This attractive, eco-friendly complex of wood lodges is set on Playa Chiquita Beach in Costa Rica’s Gandoca-Manzanillo Nature Reserve. It features pretty tropical gardens, a 1 km stretch of private beach and free Wi-Fi.
Playa Chiquita Lodge,’s bright cabins feature artwork from local artists, verandas furnished with hammocks and garden views. They include 2 double beds, ceiling fans, screened windows and a fridge. The private bathrooms have showers with solar panel heaters.
A buffet breakfast is served daily at Chiquita Lodge, featuring organic breads and exotic fruits and the Salsa Brava Restaurant serves traditional Caribbean cuisine.
The lodge offers a cookery school and organizes excursions, such as cocoa trails and visits to the Cocoa Museum in San Jose.
The hotel is located 5 km south of Puerto Viejo. It is 4.5 hours' drive from Juan Santamaria International Airport.