Featuring an extensive garden, furnished terraces with natural pools and rainforest-mountains views, the eco-friendly Rancho Margot is 2,300 feet from Caño Negro River and 1.9 mi from Arenal Lake.

The accommodations regionally furnished and decorated offer a fan, mosquito screens and a seating area. They also include garden and volcano views. The bathrooms have hot water showers .Homemade soap, linens and towels included

The organic meals served at Rancho Margot and buffet-style breakfast are included with the package. The package also includes a complementary ranch tour, two yoga classes per day, and cow-milking.This property also features home-made pizzas and regional food.

Guests can arrange activities like horseback adventure tours to the Arenal Lake and nearby waterfalls, kayaking, biking and hiking at the Arenal Volcano National Park. The incredible view of Arenal Volcano from the Mirador viewpoint is also an option.

This self-sufficient property is 1.9 mi from El Castillo town and 16 mi from La Fortuna Bus Station. San Jose Main Square is 3 hours’ drive away and Juan Santamaria International Airport is a 2 hour and 30 minutes' drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Rancho Margot Sustainable & Self Sufficient Eco Lodge has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 16, 2012

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American, Buffet


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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Arenal Eco Zoo
    1.2 miles
  • Sky Adventures Arenal
    2.2 miles
  • Arenal 1968 Trail
    4.2 miles
  • Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park
    5.2 miles
  • Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve
    5.2 miles
  • Selvatura Adventure Park
    5.4 miles
  • Sky Adventures Monteverde
    6.1 miles
  • Children's Eternal Rainforest
    6.8 miles
  • La Fortuna Waterfall
    7.1 miles
  • Ecoglide Arenal Park
    7.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Howler's Bar & Grill
    1.6 miles
  • Restaurant Ventanita
    4.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Kalambu Hot Springs
    7.6 miles
  • Monteverde Orchid Garden
    7.7 miles
  • Termalitas del Arenal
    7.7 miles
  • Ecotermales Fortuna Spa
    7.9 miles
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve
    7.9 miles
  • The Bat Jungle
    7.9 miles
  • Arenal Natura Ecological Park
    8 miles
  • Monteverde Ecological Sanctuary
    8 miles
  • Cavernas de Venado
    9.6 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Arenal Volcano National Park
    9.3 miles
  • Lake Lake Arenal
    0.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Juan Santamaría International Airport
    47.8 miles
  • Tambor Airport
    49.6 miles
  • San Carlos Airport
    49.9 miles
How to get to Rancho Margot Sustainable & Self Sufficient Eco Lodge from Juan Santamaría International Airport
    Private shuttle
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Amenities of Rancho Margot Sustainable & Self Sufficient Eco Lodge
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Entertainment staff
  • Horseback riding Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Fishing
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet with grab rails
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Locker rooms
  • Yoga classes
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules
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3:00 PM - 9:00 PM


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
3 - 5 years
Extra bed by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Rancho Margot Sustainable & Self Sufficient Eco Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the front desk is closed from 9 pm until 7 am the next day.

Guests arriving outside front desk hours are requested to inform the hotel in advance. Contact details can be found in the booking confirmation.

Please inform Rancho Margot Sustainable & Self Sufficient Eco Lodge 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.

FAQs about Rancho Margot Sustainable & Self Sufficient Eco Lodge

  • Rancho Margot Sustainable & Self Sufficient Eco Lodge is 1.4 miles from the center of El Castillo de La Fortuna.

  • The prices at Rancho Margot Sustainable & Self Sufficient Eco Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Rancho Margot Sustainable & Self Sufficient Eco Lodge has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Guests staying at Rancho Margot Sustainable & Self Sufficient Eco Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Room options at Rancho Margot Sustainable & Self Sufficient Eco Lodge include:

    • Bungalow
    • Family

  • Rancho Margot Sustainable & Self Sufficient Eco Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Library
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Walking tours
    • Horseback riding
    • Cooking class
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Locker rooms
    • Back massage
    • Happy hour
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Entertainment staff
    • Yoga classes

  • Check-in at Rancho Margot Sustainable & Self Sufficient Eco Lodge is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Rancho Margot Sustainable & Self Sufficient Eco Lodge by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 4h