Lapa Rios

Costa Rica

  • 1000 acre private reserve.
  • View sunrise from the central lookout canopy.
  • Close proximity to Corcovado NP.
  • Enjoy cookery lessons or Spanish lessons.
  • Fabulous views of Golfo Dulce and the Pacific Ocean.

Open: Lapa Rios is open all year round.

Location: A superb eco-lodge with it's own 1000 acre private reserve close to Corcovado National Park on the Osa Peninsula.

Rooms: There are 17 luxurious bungalows all built on the ridge overlooking the Golfo Dulce or Pacific ocean. They are tastefully furnished and have en-suite bathrooms with indoor and outdoor showers. The spacious balcony has a hammock and comfy seating where you can enjoy the sights and sounds of nature and the amazing views. Eco-friendly toiletries are provided. In addition there are four lapa ocean villas and two premier lapa suites. Each lapa ocean villa provides spacious accommodation for up to five guests with two en-suite bedrooms, a lounge and terrace featuring a plunge pool, outdoor shower, comfy chairs and hammocks. Premier lapa suites are similar in style and have one bedroom each plus a terrace with an outdoor shower, hammock and a sitting area. Villas and suites all have panoramic views.

Activities: There are plenty of activities to do here both on-site and in the surrounding area. Self-guided and guided hikes, waterfall hikes, visits to schools, cookery classes, Spanish classes, starfish walk, sunset and night walks, horse riding, dolphin tours, kayaking and surfing lessons, zip-lining and canopy tours. So you get the idea, there is enough to keep you busy throughout your stay.

Facilities: There is a delightful open-air restaurant serving interesting fusion dishes that you can enjoy whilst admiring the views, wherever possible fresh locally sourced produce is used. The saltwater pool offers spectacular sea views as you swim. In the centre of the dining room is the spiral staircase that will take you up to the viewing canopy. The guide hut and library is a great place to swot up on the local wildlife, alternatively you might take advantage and have a massage or join in a yoga class.

Dining: Dining is at individual tables.

Health: Costa Rica has a low risk of malaria.

Communication: There is no WiFi or TV or radio available at Lapa Rios, it's all about unplugging! You may find that you do get mobile signal here, but you are kindly asked to only use the phone in your bungalow and not the main areas.

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Client Rating for Costa Rica 5/5 from 216 reviews

Amazing, amazing, amazing. This place is super special. The view, food, the room, the wildlife, the staff, the activities, the pool - I could go on. Just go, you won't regret it!

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