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More Than A Place To Stay

Our vision is to provide more than a place to stay, but to help you a have a perfect vacation!  We recognize that everyone has a unique view of their perfect vacation.   Relax on the nature trails right on the property or have us organize a personal massage beside the river in one of our covered gazebos.  Explore the local wildlife with our rescue center tour!  Paddleboard or snorkel in the close by national marine park.   Or explore the mountains with an ATV tour or horseback ride!   

We have spent a great deal of effort to experience and learn all the hidden spots and to plan the best experiences!   We strongly suggest you book your experiences in advance of your arrival with us.  This ensures availability and you can spend your time enjoying your vacation instead of planning it!  Explore our experiences below and then you can book online or email us at

Add Breakfast Service
Happy Hour 
Paddleboard Tours
Waterfall & Lunch Tour
Wildlife Refuge Tour
Horseback Riding

Massage at Your Cabin
Bottle Service(alcohol)
ATV Tours
Whale Watching Tours
Snorkeling Tour
Bird Watching Tours


We Offer the Following Experiences

Uvita Waterfall, Hike,
Butterfly Garden, & Lunch

Explore with our local expertise.  Enjoy hiking, swimming, or even slide down the waterfall.   Amazing tropical plants and flowers canvas the area and attract a lot of wildlife!


Whats Included

  • Butterfly Garden - See the famous Blue Morpho and More!

  • Hiking Trails - Trails are well kept and even have information signs. 

  • Lunch for 2 people - At a local restaurant nestled in the jungle. 

  • All transportation

  • Entry fees


 Click "Book Now" to see more info and to book.

$50  Each
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Paddleboard Tours
$80  Each

All transportation included.  Price is for locations within 30 minutes of Casitas Del Rio.   Other locations further away can be arranged, just email us in advance at 

We offer two options near Uvita.   Whales Tail Beach or a Mangrove Tour Whatever tour you choose is sure to be an amazing experience for all nature lovers.

Marino Ballena National Marine Park(Whales Tail Beach)
  Olive Ridley, Hawksbill Turtles, & over 80 different marine species make their home within its 14,000+ acres.  Includes the fees to enter the park.      

Mangrove Tour
Includes an educational talk about the importance of mangroves and the magical connection of the eco system there.  Search for birds & monkeys.  

We also offer other tours to surrounding locations like the Terraba River, the largest river in the country.  

Casitas Del Rio Riverfront Lodge with Experiences.  Join us on this wildlife nature tour
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Places to stay in Costa Rica Casitas Del Rio Riverfront Eco Lodge next to wildlife corridor
Places to stay in Costa Rica Casitas Del Rio Riverfront Eco Lodge next to wildlife corridor
Visit Wildlife Sanctuary

We take you to a wildlife refuge center.  This is where animals from the area are cared for.  Rescue, rehabilitation, and release of injured, sick, and orphaned Costa Rican wildlife.   Casitas Del Rio is located in a biological corridor  which connects the pacific coastal rainforests to the Osa Peninsula, which  houses 6.5% of the earth's biodiverity the highest animal density in the world.   It is a great way to experience the animals in a socially responsible way.


Whale Watching

Humpback whales visit the tropical waters of Costa Rica for a longer period of time than they do in any other area of ​​the world. Specifically Ballena Bahia(Spanish for Whale Bay) located in Uvita is the best place to see the whales and dolphins!


Each winter, about a thousand of these creatures, which typically reach lengths of up to 50 feet, make the 8,000-kilometer trek to Antarctica and grab a herring sandwich before heading north to Central America. They stay until spring arrives in the north again, with many of the females giving birth during that time.


While December through March is the best time to try to see the whales, July through November can also provide excellent opportunities.

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