Lapa Rios

Osa Peninsula

Nestled within the hills above the coast, this rainforest lodge has superb views across the ocean and surrounding jungle.  The beach is a 15 minute walk down a steep a hill, however the hotel arranges for transfers back up the hotel at the end of the day.  In the centre of the restaurant is a spiral staircase which leads to a viewing platform offering a 360 degree view of the rainforest and beach below.

Why we recommend it:

  • Individual bungalows on a hill overlooking the ocean
  • Outdoor sitting area with each bungalow
  • Small swimming pool, but close to the beach
  • Restaurant overlooking the jungle and ocean




They offer 16 rooms, all of which are identical with the exception being that half of them have one king bed whilst the others have two queen beds.  Each has a thatched roof and private balcony (wooden deck) overlooking the ocean below or surrounding rainforest and has lounge chairs and a hammock.  The rooms have high ceilings with fans and the windows are mosquito netting allowing for the breeze to pass through the room at night.

Inside the décor is beautiful.  Set off by the wooden floors, the bamboo beds are lined with huge mosquito netting and the small indoor sitting are has a table and chairs, all made of the local bamboo.  The en-suite bathroom has two sinks and a separate room with the shower, the showerhead is enormous and there is plenty of hot water.

The lodge offers a range of activities, all of which can be arranged on arrival and include; early bird walks, extensive walking trails, medicinal trails, waterfalls trails and access to the beach below.  Dinner is a la carte and the open dining room has a small balcony to watch the sunset.


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