Hotel Guácima Escondida – La Guácima

La Guacima is a small, typical Costa Rican village near the airport Juan Santamaria. You might not expect it, but a tropical oasis is awaiting you. The perfect start after a long flight. Just sit down and relax or dive into the pool.

Your hotel
Dutch owner Bertus has guided tourists in Costa Rica for years before settling down and building the perfect, sustainable getaway in his fantastic backyard. He now runs it with his Costa Rican wife. Relax at the pool in a beautiful tropical garden setting, order a delicious cocktail, try the Dutch ‘’bitterballen’’, and enjoy the Costa Rica Pura Vida. In the open restaurant, you can enjoy a nice lunch or dinner. If you are eager to go out, go for a drink or a bite in Ciudad Colon, a charming Costa Rican town only 15 minutes away.

Explore the area

  • Visit a coffee factory, go on a chocolate tour, or head to the volcano Poás
  • If you want to support a wildlife rescue center, book a tour with Rescue Center Costa Rica, only 3 km further down the road in Gúacima village.
  • Just around the corner, you can also visit a Butterfly farm.

Good to know

  • The airport transfer is included in your stay. Tipping is not customary.
  • Upon arrival, you can withdraw money (Colones and USD are accepted everywhere in Costa Rica) at the ATM in the baggage reclaim area.

Contact us and let's plan your tour.

More Ecolodges

Hotel Belmar – Monteverde

The elegant Hotel Belmar. Since the hotel was founded in the 1980s, the family Belmar has been well aware of the environmental impact, and social commitment that running a hotel entails. To balance this, they have always been involved in various projects of ecological conservation and social welfare, which have contributed to the integral development of the local community.

Read More »

Congo Bongo Eco Lodge – Manzanillo

Located on the southern Caribbean coast, Manzanillo is a peaceful village at the end of the road and renowned for some of the most beautiful unspoiled beaches in the country.
The area is also known for its great cultural diversity of Latinos, Bribri, and Cabecar Indians. The Afro-Caribbean culture came with the Jamaicans in 1872 when the railroad between San José and the port of Limon was built.

Read More »

Maquenque Eco Lodge – Boca Tapada

The Artavia family, a close-knit Costa Rican family, and their six children are dedicating their lives to sustainable tourism. The parents used to be Costa Rican cattle farmers convinced by their children to give their land back to nature. They aim to synergize with nature and preserve the area for future generations.

Read More »

Lirio Lodge – Barra de Pacuare

Lirio Lodge, far away from civilization and other tourists. There’s no WiFi or swimming pool, but you will not feel bored at this extraordinary place.

We can guarantee you will enjoy a great night’s sleep in the middle of nature. Wake up when the jungle awakens for the best chance to spot animals. Early in the morning, before the heat sets in, most animals are busy scoring their breakfast for the day.

Read More »

Dantica Lodge – San Gerardo de Dota

At San Gerardo de Dota in the Cerro de la Muerte. This mountain range separates the Caribbean and Pacific Coast. Before reaching the highest point of the road (3300m/11000 feet) descend into a beautiful green valley carved by the river Savegre and enjoy the breathtaking scenery before arriving in the charming, small town of San Gerardo de Dota (2500m).

Read More »

Tenorio Lodge – Bijagua

In Bijagua, you will spend the night at Tenorio Lodge in a stylish bungalow. Nearby you’ll find a large jacuzzi with stunning views of the volcano to relax in after your day trip adventures. The owners of the lodge, Frank and Christine, offer great culinary delights to their guests. The lodge’s restaurant is famous for its delicious French fusion cuisine.

Read More »