Heliconias Nature Lodge
You will love this unique, family-run property made up of individual immaculate and beautifully-built cabins. The owners go out of their way to make sure you thoroughly enjoy your stay. Heliconias is located about 20 minutes outside of the town of La Fortuna in the rural countryside of Penas Blancas with all of the ammenities such as hot water, comfy beds and fast WiFi.
The owner Oscar and his son in law Omar and the rest of the staff at Heliconias is friendly and helpful. The onsite restaurant is delicious and you get a free, plentiful breakfast with your room.
The lodge is peaceful, relaxing, quiet and comfortable and the treehouse cabins and the grounds are perfectly-manicured.
Heliconias is a gem less than 30 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of La Fortuna. And it is close to our Gravity Falls Waterfall Jumping and Rio Balsa Rafting tour!
Clients recommend you stay in the newly finished glass suites, which are spacious and comfortable. The bungalows have everything you need, even a fridge, a table with 4 chairs, A/C, a hair dryer. The bathroom is huge and the outdoor terrace has two hammocks to relax to the sound of the jungle.
There are even sloths hanging out in the trees in front of the terraces. When you walk from your bungalow to the restaurant and reception, you will pass by many flowers, trees and a field where they grow pinneaples for the breakfasts they serve.
And if you are traveling with kids, there's a trampoline, pool, and soccer field for them to enjoy.
Be sure to book a deluxe room with jungle view and you can chill out in hammocks on the edge of the jungle. This Arenal-area hotel is also very romantic location.
Oscar, Omar and their families will make your stay a very memorable experience. Families like theirs prove Costa Rica is the happiest country in the world.