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.

Activities and Amenities

The lodge is the manna from heaven for several adventure and nature freaks. From exploring the region’s labyrinth hiking trails to rafting on the popular Pacuare River to going wildlife spotting through the dense primordial rainforest surrounding the lodge, visitors have a plethora of activities to pick from. The lodge also features a large swimming pool, an expert massage therapist (for revitalizing massage treatments in the backdrop of a verdant natural setting) and a chic restaurant and bar (for enjoying inspiring cuisine and innovative cocktails in the backdrop of the often chronicled Caribbean sunset).

Optional tours and activities organized by the Pacuare Jungle Lodge include the Pacuare canopy tour, an adventure river tour (in the backdrop of stunning riparian scenery), a tropical canyon tour, a day break activity tour and the One World Expedition “Plant a Tree” program.


Pacuare Jungle Lodge offers a wide range of accommodation options to suit various budgets and requirements. The classy Canopy Honeymoon Suite features an elevated thatched roof and elegant teak floors along with a striking 180-degree forest view, well-appointed furnishings and a private suspension bridge that leads to a platform (offering stunning vistas of the river and surrounding rainforest). The suite is equipped with a king size bed, 300 thread Egyptian cotton linens, a spacious and private stone bathroom with a couple of solar heated showers, an enclosed terrace (complete with a hammock and a sofa), spring fed swimming pool with sundeck and complete isolation.

Apart from standard amenities common to all accommodations, the Linda Vista Suites come with leather chairs, a spacious living room, indoor and open-air showers, a mini-bar, a hammock and a private spring water fed pool. The River View Suites feature a private terrace, which opens to beautifully landscaped gardens. These suites also have a hammock for guests to enjoy their lazy reading sessions along with indoor and open-air solar heating showers. Garden View bungalows offer sweeping views of the lodge gardens along with a lovely futon couch and incredible vistas of the adjoining rainforest. Jungle view rooms are among the latest additions to the property and are suitable for families and groups.


The high season rates for double occupancy in the Garden View, River View, Honeymoon Suite and Linda Vista Suites are $ 413 USD, $ 487 USD, $ 561 USD and $ 647 USD respectively. The 3 days/2 nights Romance Package is priced at $ 1061 USD, $ 1193 USD and $ 1318 USD for the River View, Honeymoon Suite and Linda Vista Suite respectively during high season.

Location: Pacuare River
Price: $413-$1318/night
Features: river, waterfalls, nature reserve