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Macaw Lodge

San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO)

Room rates from:
$82
Per Adult Nightly
Hotel + Flight from
WAS
Starting from:
$749 $719
Per Guest
Based on 105 reviews
The Lodge is off-the grid; it generates electricity by renewable clean energy of solar power panels. The lodge was built as a sustainable concept off
Room & Rates
Full Board

Standard Room

Starting from
$82
Per Adult Nightly
Equipped with two full beds, a nightstand, shelf for clothes, fan, locally mined marble bathrooms, solar hot water, towels and natural bamboo fiber bedding, and therapedic American Interlude mattresses. The quilts are made by the Maya Indians of the Guatemala Atitlan area. The screen of the rooms are of a special bronze which allows the fresh mountain air to ventilate the rooms that all have different garden views.
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Macaw Lodge
El Sur de Turrubares, Carara, Costa Rica

 

Macaw Lodge, also has important projects like the tree planting program to feed the scarlet macaws, permaculture (organic farming), agricultural products such as cocoa, acai and coffee. Plus a mandala crop system, whose objective is to grow organic crops for use in the Lodge kitchen.

 

Nature and sustainable Activities:

  • Nature walks
  • A visit to the Permaculture and mandala crop system
  • A visit to the waterfall
  • Walks around the tropical botanical gardens
  • Bird watching
  • Yoga (the platform overlooks the gardens and lily or lotus ponds)


Some of the most important services that we offer are:

  • Solar powered energy.
  • Tree planting program to feed the scarlet macaw
  • Permaculture program
  • Walks around the tropical botanical garden, forests, trails
  •  Yoga platform
  •  8 rooms and 4 Standard Bungalows

AMENITIES:
  • Currency Exchange
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Mountain View
  • Picnic Area
  • Restaurant (+)
  • Safe Deposit at Front Desk
  • Secured Parking
  • Wireless Internet Access
(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply

Based on 105 reviews
from Adelsdorf, Germany
Submitted on 07-04-2016
It was a great experience. People are nice and friendly, the service is great, the surrounding is a dream. You can sit down and watch the birds, take a short walk to a waterfall or just relax. They produce their own electricity and hot water - with solar power. Great!
from Methuen, Massachusetts
Submitted on 17-04-2016
This Eco Lodge was located an hour from the main route (34), Tarcoles River, Carara National Park and the coast. Most of the hour drive is on a horrendous dirt road. If you are planning on traveling to any of the mentioned locations I would suggest stay elsewhere. I stayed four nights; two of which the owners friends/family‚??s with ten noisy children ruined half of my stay. There was constant yelling and slamming of doors. Although the manger knew I was not happy with the noise and tried ... Read more
from San Jose, Costa Rica
Submitted on 25-04-2016
A very nice experience with an helpfull staff. We enjoyed one day in this beautiful place. The Cacao Tour was very instructive and the guide friendly. The waterfall is amazing by the way ! I recommend.
from castlford
Submitted on 10-05-2016
I visited this place with my partner in a small birding group in 2015.and came back with my partner April 2016.This is a fantastic place to come relax and be at one with your surroundings.You can either go on long walks.or walk round the gardens and relax.This is an eco friendly place run on solar energy so no plug points in rooms, but can charge devices and access free Internet whilst in main building. I am not a birder like my partner. But fell in love with this beautiful place and it's tranqu... Read more
from Woking, United Kingdom
Submitted on 04-06-2016
This place is just out of this world. I have travelled a lot but this is one of the most amazing places with the best vibes I have ever been to. Hard earned - because the drive is a real challenge. Thanks to my husband who was happy to push our 4x4 to its limits we arrived there an hour after setting of from Tarcoles. The dramatic nature starts once you drive through the gates. The use of plants is very sophisticated nothing I have ever seen before. We were greeted by Stephanie and shown to our ... Read more
from Colorado
Submitted on 20-06-2016
First off, if you are renting a car and driving there on your own, you might flatten a tire. The lodge is a 30-45 minute drive around and around a mountain, on an uneven, bumpy dirt road. Do not even try finding the place at night without a guide, you will get lost! Its like a maze if you do not see the signs for the lodge. After arriving there, you will be amazed by the beauty of the surroundings. If you stay in the main building, you will have best wifi connection. But if you're in your own ca... Read more
from Potomac, Maryland
Submitted on 29-06-2016
This eco lodge is everything. it is a beautiful oasis. When we arrived the staff greeted us with tropical drinks, and they were so friendly and welcoming. The tour demonstrating how they are self sustaining and eco friendly made me realize how wasteful we are, and how eco friendly we can be. The rooms are beautiful, rustic and clean. The food is made fresh at each meal. The grounds are breath taking, and as per the history of this place, the owner had a dream that came to fruition. The roa... Read more
from San Antonio De Belen, Costa Rica
Submitted on 04-07-2016
Like the organic production of cacao, vegetables and fruits. It¬īs an ecological choice!! It was an excellent experience for our kid, so he can be in love with nature. See the birds, hear all the night sounds, experience the forest and tha plants collection!! The view and privacy from our cabin was fantastic!!
from Goldsboro, North Carolina
Submitted on 04-08-2016
We enjoyed our second visit even more than the first which was last year at the same time. Jessica and all the staff were very kind and hospitable. Food was very fresh and lovingly prepared. The natural beauty all around was stunning! The bamboo sheltered yoga platform was a definite highlight--like and outdoor cathedral! A short hike to the waterfall on grounds also beautiful. Birds, butterflies and frogs abound. We will return soon! Our Vida!
from San Jose, Costa Rica
Submitted on 17-08-2016
Excelent hotel, very clean, great staff, and excelent food (95% of the ingredients comes from the same property land) The botanical control of all the species and the lessons from the guide makes your stay a great oportunity to learn about that science
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