Experience a life-changing vacation where you will witness sustainability, self-sufficiency, intentional community development, organic agriculture and holistic lifestyle practices all while relaxing in a remote Costa Rican rainforest eco-lodge.

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Comfortable accommodations with many amenities that include deluxe rainforest bungalows built into the lush mountainside of a quiet valley, or a shared dormitory-style bunkhouse experience.

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Rancho Margot offers an array of adventure tours and hiking options both on-site and by working with local adventure companies. Explore the full offering of adrenaline-pumping tours today.

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You are invited to share in the processes that make our sustainable community. Whether you wish to milk cows, work in the gardens or learn the local language in Spanish Immersion, we have an option for you!

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Part of the Rancho experience is to take a moment to appreciate your body with twice-daily yoga classes, a plethora of meditation spaces, healthy organic meals and on-site massage services.

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  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Twice-Daily Yoga
  • 2-Hour Ranch Tour
  • Warm & Cold Pools
  • All Taxes (13% in CR)


  • Wireless internet access in public areas
  • Daily cow-milking
  • Access to hiking trails
  • Access to botanical gardens
  • Bird-watching
  • Knowledgeable and multilingual staff
  • Regular fútbol games
  • Children's play area

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    Common Names: Almendro, Tropical Almond Scientific Classification: Combretaceae: Terminalia catappa  Pharmacology: Leaves: antimicrobial, diuretic, digestive stimulant, hepatoprotective, hypocholesterolemic; Seeds: antioxidant, hepatoprotective, insect repellent, diuretic, hypocholesterolemic Almendro trees are more prevalent near the coast where macaws snack on their...
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  • Achote
    Common Name(s): Achote, Achiote, Annatto Scientific Classification: Bixaceae: Bixa orellana Pharmacology: Leaves: antimicrobial, diuretic, digestive stimulant, hepatoprotective, hypocholesterolemic; Seeds: antioxidant, hepatoprotective, insect repellent, diuretic, hypocholesterolemic Most Costa Ricans are familiar with this tree for its distinctive seed that creates a red...
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Upcoming Events



May Day / Labor Day

31 - 6

Kimberlea Smarr Yoga Retreat



Father's Day / Día del Padre



Mother's Day / Día de la Madre


National Parks' Day / Día de los Parques Nacionales



El Día de la Independencia / Independence Day

Click here for a list of all upcoming events at Rancho Margot

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