Experience a taste of paradise and unimaginable wildlife adventures in this extraordinary first-class Costa Rican destination, taking you one step further into the wild. Accessible exclusively by boat, Playa Cativo Eco Lodge is nestled in the tranquil waters of ‘Golfo Dulce’, the inner side of the Osa Peninsula in southern Costa Rica, renowned for its birdwatching and spotting of other exotic wildlife, such as the three-toed sloth.
Unique in its native beauty and seclusion, Playa Cativo is a beachfront boutique hotel offering an unparalleled experience, with a backdrop of 1,000 acres of private tropical rainforest reserve, surrounded by the ‘Piedras Blancas‘ National Park, a former extension of the Corcovado National Park, this Eco Lodge is the retreat that will immerse you into nature unbound.
Aiming to be self-sustainable, Playa Cativo operates at 100% clean electric energy with off-grid hydroelectric power and solar panels. El Gavilán Restaurant, offers elegant gourmet dining, serving the finest seasonal organic produce that is harvested daily from their on-site farm, along with organic poultry, responsibly and locally caught seafood, and grass-fed Costa Rican beef. Truly, a testament to their eco-friendly practices and to their commitment to top quality.
Reconnect with childhood wonder as you paddle along Cativo Bay and explore the beautiful coastline by kayak, walking the beach or from the comfort of a poolside lounge chair, enwrapped in a great novel. Enjoy snorkeling in the calm waters, and don’t be surprised if you’re greeted by lots of fish, manta rays and turtles in the crystal clear waters of the morning. Their favorite place for snorkeling is near the pier, where you’ll enjoy seeing a variety of reef fish. You can also practice your hand at artisanal hand-line fishing from off the pier. Many self-guided, self-driven tours are offered that allow you to create your own tour and go at your own pace
Their dedicated staff is there to help you enjoy all the comforts of the facilities. As many guests have pointed out, it is indeed “first class service in the middle of the rainforest”. Just sit back, relax and prepare for the experience (and pampering) of a lifetime!
Telephone (Costa Rica): +506-2200-3131