Playa Cativo Lodge, a half hour’s boat ride from Golfito or Puerto Jimenez, is nestled within a coastal rainforest along the Golfo Dulce. Reach this jungle chic oceanfront lodge by a boat ride, which is the only access to this spectacular property, which is surrounded by the Piedras Blancas National Park. The lodge encourages an analogue lifestyle with its many natural attractions. Stay in spacious, open-air rooms with lovely views of the Pacific and the lodge’s tropical gardens. Expect most modern amenities, including ensuite bathrooms with running hot water. Wake up to birdsong and monkey calls each morning, with the chance to spot exotic mammals, birds and butterflies. If you’re lucky, you can even catch dolphins or whales swimming along Cativo Bay. Lounge at the library, potter around the organic farm, hike within the reserve or take long walks by the sea or swim. The lodge offers various water sports and activities.Take a dip in the freshwater pool or relax with a spa massage. Unwind at the bar with a chilled beer and enjoy delicious meals cooked with freshly caught seafood and organic produce from the property’s own farms. You can also enjoy romantic dinners by the beach or private in-room meals with a personal chef.
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