Golfito Lodging Selections  
"Warm Alternatives to Hotel Living"

Traveling into new territory is always more fun and memorable when the experience allows for some immersion into both the culture and the 'LOCAL SCENE'. Our varied selection of Golfito and surrounding area accommodations strive to take travelers out of the chain hotels and "cookie cutter" establishments, inviting them to be hosted in a more "Pura Vida" style.  From economical guest rooms to fully furnished cozy vacation homes along the marina front ... to beautiful rainforest lodges, tree houses and quaint beach "cabinas" ... our choices for your holiday in Costa Rica's pristine southern zone and harbor towns promise you comfort, a great value and a warm, personal experience with attentive services by local hosts and staff who take certain pride in making sure your stay will be a great experience in true hospitality. 

Isla Vista Villa Vacation Rental

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The Isla Vista Villa is a fully furnished garden apartment. Walk up the hillside path to a 2 bedroom, 2 bath tastefully decorated home featuring folk and and intercultural art. With "all the comforts of home" this large unit is a great choice for up to 4 guests. One queen bed and 2 singles. A fully furnished kitchen with full size appliances, dining table plus breakfast counter and private enclosed back deck and yard - making this a good selection for pet owners.
Includes  A.C., cable TV, telephone and Wi-Fi.  Directly across the street from Banana Bay Marina and nearby Fish Hook Marina, the popular bar-restaurant services will be a pleasure on nights you choose not to cook. Walk 5 minutes into the town center and you will find supermarkets, vegetable and meat stores and a number of typical restaurants and local bars. Land Sea Services 'Cruiser Clubhouse' across the street offers guests travel assistance and laundry services. 24 hour economical taxis at the street. Hotel style housekeeping and linen services included. Capacity 4 persons.   Vista Villas Reservation Policy

$89 per night double occupancy.      Discounted Weekly/Monthly Rates

The View Studio

This private entry studio-guestroom is located off the upper balcony of the Vista Villas, taking advantage of the hillside's bay views. Conveniently above Banana Bay Marina, one block from Golfito's town center.  Furnished with a double bed, private bathroom, mini-galley with coffeemaker, refrigerator, microwave and toaster. Air Conditioning, hot shower, WIFI, and secure patio. Great for single or a couple.

Hotel style attendance and service. This guest room can also be combined with any of the other Vista Villas to increase your sleeping capacity and privacy. A great option for adults traveling together or families with independent "teenagers" who'd enjoy their own space.  Vista Villas Reservation Policy

$38 per night. Discounted Weekly Rates 

Marina Vista Vacation Rental

The Marina Vista Villa is a fully furnished townhouse with a 'nautical flair'. It really does offer all the comforts of home. It's perfect for a single or couple, but will sleep up to 4 persons. One bedroom and one bathroom. A fully furnished kitchen with full size appliances and a 2-top dining table. A.C., cable TV, and WIFI. Queen bed plus a living room settee that converts to sleep 2 additional guests.  Convenient location across the street from both the Banana Bay Marina with full service bar-restaurant and Land Sea Service Center with travel desk and laundry. 24 hour economical taxi services at street. Hotel-Style housekeeping and linen services included. Capacity 4 persons. Vista Villa Reservation Policy

$58 per night 
Discounted Weekly/Monthly Rates

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The Bahia Vista Vacation Rental

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The Bahia Vista Villa is a spacious townhouse unit with incredible views over Golfito Bay. Fully furnished to every detail, a lot of thought went into ensuring a comfortable stay!  Large master bedroom with queen bed and a single bed, plus an additional single bed alcove. One bathroom, kitchen with full size appliances, coffeemaker, microwave, toaster, 4-top dining table plus breakfast bar. Balcony Patio.  A/C, TV, phone and free Wi-Fi. Conveniently located across from the Banana Bay Marina with full service bar-restaurant. Laundry services offered. Economical taxis passing 24 hours a  day. Hotel-Style maid and linen services included. Capacity for 4 persons
            Vista Villa Reservation Policy 

                      $68 per night     
    Discounted Weekly/Monthly Rates.

The "Casita"
 A Cottage Home Vacation Rental

 Fully furnished kitchen with full size appliances.  Coffeemaker, toaster and array of good cookware and dishes. Air Conditioning, Cable TV and WIFI. Pet friendly. Maid and linen services included. 
This refurbished and traditionally styled  'tico' home is a picture of Pura Vida on the hillside in front of the waterfront marinas. The large veranda deck is perfect for enjoying your morning coffee or evening sunsets over the yacht harbor. Large private yard with tropical landscape and a great outdoor sink for fish cleaning.  
The "Casita" is a long time client favorite and a comfortable choice for both short or longer term stays.  Bedroom with queen and single bed plus extra large settee in the living room converts into 2 comfortable single guest beds. 
Capacity 5 persons. 
$65 per night. 
Discounted Weekly/Monthly Rates. 
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The Magic Carpet Houseboat


Experience a great adventure in alternative lodging. You'll find the "Magic Carpet" moored at the Land Sea Dock - a traditional outpost for world cruising sailors. This accommodation is centered directly between Banana Bay Marina and Fish Hook Marina docks- a true "on the water" option. 

