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Availability: Esquinas Rainforest Lodge

Room type

Villa

Max Occupancy: 2 guests

Standard Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests

Single Room

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Family Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Family Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children)

An isolated eco-lodge surrounded by untouched rainforest

Location

At the end of a valley near the town of La Gamba, 3 miles. from the Interamerican Highway and 30 minutes from Golfito airport, Esquinas Lodge borders the jungle of Piedras Blancas NP.

Property

Esquinas Lodge has it's own 30-acre private Nature Reserve, a tropical garden that attracts 220 species of birds, and a stream-fed pool. It grows its own organic fruits and vegetables.

Rooms

Esquinas Lodge has 14 standard and family rooms in 7 rustic cabins, all with private bath, as well as a separate jungle villa with 2 rooms, living area, kitchen, balcony and sun deck.

Esquinas Rainforest Lodge Amenities

General

Esquinas Rainforest Lodge is part of the non-profit project "Rainforest of the Austrians", combining ecotourism, nature conservation, tropical research, reforestation and regional social development aid. 30 acres of the property are set aside as a private nature reserve, the remaining 5 acres contain a tropical garden and an organic fruit and vegetable garden. Trails lead directly from the lodge into the secondary and primary rainforest of Piedras Blancas National Park. The chlorine-free swimming pool, fed by a jungle stream, has a year-round temperature of 80 F. More than 200 species of birds have been accounted for on the property.

  • Total number of rooms - 16
  • Number of floors - 1
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Library
  • Multilingual staff
  • Garden
  • Restaurant
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Year Built 1994
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Free self parking
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of buildings/towers - 8
  • Outdoor pool
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities
  • Furnished balcony or patio
  • Ceiling fan
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Shower only
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Individually furnished
Dining

The restaurant serves three meals daily. The menu is based on modern Costa Rican gastronomy as well as typical recipes handed over from generation to generation. The lodge uses organically grown vegetable and fruits from it's own garden and natural products such as fish freshly caught in the Golfo Dulce. Meals are individually prepared and served at the table. A well-equipped bar serves cocktails from 5.30 to 10.00 p.m., a self-service fridge is stocked with water, beer, and soft drinks.

Recreation

Esquinas Lodge offers guided and self-guided day and night hikes in Piedras Blancas National Park, as well as

horseback or bike tours to La Gamba and Chorro Waterfall. A full-day Adventure tour includes a hike, horseback ride, picnic lunch on a beach, swimming in Golfo Dulce, a boat trip along the coast to Golfito and a drive through Golfito Nature Reserve back to the lodge. The lodge also offers kayaking in Golfo Dulce, a dolphin-watch tour a boat trips to the mangrove swamps of Rio Coto and to Casa Orquideas Botanical Garden. Birdwatching is best in the lodge's garden and on the road to La Gamba.

  • Kayaking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Game viewing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

Esquinas Rainforest Lodge Policies & Fees

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 11 AM

Check-in time ends at 6 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 9 AM

Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, MasterCard, Visa

General

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No cribs (infant beds) available

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Additional Details

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

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A Green / Sustainable Property - Third Party Certified
This property participates in Certification for Sustainable Tourism (CST), a third-party certification program that has been independently certified. Third-party certification measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. An objective assessment of a company's sustainable tourism practices has been performed at this property by an auditor who is independent of the third-party certification program.
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