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Located in:
Vara Blanca, Heredia
Starting at $250 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights

Feel like you're staying in the rainforest itself when you stay at Peace Lodge. Offering unique accommodations that make the most of their natural surroundings, as well as a wide range of luxury amenities, this hotel is the perfect spot to get back to nature and get comfortable.


Pool & Jacuzzi at Peace Lodge
Pool & Jacuzzi at Peace Lodge

An award-winning hotel, Peace Lodge is situated in the breathtaking La Paz Waterfall Gardens Nature Park. The hotel has been specifically designed to allow guests to get the most out of their time in the rainforest, with many of the rooms providing skylights, balconies and other amenities that complement the park.

After you check in, head down to the hotel's on-site, full-service spa. Ventana Verdes Spa provides individual and couples treatment rooms. Indulge in everything from a traditional deep-tissue massage to a hot stone massage, reflexology treatment or relaxing soak in the hot tub.

Would you like to get married in a lush tropical rainforest? Peace Lodge provides wedding accommodations. Wedding packages include a wedding coordinator, cake, wine, a bouquet, venue space and much more. It's the perfect option for people who want a small, private wedding without.

Of course, you can't stay at Peace Lodge without trying at least one of the on-site restaurants.

Vista Poás Restaurant - Providing intimate fine dining, this restaurant serves up Costa Rican flavors via grilled meat, chicken and seafood and homemade pasta, all of which you can pair with a fine wine. Vista Poás is open for dinner and by reservation only.

Tortillas Restaurant - Serving breakfast and lunch, Tortillas Restaurant is the perfect casual spot to bring the kids before your big day out. Dine on pancakes, eggs, French toast, fruit and a range of other traditional breakfast foods.

Colibries Restaurant - Colibries is the perfect choice when you can't decide what you want for lunch. This buffet-style restaurant offers pizza, pasta, and fries alongside traditional Costa Rican fare.

Big Trout Bar - Grab a midday meal at Bit Trout Bar while you exchange fishing stories or other adventures with other hotel guests. This alfresco lakeside grill can even prepare the fish you catch yourself.

Las Tucas Bar - Visit Las Tucas Bar to sip your favorite cocktail while you play backgammon or read your favorite book before dinner. Some menu items are available upon request.

La Terraza - Don't forget to try La Terraza when you're on the go but could use a quick snack. Located at the end of the waterfalls, the face proves coffee, pastries and other delicious treats.

A breakfast buffet is available each day as well, and room service is provided during limited hours. Other amenities at Peace Lodge include a 24-hour business center, an arcade, on-site hiking and biking, laundry facilities and so much more. It's easy to see why this hotel is award-winning.

Key Features

La Paz Waterfall Gardens at Peace Lodge
La Paz Waterfall Gardens at Peace Lodge
  • 3.5 Kilometers of Paved Hiking Trails
  • Hummingbird Garden with 24 species of hummingbirds
  • Butterfly Observatory
  • Serpentarium
  • Orchid Garden
  • Ranarium: Open Air Frog Exhibit
  • Casita de la Paz: Authentic Costa Rican Home
  • Trout Lake with Fishing
  • Aviary
  • Lagoon Pool & Jacuzzi
  • Massage Services
  • Wedding Services
Starting at $250 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights


Airport Transfers
Cable TV
Conference Center
Daily Maid Service
Family Friendly
Flat Screen TVs
Gift Shop
Hair Dryer
Handicapped Accessible
Hotel near Forest
Hotel near Volcano
Internet Available
Laundry Service
Packages Available
Refrigerator in Rooms
Restaurant On Site
Room Service
Smoke Free Rooms
Telephone in Room
Wi-Fi Internet
Yoga Center


The Peace Lodge and Waterfall Gardens, Costa Rica


Deluxe Room at Peace Lodge
Deluxe Room at Peace Lodge

Peace Lodge provides 18 smoke-free rooms and villas for its guests.

Standard Guest Room - This 650-square-foot room features a king size bed with a canopy and a large stone fireplace that is perfect for creating a romantic atmosphere or simply relaxing after a long day of adventures. Step onto the balcony to view Poás Volcano and the La Paz River Valley. The bathroom includes an oversized Jacuzzi tub and waterfall shower. Some rooms feature two full-size beds to accommodate more guests.

Deluxe Guest Room - Featuring one king canopy or two full-size beds, deluxe guest rooms make you feel like you are sleeping in the rainforest itself. These large spaces offer a Jacuzzi tub in the garden complete with a seven-foot waterfall. An enclosed garden shower is also available. The large skylight, indoor landscaping and the balcony with a hammock just add to the beauty.

Monarch Villa - At 1,200 square feet, Monarch Villa is the perfect space for families, groups of friends or people who just prefer space to roam. A master bedroom features a king canopy bed and gas fireplace with an ensuite bathroom that includes a fireplace, waterfall shower and Jacuzzi tub. A second-floor loft provides an additional queen bed and single bed with full bathroom. A full living space and kitchenette complete with refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker complete this space, which overlooks the La Paz River Valley.

Villa Lago - The newest addition to the lodge, Villa Lago is the perfect space for large families or groups. The living room, dining area and full kitchen provides plenty of space to relax and prepare meals while the master bedroom offers a comfortable and private oasis. An additional bedroom provides two single beds. Both bathrooms feature Jacuzzi tubs. Other amenities include LCD TVs, surround sound, a minibar and a washer and dryer, among others.

Starting at $250 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights


Poás Volcano and Doka Coffee Plantation - This one-day excursion leaves at 8:30 a.m. each morning and takes you gorgeous blue sulfur pools and other natural formations before leading you to the coffee plantation. At the plantation, you'll learn how the coffee is grown and picked before being turned into your favorite morning beverage. You may even get to pick a few beans yourself.

Hacienda Pozo Azul Rafting - If you're an adventurist, this excursion is for you. Ride 45 minutes to Hacienda Pozo Azul before taking your trip to horseback. After an hour-long ride, you'll spend nearly three hours rafting before being provided lunch along the Sarapiqui River.

Night Out With the Frogs - This tour is perfect for someone who loves getting up close and personal with nature. View leaf and tree frogs in their natural habitats. Reservations are required.

Tours Offered

ATV Riding
Bird Watching
Butterfly Farm
Canopy Tours / Zip Line
Family Friendly Tours
Horseback Riding
Mountain Biking
National Park / Reserve Tours
Night Hikes
White Water Kayaking
White Water Rafting
White Water Tubing
Wildlife Viewing


Prices Starting at $250 (USD) / night
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Location & Map

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Peace Lodge is located at La Paz Waterfall Gardens 20 minutes from Poás Volcano
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