, Carara, Costa Rica
An outgrowth of our passion where you can indulge yours...


About the hotel

There are many reasons to come to Macaw Lodge, whether solo, with family and friends or with an activity-focused group. Macaw Lodge offers an idyllic setting for weddings and honeymoons. We often host yoga retreats (with your yoga instructor or one of ours), bird- and wild-life watching and photography groups, gardening and sustainable farming enthusiasts, researchers, school groups and those who want to experience Costa Rica at its most authentic.

The Lodge, cabins and other buildings are crafted of reclaimed or sustainably grown materials from our 264-acre oasis and surrounding communities. With accommodations for up to 24 guests, you’re assured a highly personalized experience. Our eco-resort is completely off-the-grid solar power is used to generate electricity and heat water. Macaw Lodge was created as a model of sustainability where lovers of nature can experience both comfort and harmony with the environment.

The spacious, open ground floor of the Lodge is home to the restaurant, lounging area, Internet access, electronics charging center, lending library and bathrooms. It affords amazing views of surrounding ponds, gardens, forests and wildlife.


The Lodge’s second story, with dramatic balcony overlooking the beautiful lobby below, has eight guest rooms. Each room features two full beds with therapeutic mattresses and bedspreads woven by the Maya of the Guatemalan Atitlan area, a ceiling fan and a private bathroom built from marble extracted and processed locally, solar-heated water, and towels and bed sheets made from bamboo fiber. The screened windows can be opened to welcome the refreshing breeze.

The well-appointed private cabins have a double bed and accommodate two people. Each has a private bathroom, ceiling fan, the windows have screens so they can be open to welcome the refreshing breeze and a deck with rocking chairs.

The largest cabin has two double beds to accommodate up to four people, a spacious private bathroom, screened windows and a ceiling fan. The fully-equipped, roomy kitchen features a hand-hewn table with seating. The wrap-around deck is outfitted with rocking chairs where you can relax and enjoy the surrounding sights and sounds of nature.


Price Range

$110- $255


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