Lodging by region

All accommodations chosen by ACTUAR feature a unique local flavor and charm, employ environmental best practices, and run tours and activities that incorporate the community as well as its local culture. Our array of potential lodging options includes small hotels located in a number of diverse tourist destinations within Costa Rica, always attempting to recommend quality accommodations that suit the tastes and preferences of our travelers. Those hotels that feature the ACTUAR logo are rural inns that co-own the ACTUAR network, and some even boast the Certification for Sustainable Tourism, which certifies their commitment to and implementation of sustainable practices throughout the business.

Central Valley

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Learning the Traditional Way in Costa Rica

Arenal, La Fortuna, Arenal and surrondings, 719-1290, Costa Rica

Lodging: 2 nights in San José, 2 nights in Arenal, 3 nights in Tenorio, 2 nights in the Karen Mogensen Reserve, 1 night on Chira Island, 2 nights in Montezuma. Attractions: tour ...

Voluntariado en Cerro Biolley - ASOMOBI

Cerro Biolley, Cerro Biolley, Parque La Amistad, 719-1290, Costa Rica

Cerro Biolley de ASOMOBI está en la entrada al Parque Internacional La Amistad (PILA) el cual se extiende desde la Cordillera de Talamanca en Costa Rica hasta las montañas del oeste de Panamá...

National Park Cahuita

Paque Nacional Cahuita, Cahuita, Cahuita, Puerto Viejo, 70403, Costa Rica

In the Cahuita National Park, learn about animals, birds, plants, and about the Cahuita history. Come enjoy the place where the Calipso was born!

Voluntariado en Casa de Las Mujeres

Yorkín, Yorkín, Talamanca, Cahuita, Puerto Viejo, 719-1290, Costa Rica

La aventura empieza cuando aborda la canoa en el pueblo de Bambú al lado del Río Sixaola. Un experto botero le guiará por el Río Yorkin, con la selva a ambos lados, hasta encontrar el pueblit...

Trogón Lodge

San Gerardo, Dota, Los Santos and San Gerardo de Dota, 11701, Costa Rica

Trogón Lodge is a magical and rustic mountain hotel of 23 rooms. It is the perfect place for nature and birds watching lovers and those who wish to take a bre...

Kayak Tour in Punta Uva

Punta Uva, Punta Uva, Cahuita, Puerto Viejo, 70403, Costa Rica

Visit crystal clear waters in Punta Uva and Rio Ernesto, look for animals and birds around the river and learn to ride a kayak.

Hostel Casa Colon

Calle 24, San Jose, San Jose, 10103, Costa Rica

Casa Colon is a boutique style hostel offering the highest quality and superior standards in everthing we do. Located in a highly accessible area for tourists,...

Keköldi Wak Wak Koneke

Hone Creek, Limón, Cahuita, Puerto Viejo, 70403, Costa Rica

In the Keköldi Indigenous Reserve you will have a unique and experience with the Bribri and Cabécar cultures. In Keköldi Wak Ka Koneke, they wil...

Voluntariado en La Amistad de ASOPROLA

Altamira, Altamira, Biolley, Parque La Amistad, 719-1290, Costa Rica

La pequeña comunidad de Altamira de Biolley disfruta de una ubicación privilegiada al estar cerca de la Cordillera de Talamanca y del Parque Internacional La Amistad. Ofrece la oportunidad de...

Enchantment Costa Rica

San Jose, San Gerardo de Dota, Territorio Indígena Terraba, Corcovado, Manuel Antonio, San Jose, 10101, Costa Rica

Lodging: 1 night in San José, 1 night in San Gerardo de Dota, 1 night in Térraba Indigenous Territory, 2 nights in Corcovado, 1 night in Manuel Antonio, 1 night in Los Campesinos Rural Lodge....

