Costa Rica Rainforest Lodges

Written by Christa Gatewood
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If your idea of a perfect vacation includes hiking, exploring, bird watching, and ecotourism, then staying in a rainforest lodge in Costa Rica is right for you. These lodges are nestled directly in the many rainforests of Costa Rica and are designed for the adventurous, nature-loving vacationer. Fear not, no rainforest is hurt in the building of these lodges. On the contrary, these lodges seek to preserve the area and are committed to causing as little impact as possible.

The rainforest is home to hundreds of species of birds making it a popular destination for birders, really good bird watchers, the world over. What better way is there to view these magnificent creatures than by staying in their natural habitat? Most rainforest lodges have miles of well marked trails for birders to explore. These trails lead right from the lodges and provide unlimited access to all kinds of flora and fauna.

Depending on your level of hiking skill and nature expertise, you may want to take one of the many tours offered by rainforest lodges. Experienced guides can lead you into the dense jungle and educate you on the various plant life and animals you discover. This is an excellent way to see and learn about the jungle without having to worry about navigation.

Finding a Rainforest Lodge in Costa Rica

If you want to find the perfect lodge, you should first consider what location you want to be in. Rainforests abound in Costa Rica. They can be found on both the Caribbean coast and the Pacific coast as well as all throughout the interior. You can find different species in the different areas, and while the experience may be similar, each location has its own unique charm.


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