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Central Valley - Turrialba
Pacuare Lodge

Tucked away deep in the heart of the rainforest, Pacuare Lodge combines the privacy of an luxury eco-retreat and an array of outdoor adventures. The resort lies on the banks of the Pacuare River, in a private 840 acres rainforest reserve, home to numerous species. Getting there is part of the magical experience; as it takes a half-day rafting ride down the Pacuare River, recognized as one the best rivers in the world. The river flows through dense rainforests, narrow canyons, and by crystalline waterfalls. Pacuare Lodge was designed to blend majestically with its verdant surroundings and to minimize its impact on nature. It´s thatched roof bungalows offer an experience that is rustic yet luxury, blending the remoteness of the breathtaking setting with utter comforts and style. Inside each thatched roof bungalow there are airy spaces, wood flooring, and soft linen on curtained beds. Magnificent decks for enjoy how nature view and suites are attached each other to provide a serene and reflective space to watch the secrets of the forest unfold.



Rooms

Each bungalow-suite stands independently, to ensure complete privacy while optimizing the infinite green views. Inside each thatched roof bungalow there are airy spaces, hard wood flooring, and soft linen. All suites include a charming private veranda with hammocks and rattan furniture. An en-suite bathroom promises the luxury of a deep, warm bath either indoors or al fresco. For the ultimate in eco-luxury, the signature honeymoon suites have a spring-fed plunge pool.

 

Bungalow-suites feature: Private decks with a 360º view of the jungle king-size bed, upscale bathroom with indoor and outdoor showers, 300-thread egyptian cotton linens, deluxe mattress, hypo allergenic pillows, bathrobes, mini bar and room safe.



Food

Pacuare lodge takes top honors for its innovative Costa Rica-fusion cuisine. From fresh seafood to chicken curry with basmati rice, every meal promises to delight.We recommend the romantic dinner by the riverbank, where guests can enjoy of an exquisite candle-lit meal under the stars, with a small fire crackling nearby and the soothing sounds of flowing water behind.



Features

Two history main building with dining area and open-air lounge on the second floor, all-inclusive dining and optional tours available on-property: canopy tour, hiking tours, horseback-riding tours, bird-watching and others.

 

The host provides: Transportation from and to San José, Bilingual guide, Pacuare River rafting tours, Daily homemade breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Soft drink, coffee and tea



Tours & Activities

The Pacuare Canopy Adventure Tour  This is an experience like no other! The tour runs along a series of transverse cables where guest will glide over the rainforest. It starts with a safety orientation, and a demonstration of all the safety guidelines. Action begins with a 20-minute walk through Pacuare's tropical rainforest up to the first platform. Guests will admire magnificent scenes of the untamed lands that surround the eco lodge. It is a haven for bird watchers and nature seekers that offers a magnificent glimpse of Costa Rica's biological diversity. Guests will enjoy a ride full of adrenaline highs and dramatic views of the rainforest's canopy. They will experience the great adventure of rappelling down from the treetops and sliding along cables from tree to tree. The Cabecar Indian-Reserve Tour The Talamanca Mountains are home to the Cabecar Indians, one of the largest indigenous communities of Costa Rica. The Cabecars retain most of their traditions and beliefs. This experience is a great opportunity to visit the Cabecar Indians hiking through wonderful grounds that have been owned by them since the dawn of time. Guests will meet a "Zutkia" (shaman), and learn about his natural remedies and his multifaceted role as priest, magician, and healer. The Zutkia speaks Spanish and Cabecar, his native tongue; therefore, the expert guide will translate during the exchange. They will also gather with Cabecar families. A percentage of the income from the tour is given to the Cabecar families or invested in sustainable projects in their community. Bird Watching Tour Guests will start the tour enjoying an aromatic cup of Costa Rican coffee, while feeling the mystic morning dewdrops. Action begins with a short session of stretching and relaxation exercises. A knowledgeable naturalist guide will lead guests through wonderful forest trails where they will be able to see a variety of rare bird species and indigenous flora and fauna. Guests will listen to the fascinating tunes of the Montezuma Oropendula bird, which nests in the tree tops, and they will spot an extraordinary variety of exotic bird species like the Sun Bittern, Red-throated Ant-Tanager, Black-cheeked Woodpecker, and a variety of colorful toucans. The guide carries a telescope and binoculars.   Horseback Riding Tour To start the tour guests will cross the Pacuare River in a picturesque gondola—an experience unto itself! On the other side of the river, they will ride their horses helped by a local horseman. A guide will lead the group along a shady path with beautiful views of the Pacuare River and the protected forest. The first part of the ride they will climb up to point from which they can view the tiny community of Bajo del Tigre. They will make a stop on the way at a refreshing waterfall, where they will be able to enjoy a revitalizing plunge. They will continue through secondary forests and fields until arriving at this small community    

