Farm Hotels in Costa Rica are the places where one can enjoy a memorable vacation in natural setting as well as can work as the local people do. Farm hotels are usually build in a natural setting yet offers all the facilities one expect to have from a hotel. Moreover Farm hotels allow the guests to enjoy staying like the local people and welcome them to work in farm field. While staying in a farm hotel, you will get the opportunity to know about the culture of the community from a close view and you will be able to observe them working. You can also participate as a volunteer and enjoy harvesting, picking up fresh vegetables, prepare delicious dishes with those farm fresh food products. You can also get experience of feeding a horse or milking a cow. If you are a nature lover, you will love this type of farm hotels most. It will allow you to get more connected with the nature and you can enjoy hiking tails and other excursion tat will give you the opportunity to explore the amazing beauty of the surrounding area. There are also some farm hotels which offer a variety of workshops based on Yoga, and Permaculture. Here goes some of the farm hotels in Costa Rica to choose from and enjoy a memorable vacation:
Set in the midst of the coffee farms and verdant mountains, Chayote Lodge is a boutique style hotel. The surrounding area of reflects the best of a simple yet enriching tradition of Costa Rica. If you want to enjoy exploring the beauty of the national parks, coffee fields, waterfalls, local artisans, rural villages as well as want to experience the life style of the local people, they will find this place is a perfect place. This lodging concept represents the unique combination of culture and nature and make sure the guests can know about the authentic lifestyle and culture of Costa Rica.
Finca Luna Nueva Lodge:
Situated outside of La Fortuna, Central Highlands, Finca Luna Nueva Lodge is a rural hotel but provides all the luxurious facilities. This lodge is dedicated to preserve the precious rainforests and maintain sacred bond with the land. It is originally a turmeric and ginger farm and it is a certified organic bio dynamic farm. It is working for spreading the idea of sustainable practice. Local farmers are honored by the lodge as they are working hard to expand their the Sacred Seed Sanctuary that includes 300 medicinal plants and also spread the idea of their Permaculture techniques.
Hacienda Altagracia, a luxurious resort, is set in the rolling hills just outside of the Talamanca mountain range. This resort features estate-size, yet intimate accommodations. This resort is surrounded by amazing natural beauty and in the resort property there is a horse stable. While staying at this resort you will enjoy all of the luxurious and comforts of good living, gourmet dining, spa as well as the idyllic Costa Rican countryside. You can reach the Chirripó National Park within a short distance. In this resort you will also find steam sauna, Jacuzzi and relaxation lounge at the hacienda’s spa.
Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin:
Located at the foot of the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, in the northwestern region of Guanacaste, Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin is a a comfortable lodge serving needs of nature lovers and adventure travelers. This hotel is featured with comfortable ranch-style rooms which are well-decorated with the traditional wood furniture. All the rooms overlook amazing views of the volcano and the Hacienda. During a stay at this resort, you can enjoy going to virgin forests, hot springs, volcanic mud pots and jungle waterfalls.
Owned by the Sostheim family, Rancho Margot is set along the shores of Lake Arenal. This property has rivers and streams flowing through the property and right at the foothills of the Children Eternal Rain Forest. In Costa Rica, this resort is one of the most famous conservation projects. In this resort accommodation is first-rate, all meals are ensured and visitors can also opt for a guided ranch-tour and for two yoga sessions each day. Lodge property has a natural pools, whose pure water comes from cascades in the neighboring mountains.
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Rara Avis Rainforest Lodge and Reserve:
Rara Avis, a quiet and remote hotel was built in 1983 to explore eco-tourism and hospitality. Surrounded by deep rainforest, this lodge and reserve can only be reached by a three hour tractor-pulled cart ride from Las Horquetas de Sarapiqui, a 90 min drive from San José. Set in a untouched pristine jungle with true wilderness and bordering Zona Protectora La Selva and Braulio Carrillo National Park, this lodge is a perfect destination for the nature lovers. It has a rugged trail through the trees which will lead you to a rustic lodge and cabins in the forest and there you will find wonderful waterfalls, myriad of creatures.
It is an authentic farm but also provides homely like environment. With its 300 acre area, this privately owned property is just 3km from the town. It has a mission to protect the surrounding cloud forest which are in the property. It also working for improving sustainable awareness. It offers trails and paths which will lead you close to wildlife. It has private wildlife reserve, mountain water springs. It also build horseback riding trails cutting through the cloud forest, streams and offers amazing view of the surrounding landscape and ocean. It welcomes all to participate in its some dairy related activities. This farm is also featured with six bedrooms each of which can accommodate 4 people. There are also two additional buildings including two rooms each.
Located in Savegre, San Gerardo de Dota, near the Cerro de la Muerto (one of the highest peaks), Trogon Lodge is a small and charming farm hotel. Nedtled in the lush Central Valley highlands of the country, this rustic lodge can be reached by a short two hour from San Jose. Nature lovers, birdwatchers and also those who are seeking a place for enjoying a vacation farm from the city life, they will find this place perfect.