Green is a beautiful color at any time of the year, but during Costa Rica´s Green Season, this lush color takes on a whole new meaning! If there is one place where the beauty of green becomes even more enticing is at Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge on the Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica. Immersed in the rainforest and overlooking the majestic Golfo Dulce, Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge is stunning and also is a member of the exclusive Enchanting Hotels Collection of stunning boutique hotels in the most incredible spots in Costa Rica. Let´s explore 5 reasons to visit the Golfo Dulce in the Green Season!  

1. Immersive Rainforest Experience:

Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge was designed to provide guests with an immersive rainforest experience while ensuring the utmost comfort and relaxation. The lodge’s prime location allows you to be surrounded by the lush greenery of the rainforest, making you feel truly immersed in nature. This immersive rainforest experience is further enhanced during the Green Season as this is when it comes alive and it is also Green Seasons Specials time. 

Wake up to the soothing sounds of tropical birds and the gentle patter of raindrops, and let the fresh, invigorating scent of the rainforest invigorate your senses. The lodge’s unique design allows you to appreciate the beauty of the rainforest from the comfort of your room, providing an authentic and intimate connection with the natural surroundings.

Where green takes on new meaning

2. Off-Peak Tranquility:

While the high season in Costa Rica attracts throngs of tourists, the green season offers a unique opportunity to experience Golfo Dulce in tranquil solitude. The decreased number of visitors creates a serene atmosphere, allowing you to connect deeply with nature and savor the unspoiled beauty of the region. Wander along pristine Nicuesa beach with the soft sound of waves crashing against the shore as your only companion. Feel the cool mist on your face as you explore hidden trails and encounter nature at its most undisturbed. Take in the breathtaking sunsets in blissful seclusion, painting the sky in a kaleidoscope of colors. After an afternoon shower, the Golf Dulce Green Season sunsets are even more beautiful. 

The slower pace allows for a more intimate experience with the area’s natural wonders, allowing you to truly escape the stresses of everyday life and rejuvenate your soul in the lap of tranquility.

Snorkeling, kayaking, SUP, boat tours

Explore the green of Nicuesa!

3. Engaging Adventures:

During the green season, Golfo Dulce is an adventurer’s playground. The abundant rainfall opens up a plethora of thrilling activities for those seeking an adrenaline rush. Embark on a kayaking expedition through the meandering mangroves, immersing yourself in the vibrant ecosystem while observing unique bird species nesting in the canopies above. Paddle silently through the calm waters, connecting with nature profoundly. As you explore hidden corners of the rainforest, the raindrops falling on the leaves create a symphony of sound, further enhancing the magical ambiance.

If you crave even more excitement, take a guided hiking expedition to discover hidden waterfalls cascading into natural pools, inviting you for a refreshing dip. The cascading water, surrounded by lush greenery, creates an ethereal setting that will leave you in awe. The green season breathes new life into an adventure, allowing you to experience Golfo Dulce in exciting and unforgettable ways.

Scarlet Macaws are just one colorful animal you will see on the Golfo Dulce

4. Breathtaking Wildlife Encounters:

The green season is a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. As rainfall replenishes the natural resources, it attracts a vibrant array of creatures that call Golfo Dulce their home. The rainforest bursts with life, and the lush vegetation provides abundant food and shelter for a diverse range of species. You’ll have the opportunity to witness nature’s fascinating theater up close. Picture yourself spotting a resplendent toucan perched on a branch, its colorful beak a testament to the region’s biodiversity. Playful monkeys swing through the trees, their mischievous antics adding to the sense of wonder.

Explore the waterways and encounter majestic humpback whales and playful dolphins that migrate to the area during this season. The green season in Golfo Dulce brings an extraordinary natural spectacle: the migration of humpback whales. These magnificent creatures undertake a long journey from the frigid waters of the Polar regions to the warm tropical waters of Costa Rica, including Golfo Dulce.

During the Green Season months of July to October, the Golfo Dulce receives the amazing, humpback whales. During this time, the whales leave their feeding grounds in the cold waters of the Poles and travel thousands of kilometers to reach the Pacific coast of Costa Rica.  They come to breed, give birth to their calves and prepare them for the long swim back to the poles when the weather warms up. 

Accommodations at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge in Costa Rica

Take a walk through the rainforest or enjoy the Golfo Dulce at Nicuesa

5. Guided Rainforest Adventures:

One of the highlights of staying at Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge during the green season is the opportunity to embark on captivating, guided rainforest adventures. The lodge offers a range of activities led by knowledgeable guides who are passionate about the rainforest and its preservation. Immerse yourself in the vibrant ecosystem as you explore the lodge’s extensive trail system, discovering hidden waterfalls, cascading streams, and the diverse flora and fauna that thrive in this rich environment.

With the rainforest at its prime, you’ll encounter an abundance of wildlife, from colorful tropical birds to elusive monkeys and sloths. The guides’ expertise and insights ensure you make the most of your rainforest encounters, leaving you with unforgettable memories. Explore the rainforest on a self-guided tour through the marked trails or why not hire an on-site naturalist guide for a truly incredible close-to-nature experience as they point out the secrets and treasures of the rainforest? This tour becomes even more exciting and educational in the Green Season as the rain brings new life and new possibilities to spot wildlife and flora.

Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge is the perfect sanctuary to embrace the magic of Golfo Dulce during the green season. With its immersive rainforest experience, commitment to sustainable luxury, guided rainforest adventures, and culinary delights, the lodge offers a harmonious blend of comfort, adventure, and ecological stewardship. Indulge in the tranquility of this eco-luxury retreat, where every aspect of your stay is designed to celebrate and preserve the natural wonders surrounding it. Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge ensures that your experience in Golfo Dulce during

Golfo Dulce during the green season is an unrivaled destination that encapsulates the essence of Costa Rica’s natural beauty. With its lush landscapes, diverse wildlife, tranquility, and adventurous experiences, it offers a truly unforgettable travel experience. So, fellow wanderers, pack your raincoat and embark on a journey into this tropical paradise during the green season. Let the rain showers cleanse your spirit, rejuvenate your soul, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Discover the magic of Golfo Dulce and let it steal your heart, one raindrop at a time.


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