Sleep in a luxury treehouse

Costa Rica’s Finca Bellavista


Finca Bellavista is located off the Pan American highway several hours drive from the capital of San Jose – but you might as well have stumbled into a different planet. Inspired by an Ewok village, the Finca is the world’s first fully sustainable treehouse community, where owners and guests can spend the night among the leaves of a rainforest canopy. Conceived to be a working community whereby neighbours transport themselves around by zipline, there are five privately owned and entirely jawdropping treehouses already built and more on the way. It’s possible to rent one for the night, surrounded by jungle, perhaps overlooking a stunning waterfall.

Length of Trip : 3 - 7 nights

Cost :
Treehouse rentals range from $75 to $275 a night. Click here for the latest rates. There are also 3-7 night packages that include all meals and an activity credit.

Best time to go : The high (and dry) season is November to April.

Wheelchair friendly : No

Family friendly : Yes

Where to eat :
Superb, healthy meals are served in a common dining area.

Official Site :

Where to Stay :
There are currently 10 different treehouses you can stay in, subject to availability. Some have electricity, others sleep up to 8 people.

Getting There :
Finca Bellavista is located on the Pacific coast near Piedras Blancas National Park, just 3 kilometers from the InterAmericana Highway, a 30-45 minutes drive to Rio Claro, Palmar Norte, Golfito and Ciudad Neilly. It is accessible by local bus, rental car, shuttle and private transfer.

Note from Robin :
The Finca is a community. Beyond the bucket list experience of sleeping in a jungle treehouse, you can go on fantastic hikes, swim in the gorgeous waterfall, watch for birds, and have fun with the ziplines. The treehouses are privately owned, so think of this a little like up-in-the Air B&B. Infused throughout the experience is a deep respect for the surrounding jungle.



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