Located in one of the most biologically diverse areas in all of Costa Rica, Chachagua Rain Forest merges inside the privately owned and maintained rain forest of Chachagua. The this hotel is part of a large protected area.
Chachagua Rain Forest Hotel is surrounded by trails where the visitor can appreciate the great variety of species of birds such as the blue-gray tanager, the passerinii, red-legged honey-creeper, white-crowned flycatcher, these among other one hundred species. Among the mammals of the area, you can find the northern raccoon, the white nosed coati, the howler monkey and larger species such as the ocelot, the jaguar and two species of sloths.
Chachagua Rain Forest Hotel is more than just a eco-hotel. Certainly the plants and animals that can be encountered along the forest trails will thrill even the most ardent nature lover. Part of the property is still maintained as a working ranch and visitors will be able to see a variety of fruits and vegetables such as pineapple, papaya, manioc, squashes, and black beans growing right on the farm. Beef, poultry, eggs, milk, and cheese are all also produced on the ranch. You can also enjoy various activities such as bird watching, horseback riding, a wonderful Costa Rica rain forest tour through this hotel's amazing green trails, and much more.
Beautiful pool at Chachagua Rainforest Lodge
Each comfortable and tastefully appointed bungalow has private hot water shower, ceiling fan, and porch area for relaxed nature viewing.
For the traveler who wishes to avoid a lot of packing and unpacking, Chachagua Resort Hotel is a wonderful base of operations for seeing the many fascinating attractions of the San Carlos region which include the majestic Arenal Volcano, the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge, the Venado Caverns, freshwater fishing and windsurfing on Lake Arenal, white water rafting on the Peñas Blancas River, and the therapeutic benefits of various hot springs in the area.
Restaurant and Other Information
The restaurant at Chachagua Rain Forest Hotel serves international and typical food and also has a bar. The Hacienda Bosques de Chachagua is ideal for big lunches or dinners with a capacity of 60 people in the restaurant.
This property is just 2 hours and a half from San José, and only 20 minutes from La Fortuna town ( Arenal) and 30 minutes from the Arenal Volcano. This magic farm of 182 acres of virgin tropical private rainforest has a swimming pool, butterfly garden, hiking tours, horseback riding, birdwatching (more than 103 species of birds), dairy – maid room, wide beautiful gardens, and coming soon - a spa surrounded by two rivers. We also offer a conference center room for 70 people, with the option to request audio services for groups.
We welcome you to Chachagua Rain Forest Hotel!