This area attracts rafting enthusiasts from around the world.


Conveniently located between San Jose and the Caribbean Coast, this lively region is distinguished for its green rolling hills and fertile volcanic farmland. 

Turrialba´s rich volcanic soil is ideal for the growth of coffee, sugar cane, macadamia, and other crops. It is also famous for its cheese, manufacturing hand-sewn professional baseballs used in the World Series and for its open air fruit and vegetable markets with some of the best produce available in Costa Rica. 

At Turrialba visitors can find anything from a great plantation style hotel to a cozy and affordably priced lodge.

Aquiares Hacienda La Esperanza
La Esperanza is a century-old home which has served the Hacienda as the house where its owners stay and enjoy their farm surrounded by unprecedented natural beauty. Its wooden floo...
Casa Turire
Hotel Casa Turire is a small distinctive hotel which recalls the gracious charm of a colonial plantation home. It is settled in the heart of the verdant Turrialba agricultural regi...
Guayabo Lodge
Overlooking the Turrialba Valley, with the magnificent Turrialba Volcano in the background, you will find Guayabo Lodge. This beautiful, light and airy lodge is located 1500 meters...
Pacuare Lodge
Tucked away deep in the heart of the rainforest, Pacuare Lodge combines the privacy of an eco-retreat with earthy luxury and an array of outdoor adventures. The resort lies on the ...
Rancho Naturalista
Rancho Naturalista is among the finest in Central America. Over 450 species of birds have been recorded in the area. These birds may be sampled from this comfortable lodge famous f...
Rios Tropicales Lodge
At the Rios Tropicales Lodge you will be surrounded by the beauty and splendor of primary rainforest without having to sacrifice luxury or comfort. Sustainably built using reclaime...
Villa Florencia
Villa Florencia Hotel offers you the ideal place to rest in one of the most picturesque places of Turrialba Valley. The hotel is surrounded by sugarcane plantations and beautiful v...