Lapa Rios is a boutique rainforest lodge located near the southernmost point of Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula. The lodge is surrounded by 1,000 acres of private rainforest reserve—habitat for colorful frogs, monkeys, sloths, and more than 300 bird species.

The bungalows of Lapa rios lodge are sprinkled between thousands of acres of green rainforest.

The lodge was born out of a desire to protect its endangered surroundings. Today, the lodge preserves more than 1,000 acres of rainforest, and assists in the development of the local community. Guests can look forward to rainforest adventures, wildlife encounters and ocean activities.

a man and woman walk along a bamboo bridge in an exotic rainforest at Lapa Rios.

Accommodations 

The 17 open-air bungalows are arrayed on a lushly forested ridge, which provides sweeping ocean and rainforest views.

The bungalows feature native wood, ensuite bathrooms, outdoor rain shower, bed netting, one king-sized or two queen-sized beds, and full window screening.

Each guest room is furnished with private deck, security box, reading lights, shower, hammock, ecological bath amenities, housekeeping and turn-down service.

Rooms at Lapa Rios do not have air conditioning, television, or Wi-Fi.

The bungalows at Lapa Rios include king size beds, large canopies, hardwood floor, and individual bamboo rooms.The green outdoor showers at Lapa Rios includes a shower head, shampoo, and tile floor.The Lapa Rios bungalows include a large deck with sunset views.

Amenities

Among the hotel’s amenities are a swimming pool, bar, restaurants, spa, yoga deck, and miles of rainforest trails.

Most programs are full board (three meals daily, alcohol not included) with on-property guided touring in the company of other guests.

The restaurant at Lapa Rios features intricate bamboo ceilings, bamboo chairs and tables and stone flooring.The Lapa Rios pool is oval shaped with a wood deck, lounge chairs and incredible ocean views.The bar at Lapa Rios features wood furnishings, colorful decor and shelves of alcohol.

Exploring the Osa Peninsula

The lodge has a limitless menu of activities, tours and adventures available to visitors. Highly experienced naturalist guides accompany guests on birdwatching tours, wildlife tours, beach walks, starfish walks, rainforest walks, and more. Lapa Rios is also situated near 4 pristine beaches that are great for swimming and surfing.

Off-property activities include:

  • Visiting Corcovado National Park
  • Dolphin watching
  • Sea kayaking
  • Riding
A woman and child horseback ride on the sandy shores of a crystal blue ocean at Lapa Rios.

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