The "Magic Carpet" offers a Master Cabin with a queen size captains bed and large built in wardrobe. Additionally, the second cabin is furnished for comfort with 2 single beds. Other amenities include a living salon with a cozy settee, big screen cable TV and a picture window to the yacht harbor.
 galley kitchen includes a stove, refrigerator, toaster, coffeemaker, and a full array of dishes.  Aboard there is a private bathroom with hot water shower and a marine head. Also included are windows to views and fans in every room, WiFi, a private wrap around deck for dining plus a dockside breakfast bar. Access to the Cruiser Clubhouse lends guests an auxiliary bathroom & shower. The on shore clubhouse hosts a morning coffee and sunset social area most days along with a BBQ deck and on site laundry services. If you love the idea of a marina environment and the romance of the boat bum life or if you want to drop your fishing line in or launch a kayak just out your back'll love this novelty lodging. Skiff tie up optional for bookings of one month or more.  Free co-op kayak use with booking of 3 nights or more. Vista Villa Reservation Policy

 Single or Double Occupancy Only

          $64/night         $175/3-night pkg        $390/week     $1,250 monthly  rate*
Ask for more information to Side Tie your Boat

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Casa Golfito

     Welcome to our most Exclusive Vacation Rental located in Golfito's Historic "American Zone". A former executive residential area, this luxury property is located in a neighborhood from the bygone Banana Company era. The gated home sits elegantly on one acre lushly landscaped with recreational amenities including a  private pool, outdoor dining "rancho", garden-side BBQ deck and various patios with balconies to take full advantage of the serene views. Professionally decorated, the home offers two master bedrooms plus two guest bedrooms to sleep up to 9 persons, a fully appointed kitchen with optional chef services plus a gracious dining and living room for entertaining in style. The home is staffed with a personal concierge and daily maid services - A perfect selection for your company or family retreat - An upscale alternative to hotel living.  Golfito's Premier Vacation Rental.

Book "CASA GOLFITO" for the special rate of $350 per night
Request Quotation for extended stays or seasonal rental.

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Encanta La Vida Lodge 
Cabo Matapalo - Osa Peninsula


 Situated on the tip of the remote and exotic Osa Peninsula, this enchanting selection is a very unique jungle lodge in the tropical rainforest of Southern Costa Rica. It's beachfront location at Cabo Matapalo offers adventurers the opportunity to witness one of the few untouched pristine regions in the country. Experience the sounds and sights of the jungle both day and night. Sunbathe or surf on breathtaking beaches and see amazing wildlife - all in one location.  Enjoy a remote jungle vacation with all the amenities you need to ensure your comfort. Relax by the pool, explore the local rainforest, hike to the waterfalls, take an eco-tour or have a massage on their ocean view yoga deck.

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"Encanta La Vida is all about immersing yourself in the jungle with style. Treat your palate to three delicious meals a day made with fresh local ingredients by our chef, included with your accommodation. The dinners are quite an event with three course meals and freshly baked bread daily. You have the choice of romantic private dining or family style dining. We cater to all dietary needs and strive to assure that guests enjoy the culinary experience."

  Lodging includes 9 different accommodations to choose from tucked in along the tropical garden paths. All guest accommodations are furnished with top quality mattresses, linens, lights, fans, private bathrooms and hot water. Guests will enjoy the comfort of private patios and balconies set up with rockers, hammocks  adding to a relaxing ambiance. For more photos and a list of room amenities, we invite you to browse the lodging page.
     The Osa Peninsula is home to the highest density of wildlife in all of Costa Rica. Experience an incredible variety and abundance of animals and birds including monkeys, toucans, macaws, coatimundi, agouti and sloths right from your cabin patio. Bird-watching on the Osa Peninsula is world class with over 400 different species of birds in the area. National Geographic once described this corner of the country as "one of the most biologically diverse places on earth".  Whether you explore on your own or hire a guide to lead you, this corner of Costa Rica promises to be awesome.
   It's not just the jungle that makes this place a standout among rainforest lodges. Encanta La Vida is the only lodge in this area of the Osa to be located both under the forest canopy and along the pristine coast. 
     People come from all around the southern zone on "day tours" to experience the Matapalo rain forest surroundings, wildlife and pristine beaches and, of course, to surf . We, on the other hand, are privileged to be immersed in it all at one location - Encanta La Vida.

       Located only 45 minutes from the entry of the world famous Corcovado National Park. The "crown jewel" of the Costa Rican National Parks.  This prized location and lodge is great for singles, couples and families alike.   Reservations here or contact us for a quote on your vacation at Encanta La Vida.

Rates Range from $120 to $175 per person/night depending upon the accommodation selected.  Prices include 3 daily meals with beverages, daily maid service and taxes. Transportation to the lodge, optional tours, tips and bar tabs are not included in the rates but can be pre-calculated by our staff for your convenience.


Land Sea Property Services

Km.2 Tierra Mar, Golfito 60701

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