A la carte breakfast is included in all room rates. Breakfast choices range from local specialties to more traditional Western options.
Drift Away Eco Lodge
Relax, Unwind, & Drift Away
Situated in a quiet town of Playa Avellanas, the Drift Away Eco Lodge offers a perfect setting to relax, unwind, and connect with nature. The lodge is located in close proximity to some of Guanacaste’s most beautiful beaches known for great swimming and excellent surfing.Learn More
Frequently Asked Questions
We are located in a beautiful beach neighborhood surrounded by some of Costa Rica’s best swimming and surfing beaches. The closest beach to the property, Playa Lagartillo is just 200m away and offers a perfect setting for swimming. Playa Avellanas, a great swimming and surfing beach is just 1km away and Playa Negra, an excellent surfing beach is just 2km away.
The closest airport to our property is just 1.5 hours away and is located in Liberia (airport code LIR). A number of airlines offer direct routes to Liberia airport from key travel hubs in USA, Canada, and Central America.
Our property is located just 30 mins away from Tamarindo, the biggest tourist hub in Guanacaste province thus there is no shortage of activities and tours available in the area. But you don’t have to travel far for entertainment! Surfing, SUP, horseback riding, yoga, zip lining, mountain biking, kayaking, and other adventure activities can be enjoyed in our area.
There are 10+ restaurants within just a few kilometers from the lodge with excellent options for lunch and dinner suitable for all budgets and all taste buds
We have a partnership with Hertz Costa Rica and offer our guests 20% off their car rentals. To get a rate, go to www.hertzrentacarcostarica.com and click on “I HAVE A DISCOUNT / PROMO CODE”. We recommend booking a Class O, Class H, or Class M as some roads are loose gravel and bumpy. Use the discount code driftaway-hertz. The rate will include basic insurance and taxes.
Where We Are
Drift Away Eco-Lodge may seem remote, but we are close to a surprising number of great restaurants in Playa Avellanas, Costa Rica. Dining is one of the great adventures our guests experience when they visit! A variety of restaurants all within a few kilometres offer Italian cuisine, Costa Rican traditional food and fusion dishes, home-cookedRead More
At Drift Away Eco-Lodge we strive to be as sustainable as possible. We care about the environment on a local and global level, and we want to make a positive impact on the local community. And nowhere is that more evident than in the food we serve our guests. It just feels natural: Wherever possibleRead More
Here at the Drift Away Eco-Lodge in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, we know that an incredible guest experience starts with incredible service. One of the things we are most proud of is our team of hard-working, friendly, energetic women and men who are committed to helping our guests have a wonderful Costa Rican holiday. Time andRead More
It was like a M*A*S*H unit for dogs and cats. One by one: Little Dog. Cat. Big dog. Cat. Bigger dog. Littler cat. Weighed. Marked and numbered. Anesthetized. Shaved. Snipped. De-ticked. Recover. Next furry patient, please. It was a routine that happened more than 50 times at a veterinary clinic in Paraiso, Guanacaste on MayRead More
Bicycling at the Drift Away Eco-Lodge in Costa Rica is free, emission-free, and a fun way to get around. In North America, Bike To Work Day is Friday, May 17, and Bike To Work Week is May 13-19, 2019. At Drift Away Eco Lodge, we like to think every day is a great day toRead More