Slow Travel through Costa Rica

San Jose, Manuel Antonio, Playa Hermosa, Corcovado, Bribi, San Gerardo Dota, Arenal, Cahuita, San Jose, 10202, Costa Rica

Lodging: 3 nights in San Jose, 2 nights in Manuel Antonio, 3 nights in Los Campesinos Rural Lodge, 2 nights in a homestay in Playa Hermosa, 4 nights in Corcovado, 2 nights in the...

Voluntariado en Reserva Indígena Keköldi

Hone Creek, Hone Creek, Talamanca, Cahuita, Puerto Viejo, 719-1290, Costa Rica

Una estadía en la Reserva Indígena Keköldi le dará una incomparable visión de las culturas Bribri y Cabécar. Los miembros de la Asociación Keköldi Wak ka Köneke le enseñarán sobre sus costumb...

Villas Gaia

Fila Costeña, Puntarenas, Marino Ballena National Park, 60504, Costa Rica

Villas Gaia is the gateway for exploring the west coast of Costa Rica, with convenient access to the Marino Ballena National Marine Park and Corcovado National Park, Caño Island, waterfalls, rainforests, pristine beaches, typical villages and much more.

One Day Tour: El Encanto de La Piedra Blanca

Escazu, San Jose, San Jose, 10202, Costa Rica

This one day tour at El Encanto will make you discover the huge cultural wealth of the rural life in San Antonio de Escazu. Explore the majestuous hills overlooking this beautiful village, th...

Cabinas Las Manzanas

Copey, Dota, Los Santos y San Gerardo de Dota, 11703, Costa Rica

Cabinas Las Manzanas is located in a forest reserve and surrounded by the national park Parque Nacional Los Quetzales and the biological reserve Reserva Biolog...

The Route from Sukia to Savegre

Los Santos, San Jose, Los Santos and San Gerardo de Dota, 11701, Costa Rica

Package Includes: 1 night stay in Santa Maria de Dota, 12 km hike to San Isidro de Dota, 1 night stay in San Isidro de Dota, 12 km hike to Quebrada Arroyo, 1 night stay at Los ...

The Wonderful Southern Caribic - 5D/4N

Cahuita, Limón, Cahuita, Puerto Viejo, 70403, Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s southern Caribbean region offers rest and relaxation, peace and tranquility. The fact that clocks run just a little slower around here, along with the Afro-Caribbean rhythm and t...

Half Day Rural Charm Tour

Escazu, San Jose, San Jose, 10202, Costa Rica

This Half-day Rural Charm Tour will take you through rural life in San Antonio de Escazú, where you will learn about their history, church, Boyeros monument, traditional food and mill, and pa...

Cooking classes – El Encanto de La Piedra Blanca

Escazu, San Jose, San Jose, 10202, Costa Rica

Half a day tour during which you will learn how to cook Costa Rican dishes and will bring home a part of the flavours most present in our cuisine. Moreover, you will discover the traditions o...

Voluntariado en Tesoro Verde

Los Planes, Los Planes, Corcovado, 719-1290, Costa Rica

Los Planes, se encuentra a solo 3 Km de la Estación de Guarda Parques del Parque Nacional Corcovado y a unos 5 Km del pueblo principal, Agujitas de Drake. Están rodeados de una selva magnific...

South Pacific

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El Remanso Rainforest Lodge

Península de Osa, Puntarenas, Corcovado, 60502, Costa Rica

El Remanso Lodge is a hotel on the Osa Peninsula, ideal for those who wish to discover the secrets and subtle pleasures of virgin primary rainforest. This hote...

Danta Corcovado Lodge

Puerto Jimenez, Puntarenas, Corcovado, 60702, Costa Rica

Danta Corcovado Lodge offers its guests warmth, creativity and style. Relax in a hammock after a long day of adventure in Corcovado National Park or Caño Island, or simply...

Homestays at families in Cerro Biolley de ASOMOBI

Biolley, Buenos Aires de Puntarenas, La Amistad International Park, 60308, Costa Rica

Biolley is a rural farming community high in the mountains near La Amistad International Park, with marvelous landscapes, an excellent climate, and ambitious, ...

