Experience a taste of heaven and incredible wildlife adventures in this amazing first-class Costa Rican destination! Accessible only by boat, Playa Cativo Eco Lodge is nestled in the tranquil waters of Golfo Dulce, near Osa Peninsula in the South Pacific coast of Costa Rica.

Description
Room Types
Services
Prices & Facts

Description

Lodge Style: Beachfront Boutique Hotel
Gay Friendly

Description

Experience a taste of heaven and incredible wildlife adventures in this amazing first-class Costa Rican destination! Accessible only by boat, Playa Cativo Eco Lodge is nestled in the tranquil waters of Golfo Dulce, near Osa Peninsula in the South Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Unique in its native beauty and privacy, Playa Cativo is a beachfront boutique hotel offering a unique experience, set on 1,000 acres of private tropical rainforest reserve, is the perfect place for a romantic gay getaway! Enjoy hikes to secret waterfalls, snorkeling on the spectacular Bay where dolphins frequently play, during August through October is common see whales with their babes, no words can describe a honeymoon in this blessed place!

Our Opinion

Playa Cativo’s beachfront setting, lovely views, surrounding rainforest and luxury rooms are the ideal ingredients for a memorable romantic getaway. This boutique hotel is a unique wedding destination ideal for your perfect gay honeymoon in Costa Rica, anniversary or special occasions. Golfo Dulce, at Osa Peninsula is a remote wonderful place to have a unforgettable romantic escapade.

At Playa Cativo boutique hotel, you can enjoy a romantic hike on the beach or the rainforest, followed by cocktails overlooking the ocean. Wake up to an in-room breakfast with fresh fruit just picked from the organic farm and freshly baked-from-scratch delight.

Room Types

Deluxe guest rooms

The Deluxe guest rooms are constructed from precious reclaimed hardwood and colorful tile works crafted by local artisans. All of them have views of the beach, featuring a king-sized bed, ceiling fans, sofa (or day bed), bathrooms with rain showers and abundant hot water, biodegradable bathroom amenities and cotton bathrobes, Wi-Fi and safe box.

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Luxury guest rooms

These luxury rooms are constructed from precious reclaimed hardwood and colorful tile works crafted by local artisans. These rooms are larger with superior views of the beach and rainforest, featuring a king-sized bed, ceiling fans, sofa (or day bed), bathrooms with rain showers and abundant hot water, biodegradable bathroom amenities and cotton bathrobes, Wi-Fi and safe box.

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Premium guest rooms

These guest rooms are constructed from precious reclaimed hardwood and colorful tile works crafted by local artisans. All of them are larger than the Luxury and deluxe ones with superior views of the beach and rainforest, featuring a king-sized bed, ceiling fans, sofa (or day bed), mini-bar with refrigerator (with daily complimentary refill); double sink bathrooms with rain showers and abundant hot water, biodegradable bathroom amenities and cotton bathrobes, Wi-Fi and safe box.

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Services

Prices & Facts

Rates

Green Season: Prices from $205.00 per person per night: May 1 – October 31, 2015 / 16
High Season: Prices from $275.00 per person per night in double occupancy: January 3 – April 30, 2016 and November 1 – December 22, 2015
Peak Season: Prices from $335.00 per person per night in double occupancy: December 23 – January 2, 2016

 

Location

Playa Cativo Lodge is located on the tranquil waters of the Golfo Dulce, the inner side of the Osa Peninsula in southern Costa Rica. Arrival to the hotel only by boat

Included

  • Ocean-view lodging, just steps from the beach
  • Three à la carte, meals per day (in-room dining also available)
  • Freshly brewed specialty coffees and teas
  • Meet and Greet at local airport and transfers from town of arrival (Golfito or Puerto Jimenez)
  • One round-trip scenic boat transfer from town of arrival to Playa Cativo
  • Your choice of one of three guided tours: Organic Farm, Alternative Energy or Artisanal Fishing
  • Refillable spring water bottle
  • Use of kayaks, standup paddle boards and snorkeling gear inside Cativo Bay
  • Wi-Fi in your room and social areas
  • Concierge services
  • All Taxes

Not Included

  • Local flights or private transportation from/to San José
  • Soft / alcoholic drinks or snacks not served with the meals included
  • Travel Insurance to remote places
  • Voluntary Tipping
  • Items of personal nature
  • Optional tours or activities

Specials

The Romance Under the Stars Hotel Package includes:

  • A four-night stay at Playa Cativo Lodge with king-sized bed
  • Meet and Greet at Golfito’s airport
  • Round-trip scenic boat transfer from Golfito to Playa Cativo
  • Three à la carte, multi-course meals per day at El Gavilán Restaurant
  • One romantic dinner under the stars, including a bottle of wine
  • Freshly brewed specialty coffees and teas
  • Refillable spring water bottle
  • One romantic rainforest waterfall swim
  • One rainforest and organic farm guided expedition
  • One stand up paddle board class and adventure tour
  • Self-guided trails to connect with Cativo’s wild life
  • Use of kayaks, stand up paddle boards and snorkeling gear along Cativo Bay
  • Free Wi-Fi in your guest room and social areas
  • Concierge service

Green Season: Deluxe: $815  / Luxury: $1,065 / Premium: $1,395

High Season: Deluxe: $1,025 / Luxury: $1,395 / Premium: $1,860

Package prices are per person based on double occupancy.  Not valid during Peak Season or in conjunction with other discounts or packages. Do not include 13% tax, beverages, gratuities and any expense of a personal nature.

Transportation

  • Domestic commercial flights: From San José to Golfito or Puerto Jimenez (55 minutes from San José, not included in the regular rate)
  • Private land transportation: from / to San José to Golfito (5-6 hours not included in the regular rate)
  • Boat Transfer: 30-minute scenic boat ride into the heart of the tropical rainforest, courtesy of Playa Cativo Eco Lodge.
  • After returning from the lodge you can also rent a car to continue your trip.