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The Eco Lodge Selva Bananito is today an extraordinary example of ecotourism: nature and adventure tourism services located in a preserved area of the Caribbean region in Costa Rica, the Talamanca Mountains. Our private reserve, Bananito Forest, is an important buffer zone or transition zone to the “La Amistad International Park”. Selva Bananito Ecolodge has gained worldwide recognition as an example of ecotourism in Costa Rica.


Rio Celeste Hideaway is a small resort-style eco-resort that offers a unique rainforest experience, next to Tenorio Volcano National Park (where the incredible Rio Celeste takes on its sky-blue color). It provides comfort, a wonderful restaurant and amenities surrounded by an untouched natural paradise. Get ready to discover a lush tropical forest, complete with the vegetation and variety of animals that makes it unique. Bring your hiking boots and your adventurous disposition. You may need to use a poncho to hike in the park and our own trails along the mighty river for a mile, or you may be surprised by a sunny day. Each of our 26 spacious casitas (bungalows) offers an exclusive retreat in which guests can relax amidst the breathtaking rainforest. We are located just an hour’s drive from the destination Arenal.


Discover all that Vindham San Jose Herradura Hotel and Convention Center offers a 5-star hotel, just 15 minutes from San Hose and 5 km from Juan Santamaria International Airport.

Situated amidst lush gardens and tropical areas in an exclusive residential area, our ecological facilities are an ideal setting for enjoying relaxing moments, weekends and productive business meetings. We have four incomparable international restaurants, including the first Hard Rock Cafe in Costa Rica.


Own by a Costa Rican family, Punta Marenco Lodge is in the Punta Rio Claro National Wildlife Refuge, more than 900 acres and access to another 400 acres of primary forest. The property has almost 4000 feet of beachfront. There is a three-mile no commercial fishing zone around the wildlife refuge passed the Caño Island allowing more of the sea life to breed and prosper. Punta Marenco Lodge is nestled in the rainforest on the Osa Peninsula overlooking spectacular views of Pacific Ocean. There are 18 comfortable bungalows where you can feel the ocean breeze and be soothed by the sound of the waves and wildlife. Each bungalow has a private bathroom and outdoor deck.  Is an eco-friendly lodge. The lodge is run by on site by “green” power; solar and hydroelectric. We source our food from local sources when possible; including fish caught right off the shore by Punta Marenco staff. Special dietary restrictions can be accommodated (let them know your needs before arrival). There is Internet access, which you will probably neglect, because of all to see and do in this lush and vibrant paradise.


Hotel & Spa Poco a Poco is the result of years of hard work and foresighted decisions; a non stop process of improvement in quality and services. Guests may choose to enjoy the beautiful covered swimming pool and Jacuzzi; wet bar, beautifully kept gardens and common outdoor areas.

The hotel’s Naroa Spa is one of the highlights, with very affordable prices and a more natural style in treatments and products. Kid’s play house and pool section provide great entertainment for families traveling to Monteverde.

Otocuma Restaurant has the best fusion of native and foreign cuisine: it is one of the best options in Monteverde. Newly released lunch and snacks menus, help to complete the range of delicious choices.

Hotel & Spa Poco a Poco, has a total of 32 deluxe rooms ranging from singles to doubles, triples and quadruples. They all have a comfortable private bath with a hot water shower, bathrobes, retractable chrome clothesline, lighted wall mounted mirror and hair dryer. All rooms are equipped with a telephone for international calls, alarm clock, coffee maker with coffee from Monteverde, iron, ironing board, cable, flat screen TV, DVD player, safe deposit box and very comfortable orthopedic king and queen beds.

Sustainability is present in all parts of the hotel operation; Hotel & Spa Poco a Poco has a 4 level category on the Sustainable Tourism Certification sponsored by the Costa Rican Tourism Board;

Little by little, we have adapted and incorporated key actions that have contributed to the development of socially responsible policies, a greater involvement on the community’s environmental and social priorities and into shaping an image that’s based on the contemporary concepts of environmental ethics, excellence in service and social commitment.

The Hotel is conveniently located just 10 minutes from one of the most famous cloud forests in the world: the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Monteverde is known as one of the most outstanding wildlife refuges in the World. In Monteverde, you will have the chance to get a real taste of Costa Rica’s wild life and appreciate its flora and fauna, you may see lots of mammals, birds like the Quetzal, exotic insects and thousands of species of plants. From our hotel you are able to walk to most of the attractions in Monteverde and we will gladly help you to arrange your tours.

