A Costa Rican OasisWhere you can unwind & connect with nature

Just steps to the beach, Drift Away Lodge is a hotel and retreat center in the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica. Our remote location allows you to reconnect with yourself.

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Our hotel in Playa Lagartillio, Guanacaste, Costa Rica is designed for you to unplug from your day to day. We are an ideal spot for a rustic romantic getaway or a transformational retreat experience and everything in between. Situated where the jungle meets the beach, the options are endless, whether adventure or relaxation are the goal.

Charming Costa Rican refuge

Playa Lagartillo, Guanacaste

Located on the remote, unspoiled beaches of Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast, Drift Away Lodge is perfect for surfers and adventure seekers, as well as those looking to relax immersed in nature.

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Serene StaysAt our tranquil, comfortable lodge

Drift Away Lodge offers 2 twin rooms, 2 Queen rooms, 4 Deluxe King rooms, and 4 Private Villas. All of our rooms are furnished with locally made wooden furniture. Rooms are also equipped with air conditioning, hot water, and memory foam mattresses.

King Rooms

Our King rooms feature an open concept with lots of space to spread out.

Queen Rooms

Our Queen rooms are cozy, but functional. Featuring gorgeous hand carved furniture and en suite bathroom.

Twin Rooms

Our twin rooms offer memory foam mattresses and garden views.

Private Villas

Our private, 2 bedroom villas sleep 4 and with a living/ dining area and bathroom.


Whether you are looking for adventure or serenity, we offer a multitude of activities to suit. From yoga to surfing, off the beaten path hikes or turtle watching – the possibilities are endless.

Lodge activities

Take advantage of some of the best surfing in Costa Rica Surfboard rental and surf lesson are available.


You can practice Yoga on your own in our beautiful yoga shala or on the quiet beach..

Local excursions

Book a sunset cruise or a trip to one of Costa Rica’s 7 active volcanoes for hiking and hot springs.

Couple’s getaway

Special Offer

Start with a special gift waiting for you at check in. Then, look forward to a sunset cruise and a chef’s dinner on separate evenings during your stay.

Extended Stay

Special Offer

Are you a digital nomad or scouting hidden surf spots? We would love to be your home base! Contact us about great rates on extended stays!

Personal Retreat

Special Offer

Book yourself a retreat – just for you or a small group, you decide. Book a 7 day, 6 night retreat, with daily breakfast and dinner, airport shuttle, and the excursion of your choice for less than you’d think!

IndulgeDine & drink

Lelo’s, our onsite restaurant offers a fresh take on traditional Costa Rican fare. Breezy and cool, our open air dining space is open early for a fresh, healthy breakfast and stays open all day to serve up everything from delicious snacks, to tropical smoothies, as well as  cocktails and mocktails. 

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