Playa Cativo Golfo Dulce Costa Rica, Playa Cativo Costa Rica (CRI)
3.5 Star Oceanfront Hotel
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5.0/ 5

Based on 69 guest reviews

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  • Includes an outdoor pool
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Airport shuttle provided
  • 7 rooms in property
  • 3 floors in property
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Group friendly rating of 7.5/10

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Room Types

Check RatesDeluxe Room 1 King Bed with Sofa Bed Accessible Ocean View Full Board
Check RatesLuxury Room 1 King Bed with Sofa Bed Ensuite Ocean View Full Board
Check RatesPremium Room 1 King Bed with Sofa Bed Ensuite Beach View Full Board

Local Attractions

Piedras Blancas National Park, rainforest, Corcovado National Park, Osa Peninsula, Golfito, Puerto Jimenez, beach, wildlife refugee.

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5.0 out of 5. Based on 69 guest reviews

Property Description

Set in the heart of Costa Rica's rainforest on the coast of Golfo Dulce, Playa Cativo is a new luxury eco lodge offering exquisite accommodations in true harmony with nature. With its 2014 debut, this Costa Rican hideaway is accessible only by boat and offers a spectacular destination vacation.Playa Cativo's design compliments the natural surroundings of the rainforest,stunning grounds and oceanfront setting. The exclusive eco lodge offers seven stunning, beachfront guestrooms, including an inviting private casita nestled on the beach, a gourmet farm-to-table restaurant, and a tropical bar featuring the finest of wines,cocktails and organic juices. Ideal for small intimate groups, family reunions, seminars, wellness retreats, and more.

Green Sustainability

Playa Cativo Eco Lodge aims to be 100% sustainable. We believe that the protection of the rainforest and ocean is the responsibility of the community as a whole. Therefore, our commitment and actions support the local economy and we work together with local authorities. Most of our staff is native from surrounding communities and they often volunteer in activities to preserve the area. From organic farm-to-table program, to recycling and on-site 100% clean electric energy generation, we believe every effort counts, and guests are invited to learn, share ideas and take home some of the practices that we have implemented at Playa Cativo Eco Lodge.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:2:00 PM
Check Out:11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation:2014
Corridors:All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:7
Handicap Rooms:1
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:1 View Spaces
Meeting Space:125 sq. feet
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 50.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 50.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours:10AM-9PM
Pool Info:
Outdoor pool is open from 5:30am to 9:00pm
Policies / Expenses
Because of our small size and location, cancellations affect us significantly. A last minute cancellation allows us limited opportunity of re-selling our guestrooms. For this reason, we must impose a strict cancellation policy. For single room reservation
Nightly Parking:Free
Typical Group Deposit:25%
Total Taxes:13.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 0.00%
Country Tax:13.00%
Food and Beverage Tax:23.00%

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Boat Launch
  • Breakfast in room
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Concierge service
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Express Check-Out
  • Generator for sleeping rooms
  • Generator for public spaces
  • Hairdryer available
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Jogging path
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Shower
  • Solarium
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • TV room

Airport & Shuttle Information

SJO - Juan Santamaria airport in San Jose is the closest international airport. Golfito and Puerto Jimenez domestic airports are located 30 minutes away.

Local Shuttle Info: Private boat transfer is included in the room rate. Lodge is accessible by boat only.

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Breakfast Information

A la cart breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. Chef's creations with fresh organic ingredients from our farm to table program.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Playa Cativo Lodge

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Playa Cativo Lodge.

Feel free to use the Playa Cativo Lodge meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Playa Cativo event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
The Librery 18 x 10 x 8 18--/----------8--/--88--
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The Librery

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
18 Sq. Mi
18 x 10 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • WIFI Internet
  • LAN Internet
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
Half Day Rental:
$175.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$275.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$150.00 USD

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"Everything went very well. The accommodations were great; the manager was very friendly and helpful, especially on short notice. I will certainly look to your service again when the need arises. Thank you." D.L. - Lebanon, PA

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