Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge

A Secluded Boutique Eco-Lodge in the Middle of a Nature Reserve

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Rate per night from $500

‘Nicuesa’ is perfect for:

Nature-loving families, couples, and groups who want to experience relaxation and adventure.

So secluded that it’s only accessible by boat, this boutique ecolodge is surrounded by 165 acres of wildlife, lush vegetation, ocean and mountain views in one of Costa Rica’s most biodiverse areas.

What to Expect

  • Isolation. Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge is only available by boat.
  • All-inclusive meals. All 3 meals of the day are included with your stay.
  • Proximity to nature. The rich jungle and wildlife of Osa Peninsula is right on the doorstep.
  • On-site tours. From wildlife spotting to watersports, this area covers your needs for thrills.

What NOT to Expect

  • Electronic connectivity. Rooms don’t feature TV or WiFi to help you disconnect from the outside world. There is WiFi on the reception building.
  • Resort feel. This is a boutique hotel that focuses on nature and adventure. There is no A/C, pools, or large amounts of visitors.

Nestled in the tropical jungle along Dulce Gulf in the South Pacific, Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge is a refuge from the outside world. Experience proximity to nature in a hotel off the beaten path.

Comfort & Dining in the Jungle

After a boat ride of about 30 minutes you arrive to the isolated property, with 4 guest rooms in the main house, and 4 other bungalows with 1-3 bedrooms each. These rustic cabins have a jungle-chic decor designed to blend with the forest outside.

Large windows, wooden floors, and private terraces create a clean, comfortable space to relax with panoramic jungle views. Each room has ceiling fans, open-air bathroom and shower, and toiletries. To shut the outside world completely off, there is NO TV, A/C, or WiFi in your room.

The main reception does provide wireless internet, and all your meals are taken care of. The tree-house-styled restaurant has a menu showcasing Costa Rica’s cuisine in an open-air dining area. It has vegetarian options and it can accommodate special diets. All 3 meals of the day and natural drinks are included with your stay, sodas and alcoholic drinks are extra.

Wildlife & Adventure

There are several complimentary on-site activities for guests, and the hotel offers packages that already include on-site tours for you to enjoy. Choose what approach works best for you: water sports, family, honeymoon, or adventurous.

Nicuesa provides gear for non-motorized water sports and trail access for hiking, bird watching, and wildlife viewing, but with these packages, it’s possible to access extra activities with your rate. Otherwise, you can also book them once you’re there.

Choose a daily activity from a selection of guided eco-sports like motorboat trips, snorkeling, fishing, dolphin or whale watching, guided kayaking, educational lectures or tours, waterfall hikes, or paddle boarding. For those in search of something romantic, a private, candlelit dinner is also an option.

Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge is an ecolodge that offers an incredible experience away from the world. Enjoy a Costa Rica vacation like no other and immerse yourself in the rich vegetation and wildlife of the area while keeping a comfortable, peaceful ambiance.

*Prices reflect the least expensive rates during low season and are subject to change at any time. You will receive a 100% accurate price when you inquire with us and share your travel dates. Final package pricing includes taxes, domestic transport, tours and lodging as described unless otherwise indicated. The package does NOT include international airfare or optional travel insurance or any other services not expressly mentioned.