Finca Maresía

Bahía Drake, Puntarenas, Corcovado, 60504, Costa Rica

Finca Maresia is a hotel combining luxury, design and comfort. It is a retreat in the middle of nature where the hills set a natural stage to we...

El Descanso Rural Lodge

Térraba, Puntarenas, La Amistad International Park, 60301, Costa Rica

The El Descanso Rural Lodge, located in the Térraba Indigneous Territory, is a space of tranquility, ideal for those seeking relaxation and being in close cont...

Hacienda Barú

Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Barú, Pacífico Sur, Marino Ballena National Park, 60504, Costa Rica

Hacienda Barú is situated inside the National Wildlife Refuge of the same name, and features stunning forest and mountain vistas. Three pristine kilometers of ...

Natural Adventure in Corcovado National Park

Puerto Jimenez, Península de Osa, Corcovado, Costa Rica

6 days / 5 nights Natural scenery with miles upon miles of beaches and the beauty of the rainforest are waiting for you. During our hikes we may bump into young Tapirs or spot a...

Bribri Culture and Tropical Rainforest in Southern Pacific ? 4D/3N

Parque Nacional Corcovado, Puntarenas, Corcovado, 60702, Costa Rica

Includes: transfer from Dominical – Salitre, Bribripá Ú Pakö tour (lunch included), 1 night lodging, dinner and breakfast at Bribripá Kaneblö Rural Inn, transfer Salitre – Sierpe, boat transf...

La Leona Eco Lodge

Carate, Puntarenas, Corcovado, 60701, Costa Rica

La Leona Eco Lodge is located on the beach, with a heavenly view of the Pacific Ocean. It is the closest ecological hotel to Corcovado National Park, and from here you can visit...

Caribbean

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One day tour: Kekoldi Iro Soum

Rerserva Indigena Kekoldi, Talamanca, Cahuita, Puerto Viejo, 70403, Costa Rica

One day tour in the Kekoldi indigene Reserve located in Talamanca, where you will discover the magic of this forest, the bribri-cabécar vision of the forest, the iguanas protection project an...

Natural Adventures Yorkín

Yorkin, Limón, Cahuita, Puerto Viejo, 70401, Costa Rica

Yorkin Natural Adventures shares with guests its ancient practices of organic agriculture, cocoa preparation, palm leaf knitting, handcrafts mad...

Caribbean Cooking Class

Puerto Viejo, Limón, Cahuita, Puerto Viejo, 70403, Costa Rica

With a cook from Limon, learn to prepare a delicious Rice and Beans, typical caribbean dish, and learn about this culture and language. Be prepared to live an experience filled with the warmth and flavours of the caribbeans.

Snorkeling Tour in Cahuita

Cahuita, Punta Uva, Manzanillo, Cahuita, Puerto Viejo, 70403, Costa Rica

Discover the reef with an expert guide, enjoy the wonders of the sea in the protected areas of Cahuita, Punta Uva or Manzanillo. Description: You will learn about an amazing natu...

Posada Rural Stibrawpa - Casa de Las Mujeres

Bambu, Bribrí, Cahuita, Puerto Viejo, 70401, Costa Rica

Casa de Las Mujeres (“The Women's House”) Rural Lodge, is located in the Talamanca-Bribri indigenous territory, which can be reached only by canoe. This is one ...

La Casona Tortuguero, Posada Rural

Tortuguero, Limón, Caribe Norte, 70201, Costa Rica

En el corazón del pueblo de Tortuguero, La Casona Tortuguero es atendida por una familia costarricense que llegó al lugar hace más de 10 años. Ofrece al visitante una cálida atención y divers...

Nothern Plains

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El Socorro, Posada Rural

La Virgen del Socorro en Sarapiquí, Heredia, Sarapiquí, 41002, Costa Rica

Posada Rural El Socorro se ubica en La Virgen del Socorro en Sarapiquí en una reserva privada de 175 ha. de bosque. Es un emprendimiento familiar, ubicado en una finca con lechería, bosque, s...

