Lapa Rios Lodge: Accommodations

Located in Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

Nestled along a jungle-covered ridge just above the coast, the 17 luxurious thatched bungalows provide magnificent views of the sea framed by lush vegetation. Each bungalow opens out to a spacious private terrace where guests can relax in a hammock with a book or write a letter the old-fashioned way surrounded by inspiring vistas. The bungalows are open-air, screened instead of glassed in so that the sounds and fragrances of forest and sea are part of the experience. With ocean breezes, ceiling fans, and cool outdoor showers, there is no need for air-conditioning.

Due to the nature of the rain forest—and the importance the lodge places on disconnecting from the outside world—there are several things you won’t find in your bungalow: Internet or phone service, television and radio, hair dryers (which are not very effective in a humid setting anyway), and room service (as food in rooms attracts animals). While you may find occasional cell service here, the lodge asks that guests use mobile phones only inside their rooms.


  • Bungalows

    All bungalows include a king-size or two queen-size beds with fine linens, an expansive ensuite bathroom, both indoor and outdoor showers, cotton bathrobes, a safety box big enough for your laptop, cleaning service twice a day, a special turndown service, and complimentary coffee delivered to your door. To protect the surrounding forest, biodegradable, organic, and locally made soaps, lotions, and shampoos are provided.

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