Lapa Rios Lodge
A 1000-acre Rainforest reserve in the wild, Osa Peninsula
The experience of a lifetime
Lapa Rios is much more than a luxurious lodge – it’s a world-renowned model ecotourism project, a National Geographic Unique Lodge, and a sustainable tourism pioneer. Home to monkeys, macaws, pumas, toucans, and thousands of other creatures, a trip here is an adventure of a lifetime. Come see for yourself.
Untamed Wildlife • Corcovado Park • Adventurous Travelers
If you want the full rainforest experience – untamed and wild – you’ll love the Osa Peninsula. With 2.5% of the world’s biodiversity right here, National Geographic named it one of the most biologically intense places on earth. Hike through primary rainforest along the Carbonera river and chase waterfalls along the way. And the best part? Your last waterfall has a natural swimming pool – so bring your bathing suit and go for a dip! Read more about our Activities and Tours at Lapa Rios.
Whether sipping coffee on your terrace or finishing the last of your Gallo Pinto breakfast (a traditional Costa Rican starter), expect visits by troops of white-faced monkeys or pairs of scarlet macaws in the trees above you at any moment!
In your screened, open-air bungalow, enjoy stunning views of the Pacific Ocean & the Golfo Dulce. Remember, there’s no air conditioning here. Only cool ocean breezes. When you’re ready, take the hidden paths to the main lodge and see wildlife on your way. View our Bungalows.
We take you behind the scenes of our lodge and show you what our commitment to a greener, more sustainable way of life looks like. From renewable building materials to the biogas produced by our pigs, you’ll learn why Lapa Rios is an award-winning sustainable property.
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"Absolutely breathtaking! A great vacation for any family looking to reconnect with nature! From check-in to check-out the service was flawless. Marlon and Roberto knew our family's names from day one."Vivian - Chicago, Illinois
"The best part of Lapa Rios is the staff who make you feel like royalty. It's the little things that make a difference and the staff really take their time to make sure your stay is perfect… if you're thinking about going to Lapa Rios - don't think, GO!"Tammie - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
"We stayed for 5 days/4 nights and we loved every minute of it -- except our departure -- we really wanted to stay longer! The guides were knowledgeable and care about making this the best experience of your life."Vic - Plano, Texas
Lapa Rios Lodge is a 5/5 Star rated lodge & Winner of the Traveller’s Choice Award. Read all our reviews at TripAdvisor.com