Sloths Find Refuge at Pacuare Lodge

There are some new members in the Pacuare Lodge family, and we couldn’t be happier. There are at least five adult three-toed sloths (Bradypus variegatus) on our grounds: two males and three females, each with her own pup. They don’t all live together, however. Sloths are very territorial, solitary creatures, and each one has staked... Continue Reading →

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 →

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