Boutique Hotel Lagarta Lodge

    The Eco Lodge at the Pacific Ocean

    The boutique hotel Lagarta Lodge in Nosara, on the Nicoya peninsula, is beautifully situated, with two rivers, expansive sandy beaches, and woods along the Pacific shores of Costa Rica. The Eco-Lodge is situated next to an important nature reserve. You will have the perfect vacation experience in the naturally elegant ambiance of our hotel. Especially as sustainability and social responsibility are central to our concept.

    Since its re-launch in 2017, Lagarta Lodge has gained global recognition as one of Costa Rica's premier luxury hotel destinations. Voted as aone of the top resorts in Central America by global travelers in Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards 2023, you can currently find it as featured in National Geographic Traveller (UK) - Latin America Collection 2024 (read the report).


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    Thanks to the regional airport in Nosara the Hotel Lagarta Lodge is well connected to the international traffic routes. Costarican captial San José may be reached, inter alia, with direct flights from London, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Houston and Miami. The regional airline Sansa ensures the air transfer between San José and Nosara and between Liberia and Nosara.

    From the local airport Nosara we offer a free shuttle service to the Boutique Hotel Lagarta Lodge (and vice versa). Private land transfers from and to San José and Liberia airports can be booked through our website: Concierge Service

    Sansa (www.flysansa.com, phone +506-2290-4100, from USA +1-877-767-2672)
    Car Rental at San José Airport and Nosara:
    Adobe Rent a Car (www.adobecar.com, phone +506-2542-4800)
    National Rent a Car (www.nationalcar.com, phone +506-2682-0894)

    Boutique Hotel Lagarta Lodge


    Romantic moments

    Our Lagarta Lodge is one of a kind among hotels in Costa Rica. Situated on a bluff, the eco-lodge offers views of breathtaking sunsets, coasts, forests, and hills – not to mention the bordering nature reserve Reserva Biológica. Or why not enjoy the spectacular panorama from one of our infinity pools?

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    Pure Nature


    Pura vida

    Our lodge offers all you need to relax and recharge your mind and body. According to an WEF report, Costa Rica ist the happiest and the greenest country in the world. And in his work “The Blue Zones,” adventurer and author Dan Buettner notes that the Nicoya peninsula is one of the world’s five regions with the highest life expectancy.

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    Things to do


    Excursions and activities

    Lagarta Lodge offers yoga courses and is the perfect starting point for excursions to the neighboring nature reserve Reserva Biológica. Contracted partners offer a wide range of tours and activities (horse riding, water sports, Canopy etc.). Nearby you find marvelous beaches. Surfers will find ideal conditions at the Playa Guiones. And finally, guests can attend language courses at a local school.

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    Close by

    The regional airline Sansa arrives from the capital city of San José and from Liberia. The flights last about 30 minutes, and the drive from the capital to Nosara is just under five hours. (Four-wheel drive is recommended in the rainy season.) The international airport in Liberia can be reached in only two and a half hours by car.

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    Flora and fauna

    The eco-lodge is nestled at the top of the Cerro Lagarta ridge, which got its name from a kind of iguana. We invite you to enjoy the magnificent view of the entire coast. Or to delight in sighting the many native birds and plants on the lodge’s grounds.

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