Look Out Inn Costa Rica
Look Out Inn Costa Rica
Rooms and Rates
Notes about this Hotel:- Costa Rican tax of 13.00% is included.
- Rates include 3 meals per day. Drinks are not included.
Look Out Inn is located on the Osa Peninsula at the extreme end of the road to Carate. Carate is the closest village to the eastern entrance of Corcovado National Park. The road from Puerto Jimenez ends in Carate. This is the point where you can take a 45 minute walk to the park’s entrance. The walk is worth the effort as you will see exotic species and a post card view all along the way to the park. Look Out Inn Hotel is strategically situated on a steep hill where the ocean views are breathtaking. You will be enchanted the moment you see the Look Out Inn, Carate and the beautiful Peninsula de Osa. You will be resting on a hill guarded by the tropical jungle. The wooden and creative structure of the Inn gives it an elegant semblance of peace and tranquility. The lodge seems to have bonded with the rain forest in order to foster nature loving travelers. The grounds of the LookOut Inn are surrounded by beautiful flowering hibiscus that create trails from the roaring Pacific Ocean to the cool fresh water swimming pool and wooden staircase that takes you up to the most spectacular ocean views you will see in the area.
tropical fruit trees and local animal species. Through wooden stairs you will descend into the expansive pristine beach right in front of the property of Look Out Inn. Costa Rica and the Outstanding flora and fauna will amaze you at this wonderful accommodation. You can walk along the shore discovering the beauty of the area. You will feel blessed when you arrive at Look Out Inn and see for yourself the true beauty of this place. The wildlife here is absolutely extraordinary. You will encounter beautiful flora and chirping birds joyfully moving from branch to branch. Once that you have checked in you can head to the pool for a refreshing dip. While enjoying a cool drink in the pool you can feast your eyes on the creative landscaping that includes a variety of flowers, fruit trees and amazing bird life. If you are in the pool late in the afternoon don’t miss the sunset. You will see how the great golden disc sinks into the Pacific Ocean.
The guest rooms are located at the top of the hill. These rooms have balconies with hammocks where you can rest or enjoy the sounds of the jungle. The structure is a combination of American Southwest and Tropical, with stucco walls featuring arched doorways and windows complete with tropical hardwood trimmings and accents. Sandal wood also plays an important part in the aesthetics of the lodge. Inside the rooms you will find colorful paintings on the walls with images of the rainforest. The paintings and other creative features give Look Out Inn a unique comfortable and friendly atmosphere. A solar powered system supplies plenty of power for lights, fans and 110 volt Outlets. A satellite telephone is also available for your convenience. These rooms are so comfortable and cool that you will have restful nights at the Look Out Inn. Carate, Costa Rica is one of most reserved natural retreat; wich will make your stay at this lodge a one of a kind vacation. The Look Out Inn Hotel also has an observation deck where you take in the breath taking view. This deck also works as a dinning area. Imagine a lovely dinner under the moonlight and surrounded by candles as you degust exquisite dishes. The rooms and cabins connect to the rest of the inn and the beach by a massive wooden staircase.
Location and Driving Directions
Lookout Inn is located in Carate on the Peninsula de Osa. From Carate you can take a 45 minute walk to an entrance to Corcovado National Park. Driving From San Jose To Lookout Inn There are two main roads, the first being the Costanera (coast road), and the second is Ruta 2 (Route 2) which winds it's way through the central valley and passes through the mountains that surround it. Both roads meet up in Palmar Norte at Route 2 and from there go south to Chacarita where there is a gas station. Turn right and follow the road until you come to Puerto Jimenez. The ride from San Jose to Puerto Jimenez takes about 8 hours. Once in Puerto Jimenez you can get to Lookout Inn by continuing south to the gas station and turning right. Follow the road for 1 hour and 45 minutes and you will come to a stretch of road with the ocean on your left fronted by beautiful almond trees and the jungle on the right. There you will find local signs advising you to the whereabouts of the Inn.