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Puerto Jimenez, Osa Peninsula
Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge, Punta Nicuesa, Puerto Jimenez, Osa Peninsula 60701
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Peaceful Rainforest Lodge in Golfito, Costa Rica - Golfo Dulce Region

Set along the breathtaking Golfo Dulce coastline, backed by thousands of acres of pristine tropical rainforest, Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge is sanctuary for relaxation and adventure. A breathtaking and peaceful refuge, accessible only by boat, the Lodge is situated in a 165-acre natural preserve and connected to Piedras Blancas National Park, with picturesque ocean and mountain views. Enjoy infinite activities, such as kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, snorkeling, swimming and dolphin watching in the blue-green waters of the Gulf of the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy hiking, wildlife viewing, horseback riding, and yoga in the wild coastal rainforest. Guests of the Lodge can arrive by plane to Puerto Jiménez or Golfito, where our guides take you by boat to our Lodge on the Osa Peninsula - Golfo Dulce Region. Wake up to the howler monkeys or the song of the rainforest birds. You will not hear civilization at our tranquil escape in Central America's largest rainforest - one of the most beautiful and biologically diverse places on the planet.

Getting to The Lodge

The easiest way to get here is to fly into San Jose, the Capitol City of Costa Rica. From San Jose, the best way to get to Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge is to fly (45 - 50 minutes) via Sansa Airlines to Golfito or Puerto Jimenez. We will meet you at one of these airports and take you to the Lodge. We are happy to help you with flight and transportation arrangements.

Important: The Nicuesa transfer boat cannot pick up/drop off guests any later than 03:00 pm on the day of your arrival or departure due to the water and weather conditions in the late afternoon. WE WILL PICK UP GUESTS FROM FLIGHTS THAT ARRIVE LATE, but CANNOT PICK UP GUESTS AT FLIGHTS THAT ARE SCHEDULED TO ARRIVE AFTER 03:00 PM. Therefore, please make sure your flights, private transfers and/or any other method of arrival/departure are scheduled before that time.

Charter Flights

This is a great option for families or groups of 4 or more and for people that want to travel more directly between lodge and the many amazing areas in Costa Rica. Recommended companies are:


You may also drive or arrange ground transporation to Golfito. The road between San Jose and Golfito is well maintained and the drive time from SJ Airport is about 4.5 hours. It is recommended that you park in the secured lot at the Fish Hook Marina, where we will pick you up.

Attractions & Activities

  • Coastal Rainforest Location
  • Amazing Wildlife
  • Yoga Classes
  • Massage
  • Waterfall Hike
  • Piedras Blancas National Park
  • Inshore & Big Game Offshore Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Dolphin Tour
  • Paddleboarding
  • Birding
  • 80 Degree Calm Golfo Dulce Waters off Pacific Ocean
  • Mangrove River Tour
  • Hiking
  • Snorkeling 
  • Horseback Riding Tour
  • Sustainability Tour
  • Edible Landscape Tour
  • Organic Chocolate Farm Tour
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Canopy - Zip Line Tour

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