Lapa Rios a combination of luxury lodge and eco-conservation project spread over 1000 acres of tropical rainforest on the Osa Peninsula overlooking the Golfo Dulce. The main lodge and bungalows line three ridges, connected by walking paths and many steps. 14 of the 16 thatched bungalows have an oceanview and all are surrounded by the rainforest, each bungalow featuring huge windows, ceiling fan but not air-conditioning a private deck and patio garden.
The buildings are of native materials, existing in harmony with the surrounding forest and beach environment. The main building houses the reception, bar and restaurant, and there is also a swimming pool, access to the beach, and many trails throught the forest leading to rivers with natural pools and waterfalls. There are daily excusrsions inside and outside the property, to take advantage of the pristine natural setting and see the abundant wildlife, particularly birds.