Costa Rica

Costa Rica: Lapa Ríos Ecolodge and Wildlife Reserve

The pristine rainforests and rugged natural beauty of the Osa Peninsula make this region among the most beautiful in Costa Rica.



This morning, you will be transferred to the San José airport for your morning flight to Puerto Jimenez.  Upon arrival, you will be greeted with a welcome refreshment.  Enjoy the 45-minute scenic drive to your lodge where the lodge’s manager will meet you and explain all about Lapa Rios’ history, mission, vision, and goals.

After a delicious lunch, rest your body and soul by napping in the hammock of your bungalow or take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool.  Afterwards take a guided tour such as the Matapalo Tour or the Night Walk and Sustainability Tour.

This evening, enjoy an exquisite three-course meal at the lodge’s restaurant.  You will have the rest of the evening at your leisure.



Wake up to the stunning sunrise before enjoying a delicious breakfast with tropical fruits and locally harvested ingredients.  This morning, take a guided tour such as the Wild Waterfall, Local Medicine Tour, or Rainforest Ridge Walk.

In the afternoon, enjoy an hour therapeutic massage before joining the other guests at Lapapalapa Bar for a cocktail before your evening meal.  You will have the rest of the evening to enjoy the lodge’s facilities.



After breakfast, enjoy another day of adventure.   The Osa Trail hike will lead you into the deep primary forest in the Lapa Rios private reserve.  The tour departs Lapa Rios at 8:15 and will return at noon.

For the rest of the afternoon, relax on your private balcony while listening to the sound of the waves or enjoy the fresh water pool.  Have a cocktail at the scenic Brisa Azul Restaurant before dinner.



With an afternoon flight you will have time to wake up and enjoy the Early Bird Guided Tour.  It leaves at 5:30 a.m. and returns at 8:00 a.m.  During the tour you will spot a wide variety of migrant and stationary colorful birds unlike any other area in Costa Rica.

Transfer to Puerto Jiminez to take your flight back to San José.  Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the Juan Santaria International Airport for your departure flight or to continue on to your next Willing Foot destination.


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