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Hotel Description

Discover an extraordinary destination where rich, tropical rainforest surrenders to the serene shoreline. Emerging out of the lush jungle and overlooking the tranquil turquoise and emerald waters of the Golfo Dulce is Playa Cativo Lodge – an intimate haven harmonious with its spectacular surroundings. Elegant accommodations, world-class amenities and a variety of activities offer a blissful balance between relaxation and adventure. Enjoy a one-of-a-kind opportunity to escape the everyday, encounter incredible wildlife and indulge in an exotic eco-luxury experience like no other.


Location: Playa Cativo is a boutique eco-luxury lodge located on the unspoiled shores of the Golfo Dulce along the Osa Peninsula in southern Costa Rica. This remarkable region is described as “the most biologically intense place on earth” by National Geographic, and is a highly-desired destination for those seeking to venture off the beaten path and discover flourishing flora and fauna unlike anywhere else in the world.


An exclusive and enchanted environment: Playa Cativo Lodge is located on a 1000-acre Private Reserve preserve embraced by thriving rainforest, rocky ridgetops and a mile of breathtaking beachfront. The property is accessible exclusively to Playa Cativo guests and is reachable solely by boat. Guests are transferred to our awe-inspiring abode via a scenic boat ride from their local town of arrival to the property´s secluded beach, where our staff eagerly awaits to welcome visitors to our world of wonder.


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