Where to Sleep & Eat in Sierpe River?

Where to Sleep & Eat in Sierpe River?

Hotel Margarita Ph (506) 2786-7574. Located in the center of Sierpe on the west side of the plaza. There are five rooms with shared bathrooms 5 US$ per person, double with bathroom 13 US$.

Hotel Oleaje Sereno Ph (506) 2786-7580, fax (506) 2786-7111. E-mail: oleajesereno@racsa.co.cr. Located 100 meters from the park. Single/ double 30/ 45 US$, there is a restaurant and 10 rooms, with air conditioning and a private bathroom with hot water. With Cable TV, parking, laundry and Internet. With fishing tours on a 32 foot boat, 600 US$ a day. A tour to the Sierpe river 25 US$ an hour, through the mangroves.

Ester Azul Lodge Ph (506) 2786-7422. E-mail:esteroazul@hotmail.com www.samplecostarica.com.  It is located 2km from the village of Sierpe on the river. Rooms are 80 US$ per person. There are six wooden cabins with a ceiling fan, wooden floor and private bathroom with hot water.

Eco Manglares Sierpe Lodge Ph (506) 2786-7414, fax (506) 2786-7441. E-mail:ciprotur@racsa.co.cr. Single/ double 41/ 53 US$, extra person 12 US$. It is a small and isolated place close to the river bank of the Rio Azul. Located on the other side of the river, you will need to pass over a suspended bridge. Offering 10 single rustic cabins, each one with hot water and fan, surrounded by beautiful gardens and footpaths.

Bar /Restaurant Las Vegas Ph (506) 2786-6682. The owner Jorge Uribe, is an excellent contact to have in this area, he coordinates and knows all of the hotels that can be found in this area, also offering a tour service to the mangroves, Caño island and the Corcovado National Park, internet service for 4 US$ an hour, international food with a menu of 35 exclusive dishes.

Mapache Lodge Ph (506) 2786-6565. Located 30 minutes by boat from Sierpe. Single/ double  45/ 80 US$, cabins 60/ 110 US$, including three meals. Organizes adventure tours, kayaking and horseback excursions. It has a swimming pool, sports equipment and an observation tower.

Sábalo Lodge Ph (506) 2770-1457, fax (506) 2771-5586. E-mail: info@sabalolodge.com www.sabalolodge.com. Rooms 60 US$ per person. It is a small, rustic, ecological lodge with solar power, the owners are Wilbure and Nidia. There is a capacity for eight people in the private rooms with mosquito nets and shared bathrooms.

Río Sierpe Lodge Ph (506) 2253-2412, Tel/fax (506) 2225-8531, office en San José. E-mail: info@riosierpelodge.com. Located some 4km from the ocean and south of Violín Island. Single/ double 80/ 130 US$. There are 14 rooms with a private bathroom with hot water heated by solar power; six have two floors.