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Pacuare Lodge

Pacuare Lodge, Turrialba, Costa Rica

Pacuare Lodge is tucked away in a steep river gorge, deep in the rainforest-covered Talamanca Mountains, on the banks of one of Costa Rica's best whitewater rivers; the Pacuare.

The lodge is unique; designed to blend in with the surrounding environment, with the main palm-thatched lodge overlooking the river, boasting solid teak floors and candlelit by night. The bungalows and suites offer simplistic luxury; with hardwood flooring and spacious bathrooms. The larger River View cabins have a private veranda, king sized beds with Egyptian cotton sheets and a balcony; while the Linda Vista suites and secluded Canopy Honeymoon Suite are incredibly spacious; with private plunge pools and decks with hammocks. The Canopy Honeymoon Suite even has a hanging bridge leading to an observation platform. Hot water is provided by solar power, so be prepared for a slight delay, and at night the cabins (like the main lodge) are all lit by candles.

During your stay, you can choose to partake in two on-site activities a day that are included in the package such as hikes, canyoning or visiting local indigenous communities to name a couple. There is also an open air restaurant on site where you can enjoy excellent meals while taking in the sights and sounds of the forest and river.

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