Dates Room Meals Rates
      Sgl Dbl Tpl
From: 16 AUG 19 To: 18 DEC 19
3/2 Garden Suite

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$1303 $985 $985
3/2 Linda Vista Villa or Canopy Suite

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$1684 $1254 $1254
3/2 River View Suites

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$1484 $1118 $1118
3/2 Villa Jaguar

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N/A $1468 $1468
4/3 Garden Suite

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$1673 $1256 $1256
4/3 Linda Vista Villa or Canopy Suite

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$2270 $1679 $1679
4/3 River View Suites

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$1909 $1430 $1430
4/3 Villa Jaguar

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N/A $1969 $1969
From: 19 DEC 19 To: 08 JAN 20
3/2 Garden Suite

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N/A $1253 $1253
3/2 Linda Vista Villa or Canopy Suite

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N/A $1742 $1742
3/2 River View Suites

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N/A $1484 $1484
3/2 Villa Jaguar

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N/A $2124 $2124
4/3 Garden Suite

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N/A $1611 $1611
4/3 Linda Vista Villa or Canopy Suite

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N/A $2338 $2338
4/3 River View Suites

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N/A $1913 $1913
4/3 Villa Jaguar

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N/A $2805 $2805
From: 09 JAN 20 To: 30 APR 20
Garden Suite (Nightly rate)***

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$764 $1172 $1758
Linda Vista or Canopy Villa (Nightly rate)***

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$1030 $1554 $2140
River View Suite (Nightly rate)***

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$885 $1350 $1936
Villa Jaguar (Nightly rate)***

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N/A $1806 $2481
From: 01 MAY 20 To: 30 JUN 20
Garden Suite (Nightly rate)***

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$692 $1066 $1599
Linda Vista or Canopy Villa (Nightly rate)***

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$882 $1334 $1867
River View Suite (Nightly rate)***

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$782 $1198 $1731
Villa Jaguar (Nightly rate)***

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N/A $1548 $2147
From: 01 JUL 20 To: 15 AUG 20
Garden Suite (Nightly rate)***

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$784 $1198 $1797
Linda Vista or Canopy Villa (Nightly rate)***

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$1054 $1580 $2179
River View Suite (Nightly rate)***

FB

$906 $1374 $1973
Villa Jaguar (Nightly rate)***

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N/A $1834 $2521
From: 16 AUG 20 To: 19 DEC 20
Garden Suite (Nightly rate)***

FB

$709 $1088 $1632
Linda Vista or Canopy Villa (Nightly rate)***

FB

$900 $1354 $1898
River View Suite (Nightly rate)***

FB

$798 $1216 $1760
Villa Jaguar (Nightly rate)***

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N/A $1566 $2174
From: 20 DEC 20 To: 08 JAN 21
Garden Suite (Nightly rate)***

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N/A $1380 $2070
Linda Vista or Canopy Villa (Nightly rate)***

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N/A $1916 $2606
River View Suite (Nightly rate)***

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N/A $1632 $2322
Villa Jaguar (Nightly rate)***

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N/A $2336 $3152
From: 09 JAN 21 To: 30 APR 21
Canopy Villa (Nightly rate)***

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N/A $1896 $2495
Garden Suite (Nightly rate)***

FB

$784 $1198 $1797
Linda Vista (Nightly rate)***

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$1082 $1632 $2231
River View Suite (Nightly rate)***

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$906 $1374 $1973
Villa Jaguar (Nightly rate)***

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N/A $1896 $2495
From: 01 MAY 21 To: 30 JUN 21
Canopy Villa (Nightly rate)***

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N/A $1626 $2170
Garden Suite (Nightly rate)***

FB

$709 $1088 $1632
Linda Vista (Nightly rate)***

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$926 $1400 $1944
River View Suite (Nightly rate)***

FB

$798 $1216 $1760
Villa Jaguar (Nightly rate)***

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N/A $1626 $2170
From: 01 JUL 21 To: 15 AUG 21
Canopy Villa (Nightly rate)***

