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Be in a relaxing environment of the untainted and colourfully frequented Playa Cocles and have the unforgettable experience of an eco-friendly lodging among centuries-old trees in the heart of the rainforest of Talamanca. Thanks to this extraordinary location, you will be treated to an optimal bird-watching opportunity too. About 120 species of birds are observable in the hotel garden. Enjoy all of this while having a daily two-hour yoga class, and one day surfing and hiking waterfalls.
Cariblue Beach & Jungle Resort is a three stars award-winning hotel nestled in a tropical garden of five acres between the Jungle and the clear waters of the Southern Costarican Caribbean Sea. Live the unforgettable experience of an eco-friendly lodging among centuries-old trees in the heart of the rainforest of Talamanca, near the Wildlife Refuge Gandoca - Manzanillo.
Enjoy daily two-hour yoga classes at 07:00, as well as one day of surfing and hiking waterfalls.
You will enjoy a full day of surfing and hiking during this retreat.
Playa Cocles is a small village on the Atlantic Coast south of Puerto Viejo, Limon in the Caribbean lowland zone. Strikingly beautiful beaches, lush greenery, and a relaxed atmosphere is what you'll experience in this region. This culturally rich area is a unique blend of Latino, Afro-Caribbean, and Bribri indigenous cultures living side by side.
The popular surf destination of Puerto Viejo lies a short distance north of Playa Cocles. This lively community has local reggae bands entertaining at night, surf shops, boutiques, restaurants, bars, and a variety of hotel options. A popular way to get around and discover the fine area is by bike, which are available for rent on almost every street corner.
Besides all the amazing surfing found here there are also various parks one can enjoy such as the Cahuita National Park protecting Costa Rica’s biggest Coral Reef, the Talamanca Indian Reserve and the Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge protecting some of the regions most endangered flora and fauna as well as mangrove swamps and tropical rainforest. Mountain biking, kayaking, and fishing trips are readily available as is visiting the indigenous Bribrie community, butterfly garden and or dolphin tour.
Playa Cocles is a very small village with just two stores, a school, and a soccer field. The locals are very friendly and welcoming and can be found sitting outside together laughing and enjoying life. In order to keep the beach a safe place to swim and enjoy, the community has come together and contributed to pay for lifeguard services which are not too common in this country.
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Daily breakfast buffet and two group dinners are included in the price of this retreat. Sole Luna, a restaurant in the resort offers a cuisine that can be described as a pleasant expression of the surrounding cultural climate: the original Caribbean kitchen. It counterbalances the strong Italian mark of the Totem Beach Bar which in itself open to all kinds of creative interchanges. The dining room, where the guests are offered various themed evenings with dinner, night-happenings with live music and special cocktail-parties, faces to the main swimming pool as well as to one of the two Jacuzzi's. This environment, in which stands out the elegant American bar, makes the restaurant the most important meeting point of the Cariblue. The management focuses on providing great tasting fresh food together with high quality customer service.
Enjoy the delicious local food in the area
Enjoy the sunshine and the beach
Explore the clear blue waters
Get lost exploring the island
Go on excursions
Have fun hiking and swimming
Have an exotic Carribean massage in a spa nearby
Know the Wildlife Caribbean
Purchase gifts from Coral Souvenir Shop
Rent a bike and go on cycling tours
Snorkelling in the Cahuita beach
Take part in Trail Adventures
Visit the touristic sites
Pamper yourself for an additional fee in a totally tropical setting with organic treatments and products such as with chocolate, coffee, and coconut while enjoying an exotic Caribbean massage experience on a private ranch, surrounded by nature.
Please book your flight to arrive at Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO). Please make sure your flights arrive no later than 14:00 and leave no earlier than 12:00. Shuttle flights from Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) to Limon and Limon to Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) is included. Transfer from and to the airport is also included. The organizer will pick you up from the airport.