Welcome to El Zota Hotel & Biological Field Station

Welcome to El Zota Hotel & Biological Field Station

Do you want a peaceful vacation in full contact with nature?

You've discovered the ideal place, a hidden paradise in the lush nature of Northern Caribbean, Costa Rica. Our hotel is not just accommodation, but a gateway to a world where biodiversity is at every corner. With 800 hectares dedicated to conservation, we are home to an impressive variety of fauna and flora, including mammals, birds, frogs, insects, fish, and reptiles, in an environment that captivates everyone who visits us.

Discover the natural beauty of our trails and natural lagoons that adorn our property. At El Zota, the comfort of our Premium, Deluxe, and Standard cabins is combined with the splendor of nature: enjoy exquisite meals in our restaurant, relax at the kiosk next to the lagoon, or spend a night under the stars in our 3-hectare illuminated garden. We also have a bar/lounge equipped for your entertainment, pool tables, foosball table, swimming pool, free Wi-Fi, and free private parking.

Live unforgettable adventures through our activities:

  • Informative Trail: Guided trails where we learn about the forest regeneration processes, ending with a demonstration at our sugar cane mill creating artisanal sugar cane juice. ($15 p/p)
  • Night Walk: Night excursions to explore wildlife and the mysterious bioluminescent mycelium. ($15 p/p)
  • Viewpoint of Viewpoints: We will start early in transport to an elevated viewpoint to admire the volcanic mountain range and the dawn fauna. ($15 p/p)
  • Boat Ride: A trip around the charming great Agamí Lagoon, surrounded by vibrant biodiversity. ($15 p/p)
  • Extreme Adventure: Challenging long-distance routes through the Primary Forest, with trails of various difficulty levels. ($20 p/p)

Don’t forget to ask about our trips to Barra del Colorado for groups, in the heart of the 91,000 hectares of the Barra del Colorado Wildlife Refuge.

Now, with great enthusiasm, we present our all-inclusive package. Enjoy a complete experience at El Zota, with all amenities, meals, and activities included, so you can immerse yourself in the magic of this unique place with the right time and conditions.

Learn more about this important conservation area. Hotel and Biological Station El Zota.

"At Zota, we are dedicated not only to providing you a service, but also offering an experience. A special, magical, and family-friendly moment, in perfect harmony with the natural environment."

Services and Facilities

Services and Facilities