Hacienda Baru Lodge

The Hacienda Barú  Lodge is an ideal place for fun and adventure, where you can connect with nature. You will be surrounded by the green natural beauty and wild insects and plants. It is the best place to relax away from the routines of life. The fresh fragrance of the plants and the fresh breeze will make you fall in love with this place and you will feel as though you are in some place like paradise. National Wildlife Refuge is a private nature reserve. Hacienda Baru is positioned in the southern Pacific zone of Costa Rica Hacienda Buru’s prime concern is to preserve its natural resources as well as to give firsthand knowledge to the tourists who come to visit relating to its biological wealth. In order for this vision to be put into action Hacienda Baru caters to ecologically-oriented tours, adventures and tourist services. Hacienda Baru Lodge

Self-Guided Attractions

Hacienda Baru caters to a number of attractions where you can solely enjoy at your own convenience. The self – guided attractions at Hacienda Baru are free for lodge guests.

  • Bird Watching Tower.
  • Butterfly Garden.
  • Orchid Garden.
  • Nature Trails in the Hacienda Barú National Wildlife Refuge.
  • Birdwatching at Hacienda Baru Lodge:
  • Rainforest Hike in Costa Rica.
  • Lowland Bird Watching Hike in Costa Rica.

Experience Hiking in the Rainforest


  • The Mangrove Walk.
  • Twilight Hike.
  • Pre Columbian Rainforest Experience.
  • A night in the Jungle.
  • Canopy Exploration &Zip Line:
  • Tree Climbing.
  • Flight of the Toucan.

The Hotel Rooms are classified into 3 categories

  • Superior Rooms.
  • Economy Cabins.
  • Superior Cabins.

Our Dinning Area

Our blustery open air dining area provides you with an opportunity witness the gardens along with its natural surroundings. We have arranged for five exclusive chambers for customers we also facilitate those who need an intimate setting for a romantic candlelight dine in or something special for the family. We cater primarily to typical Costa Rican food, however we also offer a variety of dishes for are looking for a change in some other dish other than rice and beans.

We present a selection of Costa Rican fruit drinks known as FRESCOS it mean refreshing, soft drinks, a selection of Costa Rican beer. Hacienda Baru Lodge

The Species that you will most commonly find in this lodge are as follows:

  • Butterflies.
  • Mammals.
  • Ants.
  • Reptiles & Amphibians.
  • Birds.
  • Plants.

How to get there?

By Air: Two airstrips within a short drive from Hacienda Barú is the first way. The Quepos airstrip is the second way which is only 30 minutes away the third being the Palmar Sur airstrip which  is about 90 minutes from Hacienda Barú.

Domestic Airlines: You can book your ticket to either of these small airports with one of the two local Costa Rican airlines: SANSA and Nature Air.

By Car:  From San Jose via Cerro de la Muerte: For the mountain route take the Inter-American Highway #2 south to San Isidro del General. You will leave San Jose heading east to Cartago, follow the signs to San Isidro del General or Panama. This will take you over the Cerro de la Muerte, This road can be very rainy and foggy. Carry along a jacket; it gets a bit chilly out there. It will take you approximately 3 hours to get to San Isidro. Once here watch for a McDonald’s on the right, turn right at that corner drive through town to the right and continue 37 kilometers on a winding, mountainous road to an intersection where you meet the coastal highway. Left is the bridge over the Baru River. Turn right from this junction onto the coastal highway heading towards Quepos. Hacienda Barú is 2.5 Km up this road. Our entrance is immediately after the Gas Station on the left. The whole journey takes between 4 and 5 hours.

Website: http://www.haciendabaru.com

Tel: 011 (506) 2787-0003

Fax: 011 (506) 2787-0057

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