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Lapa Rios Lodge
Cabo Matapalo. Puntarenas, 00011 Puerto Jiménez, Costa Rica – Excellent location - show map
Excellent location — rated 9.3/10! (score from 7 reviews)
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Set within a 1000-acre private nature reserve in Central America’s last remaining lowland tropical rainforest in Costa Rica’s wild Osa Peninsula. Offering an outdoor pool and views of the sea, Lapa Rios Ecolodge is set in Puerto Jiménez, 19.9 miles from Golfito.
17 private bungalows line three ridges overlooking the pristine point where the Golfo Dulce meets the Pacific Ocean. Certain rooms include a seating area where you can relax. A terrace or patio are featured in certain rooms. Each room is fitted with a private bathroom fitted with a bath or shower.
Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site. A number of activities are offered in the area, such as snorkeling and fishing.
The property is about 12.4 miles from the nearest airstrip in the town of Puerto Jimenez, a short 50 minute flight from Costa Rica’s San Jose Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO). Driving from SJO to Lapa Rios Eco Lodge takes about 7 hours.
Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.
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Currency exchange: Need local currency? This property offers currency exchange on site.
4 reasons to choose Lapa Rios Lodge
Pan Dulce Beach7.8 Good beach50 yards from property
Playa Sombrero7.5 Good beach800 yards from property
Matapalo Beach8.5 Very good beach1.8 miles from property
- I would like to come with my 15 year old son and 10 year old daughter. Can you accommodate us with this room?Hello, of course! You can accommodate in a Deluxe Bungalow for 4 people of in a Villa (for 5 people).Answered on 5 July 2021
- How can I get to the closest beach from the property?Hello! The closest beach is Pan Dulce to 10 minutes aprox from the lodge. You can walk to get there and call us when you want to come back. A driver will pick you up in a car if you need it.Answered on 5 July 2021
- Is there a shuttle available to get to the closest beach nearby? What are the other transportation options?Hello! The closest beach is Pan Dulce to 10 minutes from the Lodge. You can get walking and call us when you want to comeback. If there is adriver available he can pick you up.Answered on 5 July 2021
Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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14:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 11:30
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Children and beds
Children older than 6 years are welcome.
To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.
Cot and extra bed policies
There is no capacity for cots at this property.
There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets are not allowed.
Lapa Rios Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
The fine print
Please note the property is situated on a ridge which requires uphill walking (about 200 steps from lowest bungalow to the dining area).
Please note that only children older than 6 years are welcome due to the limited opportunities to enjoy the place for children younger than that age.
Please note that the children's rate is only for kids between 6 and 11 years old. Children as from 12 years old pay the adult rate.
In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.
Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.
Please inform Lapa Rios Lodge in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.
FAQs about Lapa Rios Lodge
Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.
The prices at Lapa Rios Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.
The nearest beach is just 850 yards from Lapa Rios Lodge.
Lapa Rios Lodge offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):
- Spa and wellness centre
- Tour or class about local culture
- Hand massage
- Horse riding
- Walking tours
- Yoga classes
- Swimming Pool
- Spa facilities
- Cooking class
- Full body massage
- Temporary art galleries
- Spa/wellness packages
- Themed dinner nights
- Back massage
- Neck massage
- Foot massage
- Couples massage
- Head massage
Lapa Rios Lodge has 1 restaurant:
Lapa Rios Lodge is 9.3 miles from the centre of Puerto Jiménez.
Check-in at Lapa Rios Lodge is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:30.
Room options at Lapa Rios Lodge include:
Yes, Lapa Rios Lodge is popular with guests booking family stays.