If you want an authentic, cultural Costa Rican experience, I would definitely recommend this lodge. It is beautiful and situated on 25 acres that has some of the most picturesque areas in all of Costa Rica. Ironically, we came to this lodge to hike around the Arenal volcano, but we found the hikes around the lodge much more challenging, adventurous and beautiful.
Jonathon, the owner, is an extremely charming gentleman. He is extremely accommodating and wants to ensure the comfort and happiness of all his guests. My boyfriend and I, had a couple challenges at the lodge and Jonathon was there at the moments notice to make sure everything was taken care and that we were satisfied.
The eco-lodge component is another facet I found extremely fun. The lodge is surrounded by fruit trees that bore delicious tropical fruits that we were able to eat at every meal. Also, most of the staff lived around the property. Diego, the driver lived a few meters from the lodge. He was super laid back and always available to take the guests to their destinations or serve as a guide and show some really cool areas around La Fortuna, that we would not have been able to see otherwise.
I can go on and on about this place. But essentially, it was lovely and a definite backpackers' dream. I would highly recommend this place to all those seeking fun and adventure in Costa Rica :)
- Also Known As:
- Princesa De La Luna Eco Lodge Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Park Princess of the Moon Ecolodge is nestled in a lush tropical plant farm with a great location. This magical place is unusual, with more than 100 types of fruit trees, including many threatened and endangered species. The area is one of the most biodiverse and fertile in the world so wonderful to understand, observe and experience wildlife and nature. The aim is to integrate the principles of permaculture and creating a lifestyle self-sufficient and sustainable in harmony with the local biodiversity. Swimming pools, waterfalls, jacuzzi and many hiking trails on the farm as well as many other activities in the area. This is an interesting place for a honeymoon or a romantic adventure. ... more less