Copa de Arbol Beach & Rainforest Resort

Drake Bay, Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Costa Rica

An award-winning beachfront resort next to Central America’s largest tract of untouched rainforest, with watersports equipment, three daily meals and more

Dolphins and humpbacks and orcas, oh my! Find your own Oz at Copa de Arbol, which calls its 70 acres – all by Central America’s largest tract of untouched coastal rainforest, Corcovado National Park – "the Costa Rica of your dreams." The former guests behind its TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award agree, many comparing it to paradise. From horseback riding to canopy-touring to zip-lining, the activities that fill you day here are all oriented around sighting the white-faced monkeys, toucans and jaguars that hide in the lush mangroves. If you take to the other neighboring reserve, the oceanic center Cano Island, you'll instead be able to scout for those dolphins and whales.

Skip out on the creatures for creature comforts, and you’ll be just as impressed. The hotel’s warm staff takes good care of you, serving your three complimentary meals each day at a four-star open-air beachfront restaurant, with fresh, locally sourced fruits and vegetables. In your eco-friendly luxury cabina, you’ll have a pillow-top mattress and some of the only air conditioning available to hotel guests in the region. Relish it, to the sights and sounds of swaying trees and crashing Pacific-fed waters, and soon you’ll be repeating, "There is a place like home…"

Good to know

Please be aware that additional activities, such as boat rides, snorkeling, zip-lining and rainforest tours, are not included and must be booked in advance with the hotel. Some activities require several weeks of advance notice, so booking early is advised.

The hotel is accessible by boat only; guests must call in advance to coordinate transportation to the hotel.

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Activities Beach Relaxing Scenery

We like

  • Taking to the Pacific-fed bay on a complimentary rental kayak or paddle board
  • Savoring three locally sourced daily meals, cooked up by an acclaimed chef and served on the beach
  • Sighting monkeys in the mangroves, whales in the waters and tropical birds everywhere
  • Exploring untouched coast rainforest at Corcovado National Park and scouting for dolphins and whales at Cano Island

Second opinion

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