Essence Arenal Overnight Jungle Experience

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Immerse yourself in an authentic Costa Rican experience off the beaten path on our 22 hectares of prime hilltop jungle. Experience majestic views of the Arenal Volcano, lake, and El Castillo valley. 

Relax and explore our yoga deck, jacuzzi, jungle spa, vegetarian restaurant, organic permaculture farm, swimming pool and hammocks, tilapia pond, hiking trails, abundant wildlife, waterfall and river all on the property.


Are you ready to deepen your yoga practice, transform your eating habits, change your perspective on life? Health, mental, physical, yoga, weight loss, and NLP retreats are offered year round.

Wellness & Healing

  • Yoga 
  • Massages
  • Reiki
  • Mud wrap
  • Reflexology 
  • Ionic foot detox
  • Naturopathy 
  • Temazcal sweat lodge
  • NLP session
  • Timeline therapy
  • Apitherapy

On-Site Tours

  • Cacao & Organic Permaculture Farm tour
  • Wildlife night tour
  • Birdwatching day tour

Farm-to-table Cuisine

Essence Arenal Restaurant prepares nutritious, organic, vegetarian, and vegan cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Let us know if you are gluten free. With over 10 years of experience our chef Marvin creates masterpieces for every meal and provides detox smoothies to compliment your healing journey.

Adventures Closeby

  • Waterfall jungle tours
  • Free hot springs
  • Swimming in the volcanic lake above Cerro Chato
  • Horseback ride to waterfall and cloud forest
  • Kayak, SUP, and sailboat rentals 
  • Wildlife refuge boat adventure Cano Negro River
  • Rafting tours
  • Forest night tours
  • Canopy zip-lining & skytram 
  • Canyoning and rappelling
  • Hanging bridges