Vista Las Islas Spa & Eco Reserva is a premier eco hotel that is as stylish as it is comfortable, exclusive and aesthetic. Located in Costa Rica’s ethereal Nicoya South Peninsula region, this lodge provides a fair share of the best of everything that the country has to offer from breathtaking tropical rainforests to unsullied beaches to immaculately maintained gardens and a string of action packed activities. Guests can feast on a variety of natural experiences such as enjoying the sunset from a private terrace or relaxing in the swimming pool (in an exotic luxurious tropical garden backdrop no less). Vista Las Islas spells sublime luxury and an understated charm that is strategically created to offer the necessary comforts without taking away from the natural aura of the surroundings.Read More
Catarata Eco Lodge is an unpretentious, family atmosphere sporting La Fortuna accommodation that combines the best of responsible tourism, comfortable amenities and a variety of captivating natural experiences. Nestled in the shadows of the breathtaking Arenal Volcano, far away from the chaos of city life; Catarata is a mélange of natural relaxation, cultural discovery and environmental education. The property’s strategic location in Arenal’s risk free zone allows visitors to enjoy spectacular vistas of the volcano from a safe distance, while also awarding them the opportunity of indulging in a cultural rhapsody at neighboring village communities. In addition to pristine waterfalls, Catarata’s surroundings comprise thermal waters and lush rainforests, among several other incredible topographical wonders. This quaint countryside beauty radiating eco retreat has been dedicatedly involved in the preservation of natural resources for the benefit of future generations. Catarata is a perfect fit for visitors looking to savor the unassuming natural charm of Costa Rica minus the characteristic touristy feel in plusher resorts.Read More
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.Read More
Located in the province of Guanacaste at a few minutes’ drive from the famous Tamarindo Beach, El Sabanero eco lodge is prettily positioned between a lush tropical landscape and a perfect beach setting. The property practices a number of sustainable initiatives such as energy conservation, toxic/waste minimization, recycling programs and community development activities, among several other significant steps for protecting its natural surroundings. Guests can enjoy everything from a world class golfing session at the Hacienda Pinlla to surfing on the action-packed waters of Playa Grande and Tamarindo beaches. El Sabanero Lodge is an invigorating mixture of pure natural pleasure (think waking up to the sounds of howler monkeys and witnessing exotic butterflies), top notch facilities, comfortable accommodation and a wide range of nature/adventure based activities to experience the unsullied energy and infallible charm of Costa Rica’s north Pacific region.
|Location: Osa Peninsula
Price: $1230-$2120/package per person
Features: Ocean view, bird watching, guided nature trails
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.Read More