Costa Rica

Playa Cativo

If you want enjoy Costa Rica in privacy then Playa Cativo is the place to come. This luxurious eco-lodge can only be reached by a 30 minute boat trip on the quiet waters of the Golfo Dulce. En route you may be distracted by dolphins but whenever you arrive on the small shingle beach the staff will be there for a warm welcome as they help you ashore. Backed by the towering forested hills of Piedras Blancas National Park this stunning lodge is of the highest quality.

Design, furnishings, cuisine and hospitality are all spot on making Playa Cativo a truly wonderful place to unwind or from which to explore nature. The serene gardens fuse into the 1000 acres of private rainforest surrounded by the national park. Here you can try morning yoga, enjoy a massage or hike the forest trails, take a paddle board or snorkel nearby. Alternatively laze by the pool watching butterflies float past and listen to the tropical bird song, Costa Rica in one idyllic nutshell.

Being such a small boutique lodge means everything is convenient and your needs catered for by professional staff. The rooms are each individually furnished and have splendid views towards the ocean whilst the bathrooms are heavenly with rainshowers and biodegradable toiletries. Meals are locally sourced and organic whether fresh from the sea or farm. You are sure to be nurtured and rejuvenated by nature during any length of stay here. Playa Cativo is the practically paradise.

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LocationGulfo Dulce

SeasonYear round

Rooms7 Rooms

ActivitiesWildlife hikes, bird watching, paddle boarding, canoeing in the mangroves, whale and dolphin watching, snorkelling, visits to the Osa Peninsula, yoga & massage

Suitable forIndividuals & couples

Prices may vary according to season, room type & special offers. Please contact us for details.

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