Selva Verde Lodge, Costa Rica



            A Costa Rica Rainforest Lodge

Broad-billed Motmot Selva Verde is more than a lodge and more than a rainforest reserve. It is your gateway into a magical world of towering Almendro trees, Mantled Howler Monkeys, and Keel Billed Toucans. Immerse yourself in tropical nature as you hike through deep green forest or reflect quietly in a comfortable hammock. Discover something new as you encounter Selva Verde's amazing wildlife and vibrant people. Rekindle your sense of wonder and experience the out-of-the-ordinary. Experience Selva Verde!

Located just 2 hours from San Jose, Selva Verde provides easy access to the wonders of the rainforest. For over 30 years, we have been a haven for nature enthusiasts from around the world. Our abundant biodiversity, comfortable rainforest lodge, and exciting activities are ideal for adventure seekers, bird and wildlife watchers, students, and families. Come explore Selva Verde's 500 acres of vibrant tropical nature in the heart of Costa Rica's Sarapiqui Canton.

As one of Costa Rica's legendary eco lodges, we are committed to a sustainable future - not only for Selva Verde, but for the people and wildlife that call the Sarapiqui home. We proudly carry and support Costa Rica's Certification for Sustainable Tourism. We actively work with conservation partners, including the Sarapiqui Conservation Learning Center, to promote conservation and environmental education throughout the local community. Learn more about our efforts when you visit Selva Verde! We invite you to explore our rainforest, discover our wildlife, raft on our river, and relax in our hammocks. We invite you to experience Selva Verde!


Selva Verde Lodge
        Accommodations  

Our Costa Rica rainforest lodge accommodations offer a comfortable adventure experience. We have 40 well-appointed rooms in our River Lodge, clustered in groups of 4, and 5 bungalows for families and groups. Selva Verde's Costa Rica eco lodge buildings are incorporated into the rainforest on platforms and elevated walkways that blend in with the natural environment. The walkways allow guests to go on long walks observing wildlife while staying dry.



"The River Lodge" 


Selva Verde Lodge Located near the Sarapiquí River, our charming River Lodge rooms rise above the rainforest floor on elevated platforms affording you a unique view of the surrounding flora and fauna. Rooms accommodate one to four guests in double beds. Wrap around balconies surround the River Lodge rooms offering ample seating and hammocks for enjoyment of our Costa Rica eco lodge surroundings.


Room Features

  • Spacious wooden verandahs with hammocks
  • Selva Verde Lodge
  • Elevated views
  • Double or Queen Beds
  • Two pillows per person
  • 300 thread count bed linen
  • Screened windows with privacy shutters
  • Private bathrooms with double sinks and solar-heated hot water
  • Hair dryers
  • Safety boxes
  • Ceiling fans




  • "Our Costa Rica Rainforest Lodge Bungalows " 


    Our five rainforest bungalows now offer air conditioning as well as ceiling fans and screened windows. Discreetly tucked into the forest near the botanical garden, they are across the road from the River Lodge and Selva Verde Lodge public areas. Their secluded location affords a peaceful ambiance for relaxing and keeping an eye out for wandering wildlife. The bungalows are great for honeymooners and those desiring a little extra comfort and privacy while experiencing the wonder of the rainforest. While they are located approximately a 10 minute walk from the reception area, the path is lighted and almost completely covered making a very enjoyable, scenic walk via the botanical garden and secondary forest trails. In addition, our Costa Rica eco lodge has vehicle support for luggage ins and outs and other times when walking is not advantageous.


    Room Features

    Selva Verde Lodge
  • Spacious wooden verandahs with hammocks
  • Elevated views
  • Double or Queen Beds
  • Two pillows per person
  • 300 thread count bed linen
  • Screened windows with privacy shutters
  • Private bathrooms with double sinks and solar-heated hot water
  • Hair dryers
  • Safety boxes
  • Ceiling fans




  • "Dinnig Room and Bar" 


    Our dining room and bar overlook the magnificent Sarapiqui River just at the point that our bridge to the Reserve stretches across it. Our dining room is an ideal spot to enjoy your surroundings as well as tasty cuisine and refreshments.
    Our delicious buffet-style dining is a combination of local and international cuisine. Prepared by local women, our menu offers at least two main entrees accompanied by ample quanitites of vegetables and other side dishes. Additionally, a fresh salad ingredients are always available at lunch and dinner as well as a dessert which is served tableside. A variety of juices, coffee, and tea complete your dining experience. Please Note: The kitchen can accommodate special meal requests with at least 24 advance notice. The Selvita Bar is located below the dining area, also overlooking the beautiful Sarapiqui River. All types of refreshments and soft drinks can be enjoyed as well as beer, wine, and spirits both local and international. With tables and rocking chairs on our patio, the Selvita Bar is a definite stop for every guest.

    Selva Verde Lodge


    Selva Verde has an immense range of bio-diversity, which is of great importance to the Sarapiquí area. Thanks to their 500 acres of private reserve with primary forest located in Chilamate, Sarapiquí, Selva Verde Lodge has for you to see:
  • 120 species of mammals (including 60 species of bats)
  • 420 species of birds (check bird list)
  • 43 species of fish
  • 55 species of snakes (it includes 7 poisonous)
  • 500 species of butterflies
  • 50 species of frogs


  • Selva Verde Lodge

    High Season River Logde:

  • From Dec 15, 2010 - April 30, 2011 & from June 1 - July 31, 2011


  • Green Season River Lodge:

  • From May 01st, 2011 to May 31st, 2011
    & from August 01st, to Dec 14th, (2010-2011)



  • High Season Bungalow Room:

  • From Dec 15th to April 30 & From June 1st - July 31st (2010 - 2011)


  • Green Season Bungalow:

  • From May 1st to May 31st & from August 1st to Dec 14 (2010 - 2011)


  • Selva Verde Rates

    Meals & Tax included
  • 0-5 years old: Free lodging and meals.
  • 6-11 years old: $32.00 per child per night.
  • 12 and older: Standard adult rate.
  • Children 0-11 years old must share room with an adult.


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    For more information please call:
    Tel:(506)2-771-9686 Fax: (506)2-770-2674
    Email: sunnycostarica@racsa.co.cr