Nearby attractions and adventures include Costa Rica travel favourites....

What. To Do.

If you're looking for a wide variety of activities to fill your days with action we are ideally located to offer you some amazing activities from Volcanology, White Water rafting, Cloud forest trekking and High Ropes Adrenaline.

"With all the wonderful things to see in Costa Rica, the lodge ended up being one of my favorite parts of the trip."

Below we have presented you details of a few of our favorites but the list is extensive which we can advise further and includes Trimbini Tropical Forest; Rafting on the Sarapiqui River; Horseback Riding; Hule Crater Lake; Trout Fishing; Strawberry Farm;  ......Click Here for some more ideas

Of course, you may just want to stay at the lodge and enjoy our food and hospitality.
Explore. Enjoy.
Poas Volcano
Poas Volcano

If you would rather not drive yourself, then enjoy being chauffeur driven to Poas Volcano National Park, an experience not to be missed with a chance to view one of the widest active craters of any volcano in the world. On your tour our friendly bilingual local guide will tell you some of the fascinating history of the local area, show you the best views towards the Central Valley and also point out some the spectacular flora and fauna and birdlife on the various trails around the park – an enriching experience enhanced by the knowledge of our local guides. Please email to enquire about prices which will include the park entry, transport, guide and lunch if wish.

Poas Volcano
Bird Watching

Costa Rica’s central valley is a paradise for bird watching enthusiasts, and if you are not already one, you will soon become one! Poas Volcano Lodge'’s proximity to two national parks, make it an ideal destination for birding enthusiasts, you will have an opportunity to spot the exciting bird species that inhabit the riverbank and the open forest areas. Enjoy the sight of wild pheasants, sparrows, hummingbirds, euphonies, tangaras, perhaps even the legendary resplendent Quetzal.

La Paz Waterfall Garden
The La Paz Waterfall Garden

The La Paz Waterfall Garden, only a short distance from the Lodge, is a privately owned ecological centre, with numerous attractions including a butterfly observatory, hummingbird garden, a serpentarium, and 3.5 km of trails leading to the 3 magnificent waterfalls. When you think about Costa Rica, you probably imagine lush tropical rain forest, flowing white rivers, spectacular waterfalls, birds, butterflies, monkeys, sloths, snakes, frogs and jaguars. At La Paz Waterfall Gardens, you are guaranteed to see all that and more. If you book your ticket with us, we are able to offer you a discount.

Doka Coffee Tour
Doka Coffee Tour

The Doka Coffee Tour is a fascinating way to learn about the production and process of coffee, one of Costa Rica’s main economies. The Doka Coffee Estate, only 25 minutes drive from the Lodge, is one of the best coffee plantations in Costa Rica and has been in the same family for 3 generations. This is a must for all you coffee lovers and Baristas. Click for more information on the Doka tour.

Cloud Forest Trails on the Dairy Farm

The Cloud Forest Trails on the Dairy Farm are for the guests to explore the beauty of the land surrounding the Lodge. A guided tour of the dairy farm, just minutes from the Lodge, can be arranged.


Sarchí  is Costa Rica’s most famous craft centre. The town, a 45 minute drive away, offers more than 200 stores and small family-operated woodworking factories producing wooden bowls and other tableware, fold-up rocking chairs of wood and leather, and a wide variety of kitschy items. The most popular items on sale are "carretas", elaborately painted oxcarts that traditionally carried coffee from the highlands down to the port on the Pacific coast.

Colinas del Poas Canopy Tour
Colinas del Poas Canopy Tour

The Colinas del Poas Canopy Touris a thrilling adventure where visitors can glide between 24 treetop platforms via harness and cable guided by professional tour leaders. It includes 7 High Rope bridges, a tarzan swing 16 meters above Mayan Tree Trunks, and a 600m canopy tour through the cloud forest via cables, platforms and paths. Only 15 minutes from the lodge and at the foot of Poas Volcano this is a unique way of experiencing life in the cloud forest canopy. For all you adrenaline junkies, click for more information on the Colinas del Poas Canopy Tour.

"Poas Volcano is a beautiful sight to see. Make sure you check it out while you are in the area. We also went to La Paz waterfall gardens. It is more for families, as it is somewhat like a zoo, but the waterfalls are breathtaking."