Tree camp in the Costa Rica rainforest

Golfito, Costa RicaPart of the Airbnb Adventures collection

Adventure hosted by Javi

  1. 2 days
  2. Hosted in English

What you'll do

Ready to get the best views of your life? We hope you don't mind climibing to get there. Witness panoramic vistas of southwestern Costa Rica from atop a treetop campsite.

We'll hike through a private rainsforest reserve to the campsite, followed by the activity of your choice, like tree-climbing or exploring the surrounding rainforest.

After a night spent swinging from a tent supended amid the trees, we'll hike to nearby lookout point and enjoy a traditional Costa Rican breakfast.
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What's included

  • Accommodations
    1 night in a camping tent
  • Food
    1 breakfast, 1 dinner
  • Equipment
    Sports equipment, outdoor gear

Your itinerary

  • Day 1

    Rainforest tree-climbing and camping
    Hike though a private rainforest reserve to our treetop campsite and enjoy the views.
  • Day 2

    Rainforest hiking
    Enjoy a short hike to a lookout point, followed by breakfast and check-out.

Meet your Host, Javi

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • 2 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I have been an outdoor educator since 1992 and it has become my passion. I am the founder and owner of one of the largest outdoor education companies in Costa Rica, where we offer canyoning, sea kayaking, multi-day jungle expeditions, tree camping, and climbing adventures. My other passion is to share how amazing one feels when sleeping up in a tree with breathtaking views right out of your tent's windows. This is something that you must try, at least one time in your life.
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Where you'll be

We'll meet at the entrance to a private rainforest reserve in Golfito, and follow a trail together through the forest to the treetop campsite.

2 reviews

February 2020
We cannot thank Javier and Fernando and their family enough for this wonderful, one of a kind experience. Coming to Costa Rica for 10 days, we wanted to see as much of the beautiful country as we could and when we saw this experience, we knew we had to include it in our visit. There hadn't been a date within our trip available, but I reached out to Javi and he graciously accommodated and made one available to us. Javi was awesome with communication and updates the day of. When we arrived, he gave us some background on the area, encouraged us to check out the town of Golfito, let us know where to park, and gave us a guided tour up through the rainforest to our tent and campsite that he personally set up earlier the same day. We had time to enjoy the campsite and scenery on our own and Fernando brought us a delicious authentic homecooked meal later that evening. We fell asleep in a tent in the trees to all the sounds of birds, toads, and monkeys around us. We woke for an early morning, for a 5 am hike with Fernando to go tree-climbing and watch the sunrise. It was INCREDIBLE. Fernando created the platform himself like 10 years ago, which was so interesting to hear about. He is so knowledgeable and hearing his stories while you're sitting in the sky watching the colors of the sky change is an unforgettable experience. Also, his recommendation to do a timelapse was spot-on. If you're on the fence about including this experience in your trip, don't be. GO FOR IT! We can't wait to go back for more adventures! And we miss the dog and cat friends we met here, especially "Scratch" the pup. So if you go, say hi for us :)
December 2019
This was the highlight of our trip in Costa Rica. The tree camping was awesome, the food was great and the morning hike and tree climb watching the sunrise over the mountains was incredible! Fernando was very knowledgable and we learnt a lot about the nature and wildlife in Costa Rica. Thank you!

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    Things to know

    Guest requirements

    Be mindful of the ability required and risks associated with participating in this experience. Please consider conditions such as location, weather, and equipment.
    You’ll need a photo that matches the one on your ID to confirm who’s actually going on this experience.
    Guests ages 18 and up can attend, up to 6 guests total.
    All participants must wear a protective face covering and practice social distancing.

    What to bring

    Water bottle
    Headlamps with batteries
    Hiking shoes

    Cancellation policy

    Cancel within 24 hours of purchasing the adventure for a full refund.