Buena Vista Lodge

From pumping adrenalin, to total relaxation, find it all here in Guanacaste.


Rincón de la Vieja, Guanacaste.

Accommodation Type


Accommodation Level

ModestA good option for the budget savvy traveller.

Price Guide

Buena Vista Lodge

This is the perfect place to discover the natural beauty of Guanacaste and the surrounds. The lodge is built in the grounds of a working Hacienda, giving a real Costa Rican flair to the place. There are 86 rooms in total ranging from wooden cabins with a lake view, more secluded rooms or rooms in the main hacienda. All have their own charm, with simple wooden furniture and bright soft furnishing and pictures providing splashes of colour, each with their own private bathroom. There are 4 different restaurants serving different food, and in different locations on the property – why not try them all? The food is carefully prepared using produce grown on the farm and fresh milk from the cows (milked by hand) and eggs from the chickens. The idea is to be as self-sustaining as possible. The pool lends itself to relaxing during those rare periods when you are not off on one of the many tours on offer from easy hiking, a 400m water slide through the forest or exploring the countryside on horseback.

Why go to Buena Vista Lodge?

Being located in Costa Rica’s adventure playground, there are plenty of activities to get your blood racing. But that’s not all, this is also the perfect location to come and relax and recharge your batteries, completely surrounded by nature. The grounds of the lodge have several hiking trails, beautiful vistas and friendly, helpful staff. It’s easy to get the best of both worlds here with all the activities on offer and such a stunning area in which to relax and switch-off.

Wildlife around Buena Vista Lodge

IThe beautiful tropical gardens are a haven for birds and there are plenty to be seen here. Just sit and relax amidst the trees and you will see them right before your eyes. There are also plenty of monkeys in the surrounding forest, it’s not unusual to see, and of course hear, large groups of howler monkeys or spot the cheeky white-faced capuchins.

Buena Vista Lodge Highlights

  • Magnificent views
  • Variety of activities
  • Choice of restaurants
  • Authentic Costa Rica experience
  • Farm to table cuisine

Buena Vista Lodge Location

Buena Vista Lodge


  • 86 rooms
  • Open all year round
  • Welcome cocktail on arrival. Each day breakfast is included in your stay.
  • Children are welcome


  • Four restaurants
  • Bar
  • Rustic spa
  • Hot springs
  • Swimming pool
  • Games room
  • Internet access and telephone in main lobby


  • Canopy tour
  • Hanging bridges
  • Forest waterslide
  • Horse riding
  • Tractor tour
  • Guided bird watching
  • Night tours

Buena Vista Lodge Rooms

There are 86 rooms in total at Buena Vista Lodge. All are simple, very comfortable and basic, but you have everything you need out here in the midst of the Costa Rican countryside.


Rana the frog likes this because…

“From their organic garden through to supporting the local communities through employment and education, Buena Vista Lodge have a strong sustainability and responsible tourism policy.”

And don’t forget … for every booking we get, Costa Rica Specialists plants trees in deforested areas of latin America through The Travel Forest, and we back The Tribes Foundation’s conservation and social projects.

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