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Looking for Paradise? Rent our Beach Cottage!

If you don't like crowded, loud beach hotels, we recommend our isolated beach cottage on Playa Cacao, five minutes from Golfito. It is not a luxury home but a simple, open wooden house surrounded by 25 acres of jungle and only accessible by boat. It is the last house on the coast for miles. The garden with its palm trees, heliconias, hibiscus, and orchids attracts monkeys, parrots, toucans, coatis and racoons. The virtually private, 500 meter long sand and pebble beach is reached by a short trail.  The two-story hut with a roof of palm leaves and open windows belongs to Michael Schnitzler, owner of Esquinas Rainforest Lodge. The living-kitchen area is equipped with refrigerator, electric stove and oven, coffee maker and food processor., and opens onto a covered veranda with hammocks. Rainwater tanks feed the cold-water shower and flush-toilet; drinking water is available at the beach. The second floor has two queen beds separated by a wall, and an open balcony with spectacular views of  Golfo Dulce and the Osa Peninsula. The beach cottage is only available by direct request to  esquinas(at)racsa.co.cr or schnitzler(at)vienna.at and is not commissionable to travel agencies. Download detailed information as a PDF here.

Rates valid until October 31, 2012
  • Free transportation to and from Golfito is included. 
  • Free transportation from or to Esquinas Lodge when booked in combination with min. 2 nights Lodge or min. 4 nights Jungle Villa.
  • Reservations and payment through Esquinas Lodge.
  • A caretaker couple lives on the premises.
  • Sheets and towels are in the house.
  • Daily shopping  trip to Golfito (maximum 60 min. stay) is included.
  • Kayaks available free of charge

Further Information

Video of Esquinas and it's
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Bird List of Piedras Blancas NP and the Golfo Dulce
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360° Virtual Tours of Esquinas Lodge
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Find Esquinas from space with Google Earth
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Virtual Tour of Piedras Blancas NP  more...

Hear the sounds of Esquinas: a day in the jungle
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