Where to Sleep & Eat in Cabo Matapalo?

Where to Sleep & Eat in Cabo Matapalo?

Casa Bambú Ph (512) 263-1650, fax (512) 263-7553, en USA. E-mail: casabambu@earthlink.net. Located 100 meters from the beach. Double 115 US$; 45 US$ oer extra person. It is a rustic wooden house with two floors, each one with three bedrooms with a double bed, bathroom, cooker, dining room and fan.  

Encanta La Vida Ph/fax (506) 2735-5678; en USA Tel (805) 969-4270, fax (805) 969-0238. E-mail: info@encantalavida.com www.encantalavida.com. Rooms with three meals included 75/ 87 US$ per person. It is a two and a half floor house, on the upper floor there is a tower viewpoint, with four rooms, two with private bathrooms, they have kayaks and surfboards for hire for 15 US$ per person for guests.

Hacienda Bahía Esmeralda. E-mail: pandulce@racsa.co.cr. Rooms 135 US$ per person, three meals included. There are two rooms within the main building and three furnished cabins, all with private bathrooms and fans.

El Remanso Ph (506) 2735-5440. E-mail: osanatur@racsa.co.cr. In Montaña de Piro half way between Puerto Jiménez and the Corcovado National Park. Prices 90/ 125 US$ per person, meals included. Have breakfast in a 40ft high tree. Its’ 52 hectares are surrounded by primary forest and wildlife. The cabins have a private bathroom with hot water, double bed and single bed, and electricity that comes from a mini hydroelectricity center, hammocks, and a magnificent view of the sea and the forest.

Ojo del Mar Ph (506) 2735-5440. E-mail: osanatur@racsa.co.cr.  In Montaña de Piro half way between Puerto Jiménez. Price 35/ 60 US$ per person, breakfast included. It is an ecolodge with elevated rustic cabins hidden amongst tropical gardens, each with a bathroom, right next to the beach and next to the picturesque river mouth. You can see monkeys, parrot’s and toucans. Yoga and massage service.

Osa Vida Ph (506) 2735-5440. E-mail: osanatur@racsa.co.cr. Serving international food and traditional dishes. Prices 20 US$ without food and 50 US$ for three meals per person. It is a camping area 200 meters away from the beach. Organizing surfing, kayaking, fishing snorkeling, scuba diving, bird watching, mountain climbing and horse back rides.  

Rió Nuevo Tent Camp Ph (506) 2735-5440. E-mail: osanatur@racsa.co.cr. Price 17/ 43 US$ per person, transportation included, depending on the tariff meals are included. The tents are erected on wooden platforms, with room for two people and bathrooms.

Lapa Río Ph (506) 2735-5130, fax (506) 2735-5179. E-mail: info@laparios.com www.laparios.com. Price per person 125 US$. The main building and the houses are built on different levels, connected by footpaths and stairs. It is located 350 meters above sea level. All of the cabins have palm roofs and sea views, as well views of the rainforest that surrounds it. Each room has a terrace and small private garden and a private bathroom outside. The inside bathrooms are lined with ceramic tiles and have two wash hand basins inserted into Cristóbal wood, which compliments the color of the polished floors. Two double beds are covered with mosquito nets.

Bosque del Cabo Ph/fax (506) 2735-5206. E-mail: phil@bosquedelcabo.com www.bosquedelcabo.com. Located  to the south crossing over Matapalo, there are virgin forests, cattle ranches and ocean views. Standard Single/ double/ triple/ quadruple/ children 185/ 140/ 115/ 105/ 55 US$, luxury 195/ 155/ 130/ 115/ 55  US$ three meals included, white house with 2 bedrooms day/ week 260/ 1.600 US$,  Miramar house with 3 rooms 350/ 2.100 US$ meals not included.