Lapa Rios Costa Rica
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Located in Cabo Matapalo Costa Rica
Lapa Rios Costa Rica wilderness resort is set in a private nature reserve spread over 1,000 acres (400 hectares) of Central America's last remaining lowland tropical rain forest, in Costa Rica. Lapa Rios Eco lodge overlooks the pristine point where Golfo Dulce meets the wild Pacific Ocean. Its location makes it the destination that matches every one's idea of paradise. Lapa Rios in Cabo Matapalo is built in harmony with the surrounding forest and beach environment. Lapa Rios wilderness lodge resort is in a reserve connected by a corridor of lowland tropical rain forest to Corcovado National Park on the Osa Peninsula. The main lodge and bungalows line three ridges connected by walking paths and steps. Built over 350 feet (105 meters) above sea level, Lapa Rios catches the cooling tropical breezes. The main lodge, housing the restaurant and bar, is 50 feet high and is built of local natural materials. Palm thatched roofs meet a three-story hardwood circular stairway. Climb the stairway to overlook the forest canopy and breathtaking ocean views. The comfortable, locally made bamboo furniture, adds relaxation in this tranquil panorama of nature.
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Rain forest hotel or eco resort next to the beach. Lapa Rios Costa Rica is a model eco tourism project that strives to show that “a forest left standing is worth more than one cut down”. Lapa Rios Costa Rica is a pioneer in sustainable tourism employing only people from the local community and being committed to environmental practices. Lapa Rios, Costa Rica, is an ideal vacation experience for people that like nature and are open to learning about conservation, culture and biodiversity. Honeymoon couples looking for a more active and unique kind of experience as well as families with older children that are looking to spend some real quality time together also enjoy the experience. Think of yourself as a traveler and not a tourist when coming to Lapa Rios.
The Osa Peninsula is home to Lapa Rios. The beauty of the peninsula will remind you that in Lapa Rios you are in paradise surrounded by red macaws and exotic wild animals. Activities at Lapa Rios wilderness lodge resort are focused around the rain forest and the nearby Ocean. Rain forest hikes, bird watching, ocean kayaking, horseback riding, catch and release sport fishing and surfing are some of the activities offered. Guests can also have a massage, participate in Yoga classes, relax at the pool with a tropical cocktail or just take a nap in a hammock and maybe observe birds, monkeys and other animals that come by. Lapa Rios wilderness resort is located 12 miles (20 kilometers) from the office communications center. They take full advantage of this isolation to concentrate on the peaceful wilderness experience that can be appreciated. Communication between the office and the hotel is by marine radio for emergencies. They have several trips daily by car between the two locations to transport faxes or messages. To make a personal telephone call it would be necessary to take a 45 min taxi ride to the office. The added advantage? The secluded location is ideal for many guests, whose highlight during their stay is a tour to Corcovado National Park by plane or a night camping tour in the jungle. Contact our travel agents to make reservations and arrange every other detail of your Costa Rica trip painlessly: hotel reservations, transportations and tours can be paid in advance at no extra charge to you for the ultimate relaxation in Costa Rica.