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Macaw Lodge

Central Pacific

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Macaw Lodge overview

Macaw Lodge is on the boundary of Carara National Park. The landscaped rainforest gardens are full of birds, including the macaws after which the lodge is named. The lodge is owned by a Costa Rican who has long been involved in forestry and ornamental plant production, so it's little wonder that the gardens are so special, with over 500 species of plants from around the globe.  
There are 8 bedrooms in the main building plus a 4 bungalows in the grounds, accommodating up to 28 guests in total. The rooms are all en-suite and have mesh windows to let the cooling breeze through. Bungalows, also en-suite, have a kitchen and balcony, and the largest sleeps up to 4 people.  
The lodge has been built from local wood, marble and stone uses solar power throughout. The organic vegetable garden supplies fresh produce, and the creative salads made with a variety of hand-picked leaves, are a revelation. You'll be served some lovely Costa Rican cuisine and can spend time in the kitchen learning some new skills if you wish. 
The lodge offers opportunities for rainforest walks and hikes, as well as specialist bird watching tours. Anyone with an interest in plants and gardening will find plenty to keep them occupied here. Beach visits, kayaking and snorkelling can all be arranged, as well as guided tours in Carara National Park. The lodge has a secluded yoga deck in the gardens, and a lounge where you can mix with other guests.  


Open: Macaw Lodge is open all year. 

Location: Macaw Ldoge is on Cerros de Turrabares, inland Central Pacific.

Rooms: There are 8 rooms on the first floor of the main lodge building and a further four cabins located in the grounds housing a total of just 24 guests. The rooms in the main lodge are accessed by a spiral staircase to a circular landing. Each froom has 2 beds, a ceiling fan and a private bathroom with marble and wood overtones. The water is all solar heated and the towels and sheets are made from bamboo fibre. The screens on the large windows can be opened to allow the cool breeze to flow through.

Activities: 8 acres of hiking trails are within walking distance of the lodge, and chocolate, coffeetours are available along with guided tours of Carara National Park and beach trips including kayaking and snorkelling.

Facilities: There is a restaurant. Botanical gardens and a yoga deck.

Dining: Meals are eaten at separate tables, in the location of your choice. 

Children: Children of all ages are welcome.

Health: Costa Rica is a low to no risk malaria area. 

Communication: Internet access avaialble.

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