The Rainforest Bungalows at Lapa Rios Lodge
The Rainforest Bungalows at Lapa Rios Lodge
Beautiful aerial views of Lapa Rios Lodge
Beautiful aerial views of Lapa Rios Lodge
Scarlet macaws at Lapa Rios Lodge
Scarlet macaws at Lapa Rios Lodge
Dining experiences at Lapa Rios Lodge
Dining experiences at Lapa Rios Lodge
Beautiful flora and wildlife at Lapa Rios Lodge
Beautiful flora and wildlife at Lapa Rios Lodge

Lapa Rios Lodge

3 nights from $1,629 per person

Overview

Protecting 1,000 acres of Central America’s last tropical lowland rainforest, it’s safe to say that Lapa Rios Lodge is one of the most sustainable lodges in our portfolio. Tucked away on Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula, everywhere you turn you’ll be met with exotic flora and views of the sparkling Golfo Dulce.

Translated to ‘river of scarlet macaws’ in English, the lodge was named after the unsurpassable sight the lodge’s founders were greeted with when they first arrived – an amazing view of macaws flying across the rainforest and creating a river of red. They can almost guarantee that you’ll see one of these vibrant birds during your stay, as well as the opportunity to encounter endangered monkeys and over 300 more bird species.

There are just 17 bungalows, creating a sense of exclusivity and seclusion. Most are Rainforest Bungalows, with see-through screens that look out across the rainforest and give the illusion of being in an open-air retreat. There are also Premier Lapa Suites, with floor-to-ceiling glass windows and a living room, or the rustic-luxe Lapa Ocean Villas boasting a wraparound veranda with a plunge pool and day bed. All the bungalows are designed to give you an amazing experience of bringing the outdoors in, and they have stunning views of the sunrise, too.

Lapa Rios immerses you in this luscious, untouched rainforest, offering splendid hikes, bird watching and sustainability tours. The food is locally sourced and organic too, and you can even enjoy a three-course lunch right by a waterfall.

We really love this eco-lodge, and we think it offers a sensational experience that everyone should enjoy at least once.

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This beautiful eco-lodge is located at the Osa Peninsula, in southern Costa Rica. Overlooking where the Pacific Ocean meets Golfo Dulce, the lodge protects 1,000 acres of Central America’s last remaining tropical lowland rainforest, and is therefore surrounded by luscious flora and incredible wildlife.

There are three ways to get to Lapa Rios Lodge – you can fly, drive or take the lodge’s own private shuttle service. Flying takes an hour and 35 minutes altogether, whilst the private shuttle takes seven hours and driving takes three to seven hours.

There are just 17 bungalows altogether, all including:

  • Three floor-to-ceiling see-through screens to bring the outdoors in

Choose from:

  • Rainforest Bungalow – These bungalows feature a private deck with an outdoor rain shower, a hammock and loungers, a ceiling fan (there’s no air conditioning in these bungalows, but the location has a constant air flow), and one king size and two queen size beds.
  • Premier Lapa Suites – Two luxurious suites, with floor-to-ceiling glass doors overlooking the rainforest canopy. These suites feature eco-fans, a day bed and reading nook, a living room and solar heated rain showers that overlooking the rainforest and ocean.
  • Lapa Ocean Villas – These beautiful villas are perched above the forest canopy, boasting incredible ocean views. There are four of these villas altogether, surrounded by luscious rainforest and the sparkling ocean. Featuring floor-to-ceiling glass doors, a wrap-around deck with a private plunge pool, outdoor shower, hammock, daybed and reading nook, a separate living room and two solar-heated rain showers.

  • Brisa Azul Restaurant & Bar – A beautiful open-air restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner and boasting 360-degree views of the rainforest and ocean from the canopy rooftop. In the morning you’ll find freshly baked pastries and some of our favourite Costa Rican coffee, whilst lunch and dinner offer an eclectic menu of responsibly-caught seafood, organic meats and local veggies. Wash it all down with a sumptuous South American wine. Open 7am-9pm.
  • Waterfall Luncheon – This culinary adventure takes you to a cascading waterfall in the middle of the rainforest, where you’ll enjoy three delicious courses and take a dip in the river pool.
  • Lunch with a Guide – Meet one of the passionate guides at Brisa Azul and learn more about their experiences in the rainforest.

  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Guided tours with four highly experiences Naturalist Guides, including bird watching, night walks and local medicine tours
  • Themed evenings
  • Pura Vida spa

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