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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, 20 mi 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 mi 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 in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegan, American

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Activities:

Fishing

Spa

Hiking


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 queen bed
Bedroom :
2 twin beds
and
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom :
2 twin beds
and
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 full bed
and
1 queen bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.7
Facilities
9.0
Cleanliness
9.2
Comfort
9.2
Value for money
7.5
Location
9.4
Free WiFi
10
High score for Puerto Jiménez
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Abigail
    United States of America United States of America
    This property and the staff were exceptional all around. Everything you may need was provided and the staff was always happy to accommodate requests- they even packed us our favorite hot sauce to bring home! Tour guides were exceptional.
  • Martin
    Czech Republic Czech Republic
    We are traveling to Costa Rica quite often and this resort in the jungle is very unique, animals come to you everywhere, food is perfect, nobody disturbs you there.
  • Smith
    Panama Panama
    The total experience was superb......the location and staff are great!!

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Brisa Azul
    • Cuisine
      Local
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Resort facilities at Lapa Rios Lodge by Böëna
Great facilities! Review score, 9

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • Mountain view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Cooking class
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Walking tours
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Private entrance
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool with view
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

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Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Check-out

From 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 6 are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available 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
Must-know information for guests at this property

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

Please note the property is located 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.

Please inform Lapa Rios Lodge by Böëna of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about Lapa Rios Lodge by Böëna

  • Lapa Rios Lodge by Böëna offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Fishing
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Beach
    • Walking tours
    • Swimming pool
    • Cooking class
    • Spa facilities
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full-body massage

  • The nearest beach is 2,600 feet from Lapa Rios Lodge by Böëna. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Lapa Rios Lodge by Böëna is 9.3 miles from the center of Puerto Jiménez. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Lapa Rios Lodge by Böëna include:

    • Bungalow
    • Villa

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Lapa Rios Lodge by Böëna may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Lapa Rios Lodge by Böëna has 1 restaurant:

    • Brisa Azul

  • Check-in at Lapa Rios Lodge by Böëna is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM.