Costa Rica Glamping: Luxury in the Untouched Outdoors

By Abby Jeffords

Have you ever dreamed of a tropical, warm vacation, but wanted to spice it up a bit with some adventure? Not to worry because Costa Rica has it all—relaxing spas and jungle adventures, and all without compromising comfort. Costa Rica has always been known for its abundance of natural beauty, such as white-sands, clear-waters, wide beaches, hidden waterfalls, dense jungles, and rugged mountain terrain, but what about its uniquely diverse and vibrant culture? Imagine yourself relaxing on the beach during the day with friendly locals who, at night, can to show you the authentic, wild side of Costa Rica, both in the jungle and out on the town.

Amazing Treehouse in the Gandoca-Manzanillo Rainforest, Costa Rica

How about staying in a lavish two-story tree house suspended 25 meters from the ground? Surrounded by nothing but the rainforest of Gandoca-Manzanillo wildlife refuge, this solar powered tree house is the ultimate glamping adventure. Hike up and down the tree with indigenous Nasso tribe guides to get to the tree house, or use the elevator. The local guides will also accompany you during other cultural activities in the area.

Upscale Oceanfront Yoga Retreat, Playa Santa Teresa

Or, if adventure in the rainforest is not what you seek in Costa Rica, a yoga retreat in upscale villas and bungalows planted on a pristine beach might do the trick. A wide variety of outdoor activities, along with spas, massages, yoga, and organic meals will be a cleanse for mind, body, and soul.

Luxury Safari Tents in Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Get as close as you can to the sights, smells, and sounds of the unspoiled rainforest in these luxury safari tents. Enjoy a white water rafting trip, a waterfall hike, horseback riding, and so much more while staying here.

Dashing Jungle Cabañas near Caribbean Sea, Costa Rica

A true Costa Rican glamping experience includes the unrefined rainforest, alluring beaches, and a picturesque Costan Rican pueblo, right? Get it all here, in an eco-friendly cabana in the heart of the Gandoca wildlife refuge. A night out in a small beach town with some locals will surely create unforgettable memories.