Posts Tagged "rafting"

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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The Pacuare Jungle Lodge

Posted by on Jan 30, 2012 in Caribbean Eco Lodges, Costa Rica Eco Lodges | Comments Off on The Pacuare Jungle Lodge

the pacuare jungle lodge

Located alluringly along the Pacuare River banks in Costa Rica’s famed Caribbean region, Pacuare Jungle Lodge is ideal for visitors seeking the luxury of living amidst pristine natural surroundings, while still enjoying the comforts of a world-class holiday retreat. The lodge has initiated several sustainable practices such as reforestation, solar-heating and many more which are aimed at preserving its rich natural resources. Pacuare’s consistent, innovative and dedicated efforts at protecting its ecology have earned the lodge recognition from the World Tourism Organization that has declared it a fine global example in eco-tourism and sustainable practices. Built within the lush confines of 25,000 acre sheltered area, Pacuare Jungle Lodge serves everything from candlelight gourmet dinners to multitude of adventure activities to intimate honeymoon packages. Apart from conserving a 740 hectares rainforest, the lodge has also maintained world-class service standards, stringent safety measures and a friendly ambiance that has helped Pacuare earn the highest sustainable tourism rating awarded by the Costa Rican government. Combining community initiatives with convenience and conservation, the Pacuare Jingle Lodge strives to provide guests the ultimate Costa Rican experience without damaging its signature natural resources.

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Hacienda Tayutic

Posted by on Jan 27, 2012 in Caribbean Eco Lodges, Costa Rica Eco Lodges | Comments Off on Hacienda Tayutic

Location: Tayutic Valley
Price: $325-$2300/night
Features: rustic countryside, rafting, horseback hiking, river, waterfalls

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hacienda tayutic

Introduction

A low profile luxury boutique hotel that allows guests to experience the unpretentious and authentic Costa Rican rural style experience, Hacienda Tayutic is beautifully nestled in the heart of the lush Tayutic valley. Everything from the property’s rustic structure to its intriguing gardens to its delicious home made food and warm hospitality spell intimate, small-town charm that the big resort chains are so devoid of. When they are not enjoying a therapeutic treatment at the natural antique spa, guests can get acquainted with the country’s best-kept antique legends or rejuvenate in the backdrop of Costa Rica’s unsullied country air. This once private home retains its homey appeal, while still pampering guests with an exclusive made-to-order menu (and even country gourmet cuisine classes) and comfortably furnished rooms. The unique property seeks to offer inspiration from every angle to any nature enthusiast, who dreams of living in the throes of the country’s pristine surroundings, incredible views and mesmeric natural energy.

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