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Bosque del Cabo Rainforest Lodge, Costa Rica
Toucans, macaws and parakeets carry on their conversations in the surrounding rainforest, at this gorgeous retreat perched above the Pacific Ocean on Costa Rica's unspoilt Osa Peninsula. Choose between thatched cabins offering simple comforts or villas fully equipped for self-catering, and look forward to days sprawled out in a hammock.
It's also perfect for those with plenty of energy, as you can take to the waves with a surfboard, hike the lodge's own trails, zip-line or ride through the jungle, and snorkel on reefs in the Golfo Dulce region. A visit to the Corcovado National Park is another highlight, giving visitors the chance to observe sloths, monkeys and pumas in their natural habitat.
Rates: From £157 per night, based on two sharing a cabina. This includes three daily meals.