From our client PATRICIA RAVIN
Along Costa Rica's lush central western Pacific Coastline, La Palapa is made up of just six Pool Bungalows and 7 Garden Bedrooms all designed with sustainability in mind, in a region where the sea is only 2 Km away and the rainforest join a natural setting with wildlife as a prescription for beauty, wellness and travel experience.
Guests accommodations at La Palapa are all made of simple materials promoting the economy of sustainability. Guest's bungalows are comfortable with outdoor tropical garden, ceiling fans, great cross ventilation for natural breezes, natural linens, screened windows, bamboo furniture, mosquito nets but with the sounds of nature all day long more. Been in the wild and getting back to basic La Palapa does not offer telephone service or internet in guest rooms.
La Palapa can be also great choice for the adventure travelers who enjoy a challenge in physical fitness. There are self-guided walking trails available for guests in addition to encounters with all local wildlife from a very well preserved rainforest.
Good food and very simple food is also available at La Palapa including fresh seasonal and organic foods harvested from local population onsite gardens. Guests with special dietary needs can be accommodated by notifying the property prior to arrival.
Travelers to La Palapa Resort also have access to a variety of activities including Surf lessons, Tours to a rainforest, Whale and Dolphin tours, Jungle Zip line tours, Bird watching, Horse riding Tour and much more.
If one wants to come to Costa Rica and to La Palapa you can reach the resort by a 20 minutes flight directly to Quepos Airport from San Jose Airport - Costa Rica, and have the resort pick up from the Airport. You can also take ground transport to the lodge. Quepos Airport is approximately 10 minutes away by car from La Palapa. Flights to San Jose are available every day, and complementary transfers are available from and to the resort, with a small extra charge.
Our airy Pool Bungalows are painted with warm colors and decorated with unique original objects imported from North and Southern Africa, to create a very warm and special atmosphere. All are non-smoking, have very comfortable beds, ceiling fans, private terrace with bamboo table and chairs, cool tiled floors, private bathroom with hot shower, large furnished living room with an extra bed, fitted kitchen with refrigerator and screened windows that let in gentle breezes and melodic sounds from the jungle as you fall asleep.
This is an excellent place for bird watchers with toucans & parrots nesting in the extensive gardens. Lots of other good birding close by. Ask Manuel for directions to playel del Rey, the lane is good for all kingfishers of the area, herons inc boat billed, we had indigo bunting and indigo grosbeak, scissor tailed flycatcher, galinules just to mention a few, the road is a bit rough but easily passable with SUV type vehicle.
Very relaxing around the pool and in the gardens
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