Lodge’s consistent efforts at supporting the local community in the form of donating to the COTERC for the cause of turtle research and construction of their museum. A luxury paradise with a heart, Turtle Beach Lodge has also contributed to help rebuild the neighborhood school and donated musical instruments to the local children’s dance troupe.

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Tenorio Lodge

Posted by on Jan 31, 2012 in Costa Rica Eco Lodges, Guanacaste Eco Lodges | Comments Off on Tenorio Lodge

tenorio lodge

Built on a 17-acre property in the heart of stunning tropical vegetation at an altitude of 1640 ft, Tenorio Lodge is a striking natural paradise featuring a landscape comprising Heliconia gardens, ponds and indigenous trees. The property premises are also home to hundreds of unusual bird species and innumerable fruit trees. Unpretentious, yet comfortable, attractive and elegant; the Tenorino Lodge combines an unforgettable Costa Rican vacation experience with responsible conservation initiatives. Some sustainable practices followed by the lodge include energy conservation, waste reduction, renewable energy and recycling programs, among several similar projects. Tenorio also encompasses innumerable walking trails for adventure struck guests and a couple of hot cedar tubs for the less energetic ones.

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