Encanta la Vida is a unique Jungle Beach Lodge on the pristine and Wild Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica. “One of the most biologically diverse places on earth” according to National Geographic.

Watch an incredible abundance and variety of animals including monkeys, toucans, macaws, cotamundi, aguiti and sloths –
often sighted from our cabins. Cabo Matapalo’s secluded beaches and coves offer a unique environment of
world class beauty and tranquility to beachcombers and surfers.

Encanta La Vida offers an off-the-beaten-path jungle experience for travelers looking for adventure, immersion in nature and off-the-grid tranquility!

All-Inclusive Lodge

Encanta La Vida is all about immersing yourself in the jungle with style. Treat your palate to three delicious meals a day made with fresh local ingredients by our chef, included with your accommodation. The dinners are quite an event with three course meals and freshly baked bread daily. You ave the choice of romantic private dining or family style dining. We cater to all dietary needs and strive to assure that guests enjoy the culinary experience.

Lodging includes 9 different accommodations to choose from tucked in along the tropical garden paths. All guest accommodations are furnished with top quality mattresses, linens, lights, fans, private bathrooms and hot water. Guests will enjoy the comfort of private patios and balconies set up with rockers, hammocks  adding to a relaxing ambiance. For more photos and a list of room amenities, we invite you to browse the lodging page.

Our full service front desk can arrange any tour or travelers needs.

Activities and Adventures

Enjoy a remote jungle vacation with all the amenities you need to ensure your comfort. Catering to families, groups, reunions, couples, singles, yoga retreats, weddings and surfers alike. Encanta La Vida is a perfect choice for an adventure seeking traveler.

Offering both virgin jungle and pristine beach environments, guests can experience the best of Costa Rica, all in one location. You don’t even have to leave the lodge to be completely immersed in the jungle. At Encanta La Vida, one never needs to go far for a memorable rain forest experience. Popular activities include hiking to local waterfalls, swimming and surfing, bird watching and wildlife spotting or take an eco-tour to immerse yourself further into the adventures and natural wonders of the world renowned Osa Peninsula.

Guests will enjoy our exclusive beachfront yoga shala set in a private environment where massage and seasonal spa services are treats for your senses. Whether you’re a yogi, love meditation, or just love a good view, you’ll be blow away by the second-story yoga deck, nestled in the canopy overlooking the turquoise waters of Pan Dulce. Check out yoga retreat options for a dedicated yoga holiday.

We offer a full bar, tropical drinks, fruit smoothies - enjoy them at our soft water pool without chlorine.