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Chill out áreaEnjoy the wildlife right from your veranda in the River View Casita
Private room in nature lodge

Cabins by a magical river & jungle

Cabins by a magical river & jungle

2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 private bath

Welcome to newly built lodge &retreat center Living Forest, where you wake up to the sound of a river and jungle with tropical birds and monkeys often in sight. The location is secluded, yet you can easily drive to amazing sights by Lake Arenal.


Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Private entrance

House Rules

Check-in time is 2PM - 6PM
Check out by 11PM

42 Reviews

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Laura User Profile
March 2018
Gorgeous place in the forest of Costa Rica! Wake up to wonderful sounds of nature. I LOVE the outdoor private shower and bathroom! Quaint and serene!

Dave User Profile
February 2018
Living Forest is the perfect name for this place. We were in Costa Rica for three weeks, and this place brought us closest to intimacy with Mother Earth. Johanna has created a quiet, sacred, relaxing space. We attended Wednesday morning yoga, meditated and did yoga on our own in …

Mardi User Profile
January 2018
Living Forest is a wonderful retreat. It is very rustic and homey. Birds abound and monkeys visit. The sound of the creek running thru the property was so soothing. Johanna was warm and friendly. We fell in love with her 2 dogs and cat who liked to visit. Would highly recommend…

Michelle User Profile
January 2018
Place is just as described! Peaceful and serene.. love all the plants and flowers growing around the buildings! Sweet and fun dogs and cat!

Mike User Profile
December 2017
Johanna's place is fabulous. She is a wonderful host -- always making sure everything is taken care of without being intrusive about it. I stayed at Living Forest for more than a week and during that time really came to see what an art it is to be good at running a B&B or a retre…

Shawnasia User Profile
March 2017
This was the first stop on the my Costa Rican adventure. It was exactly was I was looking for. I needed a difference of scenery from the hustle and bustle of New York City. Johanna was amazing with helping us find the location and offering suggestions for places to visit. And the…

Seth User Profile
March 2017
Secluded, serene, peaceful.

Hosted by Johanna

Costa RicaJoined in November 2013
Johanna User Profile
112 Reviews
Johanna is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hi, I am Johanna, the owner of Living Forest.I love nature and animals. I adore living in Costa Rica in this magical piece of land. Yoga, dance and movement, transformation and creativity are close to my heart. I love adventures and enjoy life. I have traveled extensively and …
Languages: English, Español, Français, Suomi
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Tilaran, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

We are secluded in tranquil nature, yet it takes only 20 minutes to drive to local town Tilaran or 25 min to Nuevo Arenal in the other direction.
When you turn to us from the lake road, we are locate…

Getting around

We recommend hiring a car, as it makes it easier to explore the area. We have a contact, who gives our guests a good discount, if interested, please ask us more.

It is also possible to use the local …

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