Activities - All Included

Life in the southern Zone is subtle yet dramatic.

At Cielo Lodge a well trained biologist will accompany you on your morning tours, ensuring an immersive, personalized experience that enables you to see wildlife that you otherwise may miss.

Upon your return to the lodge, soak in the infinity edge pool, take a nap in a hammock, relax by a zen spot, or enjoy an invigorating self-guided waterfall hike along our extensive trail system.




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On The Water

Mangrove Tour 

We’ll take you by boat to a mangrove-lined river. As you drift through the quiet waters, our experienced guide will help you catch a glimpse of nature’s subtle drama - a large variety of birds, monkeys, and maybe even crocodiles.

Golf Dulce Excursion

Soak up the tranquility as you spend the morning and early afternoon touring the peaceful waters and remote beaches of the Golfo Dulce.  Swim, snorkel,  picnic and relax, while enjoying the company of scarlet macaws and possibly dolphins and whales.

Boat Ride to a Secluded Beach 

We’ll bring you by boat to a secluded beach where you’ll be provided with chaise lounges, umbrellas, kayaks and stand-up paddle boards. Just let us know when you want to go, and we'll make the arrangements.

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On Land

Early Morning Rainforest Hike - Offered Daily

Indulge in some pre-breakfast coffee and fresh baked pastries, and then invigorate your senses with an early morning guided hike right through our backyard, just as the jungle is waking up.  Accompanied by one of our experienced guides, each day offers a different trail and a different focus,  and the opportunities for animal sightings are boundless.


Bug, Bat, and Reptile Tour- Offered Most Evenings

The jungle teems with life at night. Our experienced guides help you uncover what many eyes miss.

Waterfall Hikes (Guided and Self-Guided)

Guided - Revitalize your spirit and reconnect with nature as you brave  a rigorous rainforest hike, a picnic lunch and a cool swim. Our 100 meter (300 foot) waterfall has a series of swimming pools, each of which is a hidden treasure.

Self-Guided - Enjoy the hiking trails of our 380 acre private nature reserve, including a few that boast secluded and refreshing waterfalls just a 30 minute hike away.


Zipline/Canopy Tour

Enliven your day with a truly elevated adventure.  Our zipline/canopy tour boasts 10 platforms and nine 100 meter cables which run through pristine, old-growth canopy.  A state-of-the-art braking system and equipment ensure that you will enjoy the zip without worrying about stopping safely.


Farm-to-Table Cooking Experience

Visit our organic garden in the late morning, with our remarkable chef and kitchen crew, and harvest the fresh fruits and vegetables for the evening’s meal.  Then, later in the afternoon, you’ll reconnoiter in  the kitchen where you can help the team prepare dinner.  Includes recipes and a tour of our amazing garden.


Other Activities

Not included in our rates, but easily arranged

We can arrange a whole host of other activities that are not included in our rates.  Just let us know what you are interested in, and we will create a customized experience, just for your friends and family.  All of the following are offered by our partners in and around Golfito:


• Surfing at Pavones

• Deep Sea Fishing

• In-Room Massage 

• Tour of a Botanical Garden

• Tour of a Wildlife Rescue Operation