La Tirimbina Rainforest Lodge

Junto al Río Sarapiquí, Heredia, Sarapiquí, 41001, Costa Rica

La Tirimbina Rainforest Lodge está ubicado junto al Río Sarapiquí. Aquí podrá explorar los senderos, descubrir su flora y fauna, caminar por los puentes colgantes o descubrir los secretos de...

Tenorio Lodge

Bijagua, Alajuela, Río Celeste, 21304, Costa Rica

Este pequeño Eco-Lodge con tres estrellas está construido en una propiedad de 7 hectáreas, parcialmente reforestada, con dos lagunas, senderos para observación de la naturaleza y con una vista especta...

Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs

Parque Nacional Volcán Arenal, La Fortuna, Arenal and surrondings, 21007, Costa Rica

The massive Arenal Volcano is the most famous in Costa Rica and up until recently wasone of the most active. A wide range of activities are available in the area for active travelers and natu...

Catarata Río Celeste

Guatuso, Alajuela, Río Celeste, 21503, Costa Rica

Situated at one of the main entrances to Tenorio Volcano National Park (Guatuso Sector), we’re the perfect place to enjoy Rio Celeste and its beautiful waterfa...

Catarata Ecolodge

La Fortuna, San Carlos, Arenal and surrondings, 21007, Costa Rica

You will find the Catarata Ecolodge in the foothills of the Arenal Volcano, far from the hectic city life and tourist traps, surrounded by the rich landscape o...

The Hike of The King

Rio Savegre, San Gerardo de Dota, Los Santos and San Gerardo de Dota, 11701, Costa Rica

Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica

THE HIKE OF THE KING A unique and challenging hike is the “Route of the King” along the Savegre River, following trails surrounded cloud forest and rainforest (6 days/5 nights)

Heliconias Lodge & Rainforest

Volcán Tenorio, Alajuela, Río Celeste, 21304, Costa Rica

Between Tenorio and Miravalles Volcanoes, in the Helicones Rural Lodge (10 rooms) you’ll have the chance to explore the forest canopy across hanging bridges, through environmentally sustainab...

Celeste Mountain Lodge

Bijagua, Alajuela, Río Celeste, 21304, Costa Rica

Plácidamente asentado en la cima de la montaña, rodeado de reservas privadas de bosque primario y muy cerca del Parque Nacional Volcán Tenorio. Celeste ...

Chilamate Rainforest Eco-Retreat

Puerto Viejo, Sarapiquí, Heredia, Sarapiquí, 41001, Costa Rica

Chilamate Rainforest es un proyecto familiar dedicado a la conservación del bosque lluvioso y el ecoturismo. Cuenta con gran variedad de senderos y tours a fincas locales. Forma parte de la R...

Juanilama Reserve & Agro-ecological Community

Juanilama, Pocosol, San Carlos, Arenal y alrededores, 21013, Costa Rica

On the road to La Fortuna and Caño Negro, you will discover the picturesque Juanilama Reserve and Agro-ecological Community - a village of friendly people who protect the 4...

Terra Viva Farm Stay Lodge

Santa Elena, Puntarenas, Monteverde, 60109, Costa Rica

Terra Viva is a private property in the heart of Monteverde. The Costa Rican family that owns the property maintains 70% of the property as cloud forest reserv...

Hotel Los Cipreses

Santa Elena, Puntarenas, Monteverde, 60109, Costa Rica

In Monteverde, the Camacho Zamora family invites you to stay in their 30-room hotel that, among other things, features terraces with panoramic vistas. Certific...

Silencio del Campo

La Fortuna, San Carlos, Arenal y alrededores, 21007, Costa Rica

Hotel Silencio del Campo is place of beauty. Each of the 20 villas were constructed with exquisite detail. The hotel offers private hot springs with bar servic...

