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Soak up the essence of Puerto Viejo



The Hotel Shawandha Ecolodge provides eco-friendly, peaceful and relaxing accommodation in the heart of southern Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast in Puerto Viejo, Limón. It’s located just 150 metres from Playa Chiquita, an unspoilt white sand beach lapped by crystal-clear waters and only accessible by a private walkway. With fourteen fantastic chalets and six incredible tepees nestled among the tropical forest, two swimming pools (one with waterfalls, located in a lush tropical garden), our hotel is famed for its peacefulness, its hospitality and its biodiversity. We take care of every detail to ensure that your stay in Puerto Viejo is a truly unforgettable experience
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Discover the essence of puerto viejo and its most authentic environment

The hotel is located in a five-acre stretch of forest, preserving its own wildlife and ecosystems, with one hundred species of birds, more than two hundred types of flora and a gigantic ceiba (or kapok) tree that create a truly privileged environment. Here you can enjoy once-in-a-lifetime experiences, adventure sports and a whole host of activities focused on discovering and learning about life within the tropical forest, always with a personalised service attending to all your needs and questions.

Founded in 1993, Shawandha Ecolodge combines hardwoods, bamboo and palm, blending perfectly in with Costa Rican nature. The property is designed following the principles of sustainable architecture, so that guests can enjoy the environment and its biodiversity. Meanwhile, Playa Chiquita is an active member of the Blue Flag Programme, which works towards the sustainable development of Costa Rica’s beaches. Shawandha Ecolodge is located just four hours from San José and six kilometres from Puerto Viejo. Our hotel is the ideal tropical beach resort for honeymoons, relaxing breaks for couples or families, wellness trips, low-key meetings or incentive trips.


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The Hotel Shawandha Ecolodge is located just 150 metres from Playa Chiquita beach in Puerto Viejo, in the province of Limón. It's perfect for nature lovers, honeymooners, family holidays... Its privileged location also makes it a great option for birdwatchers, artists, writers and photographers. The stunning Playa Chiquita is a peaceful white sand beach lapped by crystal-clear waters and only accessible via a private walkway. Playa Chiquita is an active member of the Blue Flag Programme, which works towards the sustainable development of Costa Rica's beaches.

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