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Costa Rica: a World-Class Yoga Retreat & Wellness Retreat Destination

Yoga retreats in the jungle. Yoga retreats on the beach. Yoga with the sea breeze wafting over you while listening to the dancing palms and crashing waves. Yoga as the sun sets over the Pacific Ocean. It’s warm. It’s vibrant. It’s perfect. It’s Costa Rica. It’s the reason why time and again, in blogs, online

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Costa Rica Turtles Nesting in Playa Ostional: a Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

Where to see turtles in Costa Rica? Sea turtle nesting on the beaches of the Ostional National Wildlife Refuge is one of the best things to do in Costa Rica and a great day trip for anyone staying at the Drift Away Eco-Lodge in Playa Avellanas.  Here is everything you need to know about sea

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Blue Zone Costa Rica, the Healthiest Place on Earth

You can feel it as you travel down the bumpy dirt roads, away from the touristy city of Tamarindo, into the Costa Rican countryside. A sense of relaxation and tranquility. Of calm. And Peace.  No concrete resorts, gas stations, or banks. No bright lights. No billboards or box stores. You are in rural, Blue Zone

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10 Best Restaurants in Playa Negra

Playa Negra, Guanacaste (also known as Los Pargos) is the sleepy little surf village just a few kilometers south of Drift Away Eco-Lodge. It is home to the famous surfing beach with the same name. It has a couple of small grocery stores, a church, and a surf shop. But for such a small place,

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Minimizing Waste for the Environment & the Community

(Versión en español debajo) The Drift Away Eco-Lodge takes its responsibility to the environment and the community seriously. When it comes to our waste, we have taken some simple steps that have drastically reduced the amount we produce. Sometimes our total output consists of just 1 or 2 large bags per week! It takes some

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Restaurants in Playa Avellanas, Costa Rica – More Than Lola’s Beachfront Restaurant

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-cooked

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Farm to Table Meals on the Menu at Drift Away Eco Lodge

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 possible

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Meet the Drift Away family

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 and

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In The Community: Hope 4 A Street Dog

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 May

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