At Golfo Dulce Retreat our aim is to offer an authentic experience, one where you will be able to enjoy wild untamed nature away from the crowds and the protocols.
You can choose to book only your accommodation (which includes all meals, boat transfers as well as a few other extras described below) or alternatively you can purchase one of our fantastic Packages which include a selection of our favourite activities both at sea and on land. Our Packages offer great value for money with a discount of up to 30% on individual tours and include activities which are not otherwise available.
Only when you book directly through our website and as part of your unique stay at Golfo Dulce Retreat, we will be delighted to include the following as part of our Cabina rates:
Due to the remoteness of the lodge we do require a three-night minimum stay. A daily housekeeping service is included in our rates and all Cabinas enjoy their own private bathroom and outdoor hot shower. We will also provide you with a range of cotton linens including the softest hammam Turkish towels, organic soaps, shampoo and conditioner, aromatic Indian incense sticks, portable lights and umbrellas.
Please note that all alcoholic beverages, as well as mixed fruit juices and espressos or cappuccinos are extras. We are also proud to offer various guided boat and rainforest adventure tours which will be charged separately.
Rainforest & Ocean Explorer Package
Our Rainforest & Ocean Explorer package includes some of the best ocean and rainforest adventures Golfo Dulce has to offer. These activities are suitable for all ages and most levels of fitness. We have carefully picked them on the advice of our friends and family who have fallen in love with these amazing surroundings.
The package is designed around four nights however note that longer stays are available. Our packages offer great value for money with a discount of up to 30% on individual tours and include activities which are not otherwise available.
The Rainforest & Ocean Explorer package includes:
Family Adventure Package
Our Family Adventure package is an ideal choice when travelling with children. We have selected some of the best family-oriented experiences Golfo Dulce has to offer both on land and at sea. We know this because our kids absolutely love them! During your time with us, we will share our experience of living sustainably in our challenging environment, teach you some of the secrets of rainforest survival and plant an indigenous tree to help our conservation efforts.
The package is designed around four nights however note that longer stays are possible. For larger families we recommend choosing the Cabina Suite which can be configured with two separate bedrooms and features its own private plunge pool. Our packages offer great value for money with a discount of up to 30% on individual tours and include activities which are not otherwise available.
The Family Adventure package includes:
Romantic Retreat Package
Our Romantic Retreat package is the ideal choice for honeymoon couples or those that simply want to enjoy the ultimate romantic getaway in an exotic and wild setting. We have devised the perfect combination of rainforest and ocean adventures and romantic moments.
The package is designed around four nights however note that longer stays are possible. We highly recommend choosing the Cabina Suite with private plunge pool to make your experience truly memorable. Our packages offer great value for money with a discount of up to 30% on individual tours and include activities which are not otherwise available.
The Romantic Retreat package includes:
The Ultimate Adventure package is the perfect choice for wildlife enthusiasts seeking an authentic and inspirational adventure in our secluded corner of the world. The package includes scenic return flights from Costa Rica’s capital, San Jose, to Golfito, arrival at the Retreat by trekking through primary rainforest and several other private and unique excursions during your stay. This package, which also includes all meals, is available between December and April and can be purchased in conjunction with our beautiful Cabina Suite with private plunge pool.
Following a spectacular 45 minute flight along Costa Rica’s magnificent Pacific Coast, we will be picking you up at Golfito’s landing strip at 6:45am. After a short drive to the rainforest village of La Gamba and while we take care of your luggage, your real adventure begins. Together with our trusted guide, you will be trekking all the way to our Retreat across Piedras Blancas National Park’s stunning primary rainforests. You will be walking along the three-to-four hour route originally followed by indigenous populations; on the way, expect to encounter some magnificent trees including the Park’s largest Ceiba tree. Your reward will be arriving at Playa San Josecito, our spectacular, wild beach where a cold welcome drink and delicious home-made lunch will be waiting for you.
Your stay will also include an extended excursion by boat and kayak deep into Rio Esquinas’ magical Mangroves, an additional trek to our waterfall where you will also learn about indigenous rainforest survival skills, an artisanal fishing trip where you will have a chance to catch your own meal and a longer night tour where you will go in search of larger mammals and caimans. At the end of your stay, we will take you back to Golfito by boat, across Golfo Dulce’s turquoise waters, in time to catch your flight back to San Jose. All meals are included in this package as well as a private candle-lit dinner on our raised restaurant deck.
The Ultimate Adventure package includes: