Hidden among lush tropical gardens sits Corcovado Wilderness Lodge bordering Corcovado National Park, it is one of the most sustainable eco-lodges in the Osa Peninsula. Accessible only by boat, this lodge offers an in-depth rainforest experience. Corcovado offers the optimal ecotourism experience. They have a commitment to protecting the environment and the local community while educating travelers about these topics.
This 170-acre property demonstrates all the Costa Rican Pacific coast has to offer. Birding, snorkeling, and horseback riding are perfect for animal lovers. Start an adventure by going sportfishing, going on a forest expedition, or scuba diving. Enjoy the surrounding nature by hiking, touring the mangroves, or going on a night tour of the rainforest. There is no shortage of outdoor activities here.
A 90-minute boat ride from Sierpe, Corcovado Wilderness Lodge offers all the amenities of a traditional hotel but is set within the untouched nature of Costa Rica. With 14 bungalows, 2 pools, a restaurant, and a bar, guests can sprawl out and relax at the end of an exciting day in Costa Rica.
The Casa Corcovado story begins in 1974 when American Steven Lill (pictured above) visited Costa Rica. He was in paradise, and he knew that with a little renovation, he could create an unbeatable jungle lodge experience. Once Lill bought this property, he set out to build his hotel on the clearing on a hill above the sea.
The clearing was initially a cattle ranch, and after trying his hand at farming, Lill reverted to his original plan for restoring the wildlife around his resort. The property is a nature reserve, and with the help of locals, they are able to diminish the impacts of logging, hunting, and gold mining in the area.
Lill’s original vision of a swimming pool in the jungle can be seen today. There is no sacrifice of comfort at Corcovado Wilderness Lodge, even though Lill built the lodge by disturbing as little of the jungle as possible. The lodge donates funds to the Corcovado Foundation, which works to protect and sustain the green initiatives in the National Park and the neighboring communities.
Corcovado Wilderness Lodge offers cold beer and a nice shower at the end of a long hike or a day on the ocean. Winning countless awards for excellence, it is the paradise Lill imagined it could be. With endless activities, charming amenities, and the surrounding natural area, it is the epitome of an eco-lodge in Costa Rica. Read more about them here.
Lowest impact construction and operation
Highest level of energy efficiency
Pioneer in waste management
Using organic and chemical-free products
Actively protects nature and community
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