Hotel Services:
✔ Restaurant
✔ Indoors Swimming Pool
✔ Jacuzzi
✔ Wet Bar
✔ Laundry Service
✔ Fax and Phone (international calls)
✔ Wake-Up Calls
✔ Safety Deposit Boxes
✔ Free Parking Area
✔ Tour Des
✔ SPA Services
✔ Kids Club
✔ Free Wi-Fi

Rooms Amenities
✔ 1 King Size or 2 Queen Size Beds
✔ Private Bathroom with Hot water
✔ Bathrobes
✔ Radio/Reloj
✔ Smart Cable TV
✔ DVD Player
✔ Coffee Maker (free coffee)
✔ Iron & Ironing Board
✔ Safety Box
✔ Telephone
✔ Blackout Curtains
✔ Wall Lighted Loupe Mirror
✔ Daily Housekeeping

Nearby Attractions:
✔ Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
✔ Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve
✔ Children’s Eternal Cloud Forest
✔ Ecological Farm
✔ Canopy Tours and Hanging Bridges
✔ Frog Pond of Monteverde
✔ Butterfly Garden
✔ Serpentarium
✔ Horseback Riding Tours
✔ Orchid Garden of Monteverde
✔ Monteverde Cheese Factory
✔ Bird Watching Tours
✔ Monteverde Art Galleries
✔ Night Walks
✔ Hummingbird Gallery
✔ Trapiche and Coffee Tour
✔ Insect Museum


The Presidente Hotel has been present for four generations, from its roots in the world of fashion to its constant insistence on authentic Costa Rican hospitality.

Come and find us on Central Avenue Pedestrian Boulevard, the bustling center of the city, and a source of energy unlike any other. San José welcomes adventurers in the soul … and has the opportunity to discover our neighborhood as a local. Who knows what you will find while you are here? Most of the city’s best museums and galleries, as well as public parks, shops, restaurants and bars are within walking distance. It all depends on what you want to see, do and enjoy; We are here to help you get there!


The lodge is strategically located just 5 minutes from the extraordinary Tortuguero National Park, and right in front of the main “canal” that leads to the town of Tortuguero. Surrounded by a network of very picturesque canals, it is considered as one of the most exotic regions of the world, characterized by its rich flora and fauna.


The Palma Real Hotel is located in an area of great interest and economic growth; only 15 minutes from the Juan Santamaría International Airport and 5 minutes from downtown San Jose.

Its location makes it is possible to visit such tourist attractions as National Stadium , located only 500 meters and a 5 minute-walk from the hotel , great volcanoes and exotic national parks. In addition, it is only a short distance away from important business and financial centers, shopping malls and government institutions.

A convenient location is only one of the attributes of the Palma Real Hotel. Without a doubt, what makes us stand out from the rest is our 100% personalized service.

  • 68 rooms
  • Reception and bell boys 24 hour
  • Casino
  • Gym
  • Money exchange
  • Restaurant and coffee shop
  • Palma Real Bar
  • Groups, conventions, conferences and Incentives


The Parador Resort & Spa is one of Costa Rica’s most prestigious eco-hotels.

A follower of “responsible luxury”, the complex is located on the promontory of Punta Quepos, surrounded by nearly 5 acres of tropical jungle with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the city of Manuel Antonio.

Its proximity to the famous Manuel Antonio National Park invites every day a unique number of visitors to the hotel’s gardens, including several species of monkeys, sloths, and a wonderful variety of birds


Lush, green vegetation as far as the eye can see, with leaves as big as elephant ears. Jade colored water. Toucans, monkeys, iguanas, dolphins, majestic blue butterflies – all are here at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge. If physical challenge is what you want… it’s here. If rest and relaxation is what you need… it’s here. And everything in between! We are a destination lodge that offers kayaking, fishing, snorkeling, hiking, wildlife viewing, horseback riding, and hammock swinging right out our doorstep. Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge embraces conservation and harmony with the natural environment, and offers a perfect blend of comfort with environmental preservation.
This wilderness lodge is sensitively designed with the environment and constructed from naturally fallen trees, recycled materials and harnesses the natural energy from the sun to provide electricity. What also makes Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge so unique, pristine and private is that access from nearby villages is by water only. Dramatic views of the mountains surrounding the Pacific Coast gulf welcome you to the lodge as you approach by boat. Once you arrive at the lodge, lose yourself in the tropical paradise that surrounds you, and let the adventure begin!

Lodging (9 rooms)
Tour Desk
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