Origins Lodge

High up on a mountainside, overlooking a sweeping valley laid out before Lake Nicaragua, Origins offers an exclusive escape into a world shaped by nature and tamed by luxury. An incomparable opportunity for serenity within the wilds of the rainforest is an experience like no other. Where tranquility is part of Origin’s hospitality and adventure is in every possibility. Secluded from the stresses of the outside world and in harmony with its natural surroundings, Origins serves as a warm and welcoming sanctuary delicately designed for guests to seek and find inner peace, optimal health and ultimate happiness. A serene space in which the wilderness calls upon one to retreat and reflect, to escape and discover, to restore and explore. 

Origins offers a chance to rediscover the world that is in front of you, to ally your thoughts and wonder in a connection to what you like, old and new. So castoff and cast away on a vacation that will renew how you see your world.

The dining experience at Origins is superb featuring Michelin-starred Chef, Jean-Luc L’Hourre of Brittany, France, incorporating the roots of the land into his culinary craft and the sea as his specialty. Pair your favorite wines with exquisite wine pairings from the cellar. At the end of the daily, enjoy incredible sunsets from the Skyview Lounge.

Lodge Rooms 

There are seven roomy luxury lodge rooms which are perfect for couples. Each offers180-degree views from your canopy bed and you can soak in fiery sunsets from your wood fire heated terrace bathtub. All rooms have one king-size bed, one bathroom, mountain view, WiFi, coffee makers, hair dryers, a safe, room service and high-end amenities.

Villa Vertigo

For families and friends, the spacious Villa Vertigo accommodates up to six guests in three en-suite bedrooms with private bathrooms. There’s a large terrace with fire-heated jacuzzi, fully equipped kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances, living room, 180-degree view of the estate, volcanoes, and Nicaragua Lake, room service and a safe.

Ignite your senses, feel the call of the wild and find your inner balance amid the raw luxury of Origins and the riches of the rainforest. Wander the grounds with a naturalist, rappel into a nearby cavern or see the turquoise waters of Rio Celeste then end your day with an outdoor massage.

The activities are designed to enliven and enchant, and depending on how you apprehend them, they reveal something different each time. Whether taking a guided or private stroll, you might find yourself picking fruits with the principal gardener or sticking your hand in a swarm of stingless Melipone bees while learning the rare healing properties of their honey. Cantilevered platforms throughout the rainforest path welcome you to experience the peaceful sounds of nature while enjoying a massage, practicing yoga or spotting wildlife.

On Site Activities


Take a morning walk with our Chef for the day's menu or roam with the passionate botanist through a tasteful journey of sweet perfumes.


Live the thrill of walking under the moonlight with the naturalist guide, through the Costa Rican forest, witnessing astonishing nocturnal animal species.


Feel like blazing your own trail? Venture into the jungle on either a private or group guided horseback trip.


Find inspiration in a lakeside meditation, or try your luck fishing at one of the 11 lagoons, a wide variety of underwater species.

Activities Nearby


Trek through the wondrous Tenorio National Park on a half day hike to the aweinspiring Rio Celeste waterfall.


Spot sloths, monkeys, turtles, caiman and many varieties of birds as you boat through the Caño Negro Wetlands.


Explore a coffee and cacao plantation and see firsthand the journey from bean to chocolate bar. The best smelling tours.


Choose to kayak or stand-up paddleboard down the majestic Rio Frio.


Learn the ways of the Maleku people and find a connection to one of the oldest tribal communities in Costa Rica.


Gently tube down on the turquoise waters of Rio Celeste, or amp up your adventure on Rio Frio’s white water rapids.

Local materials

Origin’s stays true to honoring their environment by using 100% local materials like adobe, structural bamboo, stones and plants.


Origins is committed to finding a second life for our used resources even using recycled bottles for the bungalow floors.

Environmental Stewardship

Respecting the environment with reforestation, the planting of new vegetation and moving minimal dirt and trees during construction.

Social Development

Origins believes that sustainability begins with engaging the local economy and community.