Fonda Vela

Monteverde, Puntarenas, Monteverde, 60109, Costa Rica

A privileged location in the famous cloud forest of Monteverde near the Pacific Ocean, along with a refreshing climate, make this 40-room hotel a favorite amo...

Central Pacific

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Hotel Casitas Eclipse

Playa Manuel Antonio, Puntarenas, Manuel Antonio, 60601, Costa Rica

Located on a hill just 2 km from the Manuel Antonio beach where guests can relax and sunbathe on white sands, Casitas Eclipse offers guests 30 elegant Mediterr...

Hotel Los Almendros

Playa Espadilla, Puntarenas, Manuel Antonio, 60601, Costa Rica

We are located very near Playa Espadilla and the National Park entrance. We are a friendly, family-owned hotel where you will experience the stark contrast of ...

Costa Rica's Romantic Side

San Ramón, Quepos, Manuel Antonio, Península de Osa, Territorio Indígena Bribri, San Gerardo de Dota, Volcán Irazú, San Jose, 10101, Costa Rica

This truly exceptional side Costa Rica is perfect for your Honeymoon! You will explore the southern region of the country by rental car with lots of time to yourselves and a variety of different activities! You will be staying in selected hotels and lodges with extra comfort and charm as well as in two more simple but rustic and cozy lodges in the countryside. Spoil yourselves!

Hotel Playa Espadilla

Playa Espadilla, Puntarenas, Manuel Antonio, 60601, Costa Rica

Hotel Playa Espadilla has earned the prestigious “Certification for Sustainable Tourism”. Its’ 15 rooms are designed for guest comfort. The Costa Rican owners ...

Hotel Arenas del Mar

Playa Manuel Antonio, Puntarenas, Manuel Antonio, 60601, Costa Rica

An extraordinary hotel on the shores of Manuel Antonio beach. This incomparable 38-room hotel is designed and constructed with an ambitious combi...

Si Como No Resort, Spa and Wildlife Refuge

Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, Puntarenas, Manuel Antonio, 60601, Costa Rica

At Si Como No you will encounter a perfect blend of design and comfort in each of the 57 rooms, putting you in touch with the tropical rainforest of Manuel Ant...

Green Footprints Monteverde

Monteverde, Puntarenas, Monteverde, 60109, Costa Rica

Monteverde is a region where nature, culture and livelihoods merge as anywhere else. Walk the route that will take you to get to know the past and ...

Hotel Villa Bosque

Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, Puntarenas, Manuel Antonio, 60601, Costa Rica

Villa Bosque Hotel is a small hotel next to Manuel Antonio National Park, where you can thoroughly relax and take time for yourself. It’s the ideal starting po...

Responsible Craft Fishing

Tarcoles, Jaco, Manuel Antonio, 719-1260, Costa Rica

Dare to undergo a unique experience side by side with CoopeTarcoles R.L.’s artisan fishermen and fisherwomen...

One Day Tour: Suspended Bridge & Los Campesinos Waterfall

Londres, Aguirre, Paque Nacional Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, 719-1260, Costa Rica

One day in Los Campesinos Reserve is an experience that will take you to Quebrada Arroyo town, just one hour from the famous Manuel Antonio National Park. You will walk through a rainforest to a lookout point, cross a canyon in a cable car and swim into a spectaculars natural pools.

Los Campesinos in the Central Pacific – 5D/4N

Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, Puntarenas, Manuel Antonio, 60601, Costa Rica

The conservation area of Los Campesinos is a hidden gem in the Central Pacific. Enjoy the peace and isolation in this untouched corner of Costa Rica. Experience the adventure of hanging bridg...

Los Campesinos Rural Lodge

Londres, Puntarenas, Manuel Antonio, 60601, Costa Rica

The people of the village of Quebrada Arroyo are the guardians of the Los Campesinos Reserve, situated in the Savegre River basin. Here you can cross the longe..

Guanacaste

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Hacienda Guachipelín

Liberia, Guanacaste, Rincón de la Vieja, 50101, Costa Rica

Hacienda Guachipelin is is a working farm located on the slopes of the Rincon de la Vieja volcano, offering adventure activities and the ability to experience ...

