Our favorite rapids in the Pacuare

From put-in to take-out, the Pacuare River is an incredible experience. Gorgeous scenery, abundant wildlife, and heart-pumping rapids are all along the river - which makes selecting a favorite spot rather difficult. So, we asked our guides. These are their favorite spots on the Pacuare. Quebrada Fría Quebrada Fría is a stream that plummets into... Continue Reading →

Adventure in Nature at Pacuare Lodge

Located on the banks of the Pacuare River and nestled into Costa Rica’s richly diverse rainforest, we have the perfect setting for comfort, luxury, and beauty amid a relaxing environment. We also have all the ingredients for adventure! Whitewater Rafting the Pacuare River Our signature activity and our main reason for existing is whitewater rafting... Continue Reading →

Gerardo Picado: My School Was The Forest

There are few people in the world who know the forests near Pacuare Lodge better than Gerardo Picado. And we’ve been lucky to have him on our team for the last 25 years. “I’ve done a little bit of everything,” the fit, bright-eyed sextagenarian says. Gerardo also built our canopy tour. If you don’t know,... Continue Reading →

Ten Elements of a Great Spa Experience in Costa Rica

We are extremely proud of our Jawa Juü Spa at the Pacuare Lodge. In our humble opinion, our unparalleled location, passionate therapists, and sustainable lifestyle make for a great experience. But what, according to experts, makes for a great spa? According to Massage Today magazine, there are ten elements that every great spa must incorporate.... Continue Reading →

Kattia Picado: Magic Hands and a Big Heart

With over seven years with us at the Pacuare Lodge, Kattia has worked in many positions. She’s worked in housekeeping and as an assistant manager, giving her intimate knowledge of the entire hotel. It’s her current position, however, that elevates Kattia to an almost celebrity status: she is the director of our Jawa Juü Spa.... Continue Reading →

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