Gold mining on the Osa

The Osa Peninsula is famous for its gold – before Corcovado National Park was formed in 1975 the whole Osa swarmed with gold miners.  After that, people continued to mine gold throughout the peninsula in areas other than the park.  Just about every Tico living...

Breakfast at Iguana Lodge

BREAKFAST – yay! PLATTERS OF FRESH TROPICAL FRUIT ~ HOMEMADE MANGO SCONES AND PINEAPPLE MUFFINS ~HUEVOS RANCHEROS ~ COCONUT WATER – RIGHT OFF THE TREE ~ FRESH SQUEEZED ORANGE JUICE ~ BANANA CREPES ~ IGUANA LODGE’S FAMOUS CRANBERRY WALNUT GRANOLA...

Kids at Iguana Lodge

THIS IS A GREAT PLACE TO BE A KID ~ SIC MILE LONG BEACH ~ ROOM TO SPREAD OUT Whether it is a significant anniversary, birthday or another special occasion, Iguana Lodge is an excellent spot for Family Reunions. There are plenty of places to come together, and places...

On The Beach

Fortunately for us (and you), we are located on the best beach on the Osa, bar none. We decided to move here when we took a swim. This six mile long, gorgeous, deserted stretch of beach is made for swimming, boogie boarding, paddle boarding, and kayaking – and as luck...

Yoga Practice at Iguana Lodge

If you would like to do some yoga at Iguana Lodge – feel free to enjoy our fab facilities – or practice with Lauren, our on-site yogini. Lauren leads you in her practice which consists of playful, athletic vinyasa which she enjoys envisioning currently as...
9  Things You Should Know Before Visiting Costa Rica

9 Things You Should Know Before Visiting Costa Rica

9 Things to know before traveling to Costa Rica Perfectly planned-out trips are never a good idea – that’s not what this list is about. When you’re on vacation, the element of surprise and experiencing the unexpected are how some of the best memories are made –...

Yoga Retreats at Iguana Lodge

MARCO ROJAS & RALPH CRAIG – NYC ~ MICHELLE MARCHILDON & DAWNELLE ARTHUR – DENVER ~ EMILY PHILLIPS & AMY LEYDON – MARTHA’S VINEYARD / BOSTON ~ AMY SULLIVAN – (MISS MARCH 2013) ~ KIM CROTTY – NJ / TRACY MOHR NYC ~ SABINA...

Take a Hike, Stroll About, or Comb the Beach

Explore Trails and Gardens, Take a Hike, or Comb the Beach From combing the beach, to exploring the mangroves and surrounding refuge, to walking through Iguana Lodge’s Nature Trails or on the country road to town, you can follow a new path everyday at Iguana...

The Extraordinary Gardens of Iguana Lodge

NATIVE SPECIES? ~ LARGEST ON THE OSA ~ FAUNA LOVE OUR GARDENS – CHECK OUT THE BUTTERFLIES ~ STARFRUIT, MANGO, CACAO TREES ~ PASSION FRUIT VINES ~ MYRIADS OF BANANA TREES ~ MONKEY TREES ~ ILAN-ILAN = CHANNEL #5 Iguana Lodge Gardens There are a variety of garden...