Dining at Costa Rica Eco Lodge Playa Nicuesa

Enjoy exceptional cuisine in a spectacular setting!

World-class cuisine comes standard with every stay at Costa Rica Eco Lodge Playa Nicuesa Rainforest. Three exceptional meals are prepared each day by our chefs. See our sample menu below.

Emphasis is on local cuisine and fresh fish, tropical fruits and vegetables. The 165 acre preserve abounds with tropical fruit trees bearing mangoes, pineapple, starfruit, oranges, lemons, papayas, water apples, bananas, and of course, coconuts. The fresh squeezed juices and salsas are limitless!

Children’s menus are also available.

Sample Two-Day Menu

DAY 1

Served family style, or, guests may dine alone upon request.

BREAKFAST

Every morning buffet table is set with:

Fruit platter consisting of fresh tropical fruits (mango, banana, starfruit, papaya, watermelon)

Granola cereal

Fresh squeezed fruit juice

Costa Rican coffee and assorted teas

Followed by the breakfast of the day:

Omelet with cheese, sautéed mild and hot peppers, garden herbs and onions

Sweet plantains

Fresh bread or tortillas baked on the premises

LUNCH

Gazpacho Soup

Black bean and mixed vegetable Quesadillas with

Homemade pico de gallo salsa

Mixed Salad topped with hearts of palm

Fresh squeezed mango/watermelon/banana fruit juice

Coconut bread

Costa Rican coffee and tea

BOCA

(A Costa Rican snack/appetizer)

Ceviche/sushi/sashimi

Guacamole and chips

The boca is served at our bar each day when guests gather before dinner to talk about their day´s adventures.

DINNER

Freshly caught fish (mahi-mahi, yellow fin tuna, red snapper, etc.)

grilled and topped with mango sauce

Carrots and spinach sautéed in ginger

Fried Yucca (a popular Latin American root vegetable, similar to potato)

DESSERT

Pineapple and coconut pie made with fruit grown on the preserve

Fresh lemongrass tea

Costa Rican Coffee

DAY 2

BREAKFAST

Every morning, buffet table is set with:

Fruit platter consisting of fresh tropical fruits (mango, banana, starfruit, papaya, watermelon)

Granola cereal

Fresh squeezed fruit juice

Costa Rican coffee and assorted teas

Followed by the breakfast of the day:

Banana pancakes accompanied with:

Homemade blackberry syrup

Bacon

LUNCH

Nicuesa tropical salad topped with grilled yellow fin tuna

Camote (sweet potato) fries

Fresh brewed tamarind juice (a local fruit used for great juices)

Ginger cookies

Costa Rican coffee and assorted teas

BOCA

(Costa Rican snack/appetizer)

Patacones (Fried Green Plantains) served with fruit or spicy dipping sauce

The boca is served at our bar each day when guests gather before dinner to talk about their day´s adventures

DINNER

Coconut Curried Chicken

Local Chayote Summer Squash

Costa Rican Style Rice

DESSERT

Homemade Mango Ice Cream Pie

Fresh lemongrass tea

Costa Rican Coffee