Shawandha Lodge

Relax and recharge in a secluded jungle bungalow at Shawandha Lodge. The 18-year old institution is home to eco-friendly accommodation, a swimming pool and a restaurant, set on 5-acres of wildlife-rich forest. Beautifully designed indoor spaces, made primarily of wood, continue the pure, natural theme of the lodge – bringing the outdoors in. Shawandha sits just 200 meters away from the white-sand beach of Playa Chiquita, which can be accessed by private trails from the lodge. Look out for gigantic ceiba or kapok trees.

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Shawandha Lodge sits on the south Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, moments away from Playa Chiquita and a 6-minute drive from Gandoca Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge. There are a number of lively bars and restaurants in the area.

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Shawandha Lodge

Rooms at Shawandha Lodge

The romantic thatched-roof bungalows offer scenic views of the tropical grounds as well as all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. The bedrooms feature comfortable beds, a ceiling fan and seating area and adjoin to private bathrooms. Each bungalow also boasts its own outdoor terrace where you can listen to the sounds of the forest and, most likely, spot a few of its inhabitants.

Dining Services at Shawandha Lodge

The onsite Wandha Restaurant blends Caribbean and French cuisine with fantastic results. You can start with a cocktail under the huge thatched roof before tucking into a selection of creative dishes. Breakfast – typically consisting of fresh local fruits, eggs, homemade bread and juice or coffee – is included in your stay.

Activities at Shawandha Lodge

Shawandha Lodge has been envisioned as a place to relax and enjoy the bounty of mother nature. Enjoy a walk through the forested grounds, spot wildlife from your balcony or go for a dip in the saltwater pool. The nearby beach - Playa Chiquita - can be accessed by a private tree-fringed trail.

Excursions at Shawandha Lodge

The resort offers a number of exciting activities and tours to help you make the most of your time on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast. Simply ask at reception to book your spot. Below is a sample of what they have to offer:

  • Snorkelling and Hiking at Cahuita National Park
  • Manzanillo Rainforest Hike
  • Sloth Sanctuary, Chocolate House and Waterfall
  • Turtle Watching
  • Scuba Diving
  • Fishing Expeditions
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Costa Rica’s renowned beauty and warmth of spirit collide in this spectacular beachfront resort. Providing the opportunity for romance, relaxation and revelry, Shawanda Lodge is the perfect destination to unwind.

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Customer Testimonails

Our cabin was very nice and clean, and surrounded by stunning foliage for peace and privacy. Breakfast was delicious each morning and the service from staff was outstanding.

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The architecture of the bungalows as well as the large restaurant is absolutely stunning.

Kristen S TripAdvisor
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The bungalows are beautiful and surrounded by trees, so it felt like my partner and I were sleeping alone in the jungle

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