About us

Just steps to the beach, we are a newly renovated hotel and retreat center in the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica.
Inspired by the true Lifestyle of Pura Vida, Drift Away allows you to immerse yourself in one of the Earth’s few Blue Zones

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Pura Vida Lifestyle

Blue Zone describes the environments and the lifestyles of the worldslongest living people. Nicoya Peninsula in Guanacaste, Costa Rica is one of just 5 in the world!

We invite you to come and join us in our hotel so you can experiencethis yourself. Discover the secret of the happiest people in the world! 

We take pride in our hospitality with personalized treatment, allowing you to unplug and enjoy your experience. We offer comfortable accommodations, peaceful surroundings, and fantastic food so that you can kick back and enjoy.

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Our hotel embodies the authentic Blue Zone lifestyle, offering comfortable rooms and lush surroundings.. We take pride in serving locally sourced fruits and vegetables. Additionally, our establishment boasts open spaces that foster a high quality of life, ideal for travelers seeking rejuvenation.


Experience jaw dropping landscapes and wildlife. Awaken to the sound of Howler Monkeys in the trees, surrounded by the sounds of nature. This unspoiled, lush environment is part of what makes this area a Blue Zone and we are committed to keeping it that way. Remember, we are built in the middle of the jungle, you may have visitors from outside stop by your room to say Hi from time to time.


Legendary, Epic, World Famous  …Some of the words used to describe the surfing at the beaches surrounding Drift Away Lodge. World class breaks are just steps from our doors. Come experience “Little Hawaii” and the beaches made famous in Endless Summer II. 


White sand beaches and crystal blue waters await! You have never seen sunsets like this. Find out why this is called the Gold Coast.


Blue Zone living means low stress levels. Allow yourself to unwind by the pool with a tropical beverage, laugh as you gather to dine on delicious meals, and absorb the Pura VIda of our locally sourced


The Costa Rican people are some of the happiest people in the world? Pura Vida is why! It means Pure Life- a simple, joyful life surrounded by nature’s beauty. The people of Costa Rica love to share their culture, gastronomy and love for life.


Avellanas beach sets the gold standard for  the most peaceful, gorgeous and relaxing beaches in all Guanacaste. 


Welcome to Costa Rica’s most diverse and multicultural province – Guanacaste! A foodie heaven, abundant with breathtaking national parks, stunning beaches, and an outdoor culture that’s too good to miss!