FB

N/A $1926 $2538
Garden Suite (Nightly rate)***

FB

$797 $1224 $1836
Linda Vista (Nightly rate)***

FB

$1107 $1660 $2272
River View Suite (Nightly rate)***

FB

$919 $1400 $2012
Villa Jaguar (Nightly rate)***

FB

N/A $1926 $2538
From: 16 AUG 21 To: 21 DEC 21
Canopy Villa (Nightly rate)***

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N/A $1644 $2201
Garden Suite (Nightly rate)***

FB

$722 $1114 $1671
Linda Vista (Nightly rate)***

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$945 $1422 $1979
River View Suite (Nightly rate)***

FB

$811 $1242 $1799
Villa Jaguar (Nightly rate)***

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N/A $1644 $2201
From: 22 DEC 21 To: 05 JAN 22
Canopy Villa (Nightly rate)***

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N/A $2452 $3309
Garden Suite (Nightly rate)***

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N/A $1450 $2175
Linda Vista (Nightly rate)***

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N/A $2012 $2737
River View Suite (Nightly rate)***

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N/A $1714 $2439
Villa Jaguar (Nightly rate)***

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N/A $2452 $3309

 

***The hotel has implemented a mandatory Conservation Fee of $25 per person per stay. This fee will be charged at the moment of booking.***

 

During holiday season (Dec 20,20 to Jan 08,21 & Dec 22,21 to Jan 05,22) The hotel requires a 20% non-refundable deposit at the moment of booking and the other 80% of payment must be done 90 days before the arrival date (non-refundable too).

 

 

Children’s policies:

Minimun age 7 years old. For children from 7 to 11 years have a special rate but and must be accompanied by two adults, otherwise they pay as an adult (please contact your sale agent). Children over 12 years old pay as adult.

 

Minimum of nights: 

All year around: 2 nights

 

Mandatory Dinners:

Dec 31 Dinner 2020: 

Adult=  $155 (older than 12 years)     

Children=  $115 (7 to 11 years old)

There isn't an extra charge for Dec 31st dinner on 2021

 

Maximum occupancy:

Garden Suite & River View Suite:  2 adults or 2 adults + 1 child

 

2020= Canopy Villa: 3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child. 

2021= Canopy Villa: 4 adults or 2 adults + 2 children

 

2020= Linda Vista Villa: 3 adults or 2 adults + 2 children

2021= Linda Vista Villa: 4 adults or 2 adults + 2 children (please ask for price for 4th pax) 

 

2020= Jaguar Villa: 4 adults or 2 adults + 3 children  (please ask for price for 4th pax) 

2021= Jaguar Villa: 5 adults or 2 adults + 3 children  (please ask for price for 4th pax) 

 

Single occupancy in Holiday Season (Dec 20,20 to Jan 08,21 & Dec 22,21 to Jan 05,22) is not offered in any room.

 

Check-in: 12:30pm

Check-out: 09:30am

 

Additional information:

***Rates per night & Prices per room***

Nightly rate includes:

Transportation to and from San Jose* (Please add 2020= $62 and 2021= $64 per person for additional roundtrip transfer from/to hotels outside San Jose like Xandari, Finca Rosa Blanca, Bougainvillea, Alta), bilingual guide, typical breakfast on the route, entry and exit by the river, departure option by land (the client can be combined with the land and exit by the river or vice versa), accommodation, 3 daily meals, coffee service, tea and snacks every afternoon and selection of a maximum of 2 experiences per day.

*Please note that transportation to/from the lodge in under SIB  basis in regular schedules.  Private transportation is available for additional costs.

 

Rates do not include: mixed alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages, menu of specialty coffees (eg Espresso, Cappuccino, etc.), Spa services, special dinners and tours in the table above, laundry service, private transfers or private tours

 

Experiences Included*

-Entry and Exit by River** (12 years minimum)

-Pacuare Canopy Adventure (7 years minimum)

-Canyoning El Tesorito Creek (12 years minimum)

-Cabecar Indigenous Hike (12 years minimum)

-Ancient Trail & Hidden Waterfall Hike (12 years minimum)

-Early Morning Birdwatching (7 years minimum)

-Rural Experiencie (10 years minimum)

-Sustainability Tour (7 years minimum)

*The guest must book these activities directly at Pacuare Lodge according to the schedule of Tours established for each day of the week. The activities operate with a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 8.

**The price does not change if the client decides to enter and / or exit by land, or due to weather factors or physical conditions of the client that prevent him from rafting

 

Max luggage size allowed: 55 x 55 cm (22 x 22 inches)  A max of 3 pieces are accepted

In the case of combined rates (client arrives in low season and departs in high season) the valid rate will be the one the lodge specifies on their booking confirmation. 

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