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The Osa Peninsula and the South Pacific Hotels

La Cusinga

  • Between Km 166 and 167 on the Costanera Hwy., south of Dominical Map It
  • Bahía Ballena


  • Comfortable cabins
  • Forest and beach access


  • Steep path between cabins and lodge

Fodor's Review

Along with one of the best sunset views along the coast, this comfortable eco-lodge on a high cliff bordering Whale Marine National Park has spacious, airy cabins and a forest trail to a pristine beach. Wood-and-stone cabins are spaced out along a garden path that descends from the open-air main lodge. Huge bathrooms feature spacious showers and linens are exceptionally soft and luxurious. Trails wend through dense primary forest down to the wide sweep of almost-deserted Playa Arco and to a private, natural swimming pond. The lodge's sustainability record has earned it five leaves, the highest status in the government's ecotourism program. Breakfasts are hearty and delicious, served in the hotel's small, wooden-balcony restaurant. At dinner, there are theme-cuisine nights and light choices for small appetites. Along with contemplating nature, you can nurture your inner self at the huge, otherworldly yoga platform or pamper your outer self with a massage. There is Wi-Fi in the main lodge building.

Hotel Information


Between Km 166 and 167 on the Costanera Hwy., south of Dominical, Bahía Ballena, 60504, Costa Rica

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Hotel Details:

  • 6 cabins, 1 honeymoon cabin, 1 single room, 2 group cabins
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

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