Rural Lodge Curubanda

Corredor Biológico Rincón Cacao, Guanacaste, Rincón de la Vieja, 51001, Costa Rica

The rural lodge Curubanda is a tropical oasis located between the Rincón de la Vieja y Cacao volcanoes. Here you´ll find a working cattle farm that combines ag...

Capitán Suizo

Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Guanacaste, 50309, Costa Rica

Hotel Capitán Suizo is located in Playa Tamarindo, one of the most beautiful beaches of the Pacific coast. It is set in a warm family atmosphere, surrounded by...

Rincón de La Vieja Lodge

Área de Conservación Guanacaste, Guanacaste, Rincón de la Vieja, 50101, Costa Rica

Rincón de La Vieja Lodge is the closest hotel to Rincon de la Vieja National Park. The property is wooded with picturesque pathways leading to natural hot spri...

El Pequeño Gecko Verde

Sámara, Sámara, Guanacaste, 50205, Costa Rica

En El Pequeño Gecko Verde, ubicado en Sámara, podrá descansar rodeado de un bosque tropical. Se ubica solo a 1,5 km de Samara y a unos pocos pasos de una playa secreta. El área ofrece un ambi...

Karen Mogensen and Samara Beach

Peninsula de Nicoya, Guanacaste, Gulf and Peninsula of Nicoya, 50201, Costa Rica

Karen Mogensen Reserve and Conservation Area in the Nicoya Peninsula is an impressive site of 900 hectares of forest with an immense variety of flora and fauna considered to be one of the ric...

Trekking through the Valley of Silence 3D/2N

Parque Internacional La Amistad, Talamanca, La Amistad International Park, 70401, Costa Rica

Hiking adventure on the Valle del Silencio trail! The hike takes us through La Amistad International Park, a UNESCO cultural and natural world heritage site. Activities: hiking a...

Las Olas Cabins

Playa Avellana (carretera 152), Playa Avellana, Guanacaste, 50309, Costa Rica

Las Olas cabins is located in Playa Avellanas - one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica, which is also famous for surfing. It is a beautiful hotel comprised of 10 ...

Peninsula & Is.

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Surf Lessons

Mar Caribe, Limón, Cahuita, Puerto Viejo, 70403, Costa Rica

Go try and catch a wave in the Caribbean sea. The famous waves of this area are born further away, after the coral reef, in one of the most diverse marine areas in the world. Des...

La Ensenada Lodge

Abangaritos, Puntarenas, Gulf and Peninsula of Nicoya, 60101, Costa Rica

The Ensenada Lodge is the ideal place for nature lovers. Perfect for birdwatching, horse riding, mangrove tours and crocodile watching, with amazing views of N...

Hotel Sano Banano

Montezuma, Puntarenas, Gulf and Peninsula of Nicoya, 60111, Costa Rica

Hotel Sano Banano is located in Montezuma, in the Pacific ocean. It disposes of a restaurant, internet access and several small rooms. From the hotel you can g...

Cerro Escondido Rural Lodge

Refugio de Vida Silvestre Karen Mogensen, Puntarenas, Gulf and Peninsula of Nicoya, 60101, Costa Rica

Cerro Escondido is located in the heart of the Karen Mogensen wildlife refuge. A place where you will find contact with nature, comfort, and the ticos' (Costa ...

Isla Chira Rural Lodge

Isla Chira, Puntarenas, Gulf and Peninsula of Nicoya, 60113, Costa Rica

On Chira island you will discover the traditionnal fishing culture and meet a brave groupe of women sharing the island's stories. You will visit the impressive...

H y B Cabinas

Tambor, Puntarenas, Gulf and Peninsula of Nicoya, 60504, Costa Rica

H&B Cabins and Restaurant is a place where you can relax and enjoy your holidays, in a natural environment close to Tambor's beach. ...