La Cusinga Lodge, Hotel in Uvita Costa Rica

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La Cusinga Chefs Strive to Make a Lasting Impression on Visitors

La Cusinga Lodge Restaurant

Guests who visit La Cusinga Eco Lodge find themselves nestled in a tropical paradise stretching across more than 600 acres of lush rain forests, remote beaches, and vibrant wildlife habitats. The majestic Pacific Ocean provides a breathtaking backdrop to the property which is just a short distance from exciting activities such as surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, hiking, and nature and boating excursions. The lodge also borders Ballena Marine National Park, one of only two nationally protected marine zones in Costa Rica.

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Adventure Life calls La Cusinga an ‘Accessible Slice of Eco-Heaven ‘


La Cusinga Lodge defines paradise—from being nestled in the midst of breathtaking scenery and vibrant wildlife habitats to fashioning itself as a destination which caters to its visitors’ desires. Guests are just a short distance from a variety of activities, such as hiking, nature tours and surfing lessons. The lodge’s chefs provide mouth-watering, organically-infused dishes served in a family-oriented atmosphere. Add in the fact the lodge exemplifies a conservation-based mentality of sustainable eco-practices, and guests can experience a uniquely pleasurable stay while in the care of the professional and attentive management and staff.

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La Cusinga Lodge Leaves Lasting Impression on Couple

Between its spectacular breathtaking views and a friendly, attentive staff motivated to make their guests’ experiences ones to cherish forever, La Cusinga Lodge provides an attractive destination for couples celebrating the most important day of their lives. Just ask newlyweds Rachel and Andres who celebrated their recent wedding with family and friends in this picturesque, sustainable environment.

Attracting the couple to La Cusinga was the scenic view of a mountain range covered in trees colored with countless shades of green, the vibrant orange and red flowers, and the guarantee of seeing toucans, monkeys and butterflies. Another benefit was the ease of scheduling day trips to view the surrounding nature or boating excursions to see dolphins, sharks and turtles. The couple enjoyed lunch at the lodge and asked to walk around the property for a closer look.
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La Cusinga EcoLodge Wins Awards in Sustainability and Service


La Cusinga Lodge is a Costal-Mountain Rainforest Lodge. The lodge borders Ballena Marine National Park, located in Bahía Ballena, Osa, Costa Rica. Established more than 15 years ago, La Cusinga Lodge has been always renowned for its commitment with sustainable practices, and with Natural and Cultural heritage protection. Between our actions; we would like to share wi th you some of our National and International achievements, which demonstrate our real pledge to our surrounding environment.

  • CST (Certification for Sustainable Tourism), 5 levels, the maximum qualification.
  • BAE: (Ecologic Blue Flag Program).
  • Beaches: (Arco Beach, located within the Marino Ballena National Park), awarded since 2011 to date with 1 Star qualification.
  • Micro-River basin:  twice awarded in 2011 and in 2012 to date with 3 Stars qualification.
  • Climate Change: (Mitigation), awarded two times in 2011 with 1 Star qualification and in 2012 to date with 4 Stars qualification.
  • Health Quality Seal Program: awarded in 2011 and in 2012, with 100 % qualification for 5 Stars.
  • Trip Advisor:
    • Certificate of Excellence 2012
    • Travelers Choice 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • 4 Stars Hotel granted by Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT)
  • We also are member of Rainforest Alliance, Travel International Ecotourism Society, ASANA, CANAECO, Corcovado Foundation and many more.

For more information about these achievements or to know more about our Sustainable efforts, you can contact us at (506) 2770-2549 or send us at email at