Experience world-class service at Lapa Rios Lodge

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.

Lapa Rios Lodge has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 14 Sept 2015.

Currency exchange: Need local currency? This property offers currency exchange on site.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American

Free private parking available on-site

Activities:

Fishing

Spa and wellness centre

Hiking


Availability

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Room type
Sleeps
 
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Lapa Rios Lodge

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Closest beaches
  • Pan Dulce Beach

    7.8 Good beach
    50 yards from property
  • Playa Sombrero

    7.5 Good beach
    800 yards from property
  • Matapalo Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • 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
Property surroundings *
Excellent location - show map
1 restaurant on site

    Restaurant

    Cuisine: Local

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Resort facilities of Lapa Rios Lodge
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Cooking class
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Themed dinner nights Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Beach
  • Snorkelling Off-site Additional charge
  • Horse riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Secured parking
Transport
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Reception services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Auditory guidance
  • Visual aids: Tactile signs
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Pool with view
Wellness
  • Yoga classes
  • Full body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Couples massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules Lapa Rios Lodge takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

14:00 - 14:30

Check-out

11:00 - 11:30

Cancellation/
prepayment

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

Child policies

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.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Please note there is no air-conditioning, Internet, televisions or phones on the Lapa Rios property.

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
    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Snorkelling
    • Fishing
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Hand massage
    • Beach
    • 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:

    • 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:

    • Bungalow
    • Villa

  • Yes, Lapa Rios Lodge is popular with guests booking family stays.