Poas Volcano Lodge

Location: Central Valley & Highlands | Costa Rica

Price guide: $$$$$ Less than $100 per person per night

Unique in design, the charming Poas Volcano Lodge sits high up on the edge of the central Costa Rican cloud forest. It resembles a secluded lodge in the woods, offering a homely atmosphere, with warm, cosy bedrooms and comfortable lounges inside.
Perfect forAdventurers hoping to explore the volcano, or couples seeking solitude in the peaceful surroundings.
In the know Spare an afternoon to cosy up with a book at the hotel’s library, where afternoon tea, including homemade cakes and cookies, is served each day.

Recommended for...

  • Setting & Views
  • Off the Beaten Track
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Eco-tourism

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

Poas Volcano Lodge has a stunning setting in 10 acres of tropical gardens on the edge of the Poas Volcano, in central Costa Rica, with panoramic views.

Rooms at Poas Volcano Lodge

The rooms and suites are situated both in the main building and the surrounding grounds. Continuing the rustic theme of the hotel, they have attractive, homely interiors with stone walls and cosy fireplaces – perfect for the chilly evenings that are common here. They offer views over the lush tropical gardens and countryside, or the magnificent Poas Volcano.

Food & Drink

The restaurant serves delicious Costa Rican classics and a number of European delights. The dining room offers sublime views of the surrounding countryside, and the dishes incorporate home-grown ingredients from the nearby dairy farm.


In between exhilarating adventures, relax in the lounge by the cosy fireplace, head to the games room and cinema, or unwind with a massage.

Activities at Poas Volcano Lodge

The lodge is perfectly located for climbing the Poas Volcano and exploring the beautiful La Paz Waterfall Gardens. For activities closer to home, take a stroll around the scenic trails i the magnificent surrounding countryside with the resident dogs, who will guide you on your way. The lodge's knowledgeable staff are always on hand to offer insightful stories and information.

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Hotel location

Poas Volcano Lodge is a scenic drive of approximately 50 minutes from San Jose airport, through mountains and strawberry fields.

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