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Osa Vida Lodge

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Osa Vida is one of the only budget lodge alternatives available in Matapalo. 

Budget Logde alternative in Matapalo, Osa Peninsula, Costa RIca

The lodge offers four rooms, each equipped with two bunk beds. Osa Vida has room for a group of up to sixteen people. The kitchen and the bathrooms are separate little houses which are located in close distance to each other. The houses are surrounded by rainforest and approximately 150 meters from the beach. There is a fully equipped kitchen where you can cook and prepare your meals.


  • four bedrooms, each with two beds.
  • Outdoor living room and lounge area with hammocks, chairs, and tables
  • two bathrooms and two showers slightly apart from the main building
  • kitchen in a small separate building

Osa Vida Kitchen area


The lodge is conveniently located between the Backwash and Matapalo breaks. An ideal destination for surfers on a budget!

Additional Info

For all of our vacation rentals, please inquire for rates as they do vary for holidays and peak times. All rates include taxes & cleaning.

Osa Tropical can also make reservations for domestic flights, car rentals, and hotel stays, and we can arrange taxis to make your vacation a breeze!

Just contact us today for a quote and let us start your vacation today!

Osa Vida has a beautiful outdoor but undercover hammock and lounge areaPower

All of the houses in the Matapalo area are eco-houses that use solar power. Solar power is a renewable energy and thus helps to reduce global warming.  The house is powered with solar power. There is power of up to 110 volt available, which means that you can charge your computers and cellphones. You should still be conservative with your use of energy.

Usually the light during the day is sufficient to light up the rooms, as the sun rises at 5 and goes down around 5:30pm-6:00pm.  Since the house is not equipped with strong light bulbs or fluorescent lights, you’ll also need to use candles, lanterns, and flashlights. There are also showers with hot water, heated up through solar power.


Please do not bring coffee makers, radios, stereos, hairdryers, and other appliances a typical 120-volt outlet will support.  These appliances will drain all of the solar energy, leaving none for basic use. You may bring battery chargers for your video and still cameras. Unplug this appliance when finished charging.

We recommend to turn off all lights, fans and other small appliances when not in direct use.

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