Nuqui & Bahia Solano

Whale spotting

The ecolodges of El Cantil

1 || Ecolodge El Cantil – playa Guachalito (Nuquí)
El Cantil offers cabañas with private bathrooms and a delicious restaurant with splendid sea view. The food alone can be reason enough to stay here. During whale season you may spot these mighty animals from your hammock. If you enjoy peace and tranquility this is your perfect destination. The staff, picking you up from the airport, speaks English and is very helpful. El Cantil rents out surfboards and paddle boards and provides surf classes. This ecolodge is a frontrunner when it comes to sustainability and eco-tourism.

The lodges of Joviseña

2 || Ecolodge La Joviseña – playa Guachalito (Nuquí)
La Joviseña is situated on the beach. This colorful and comfortable lodge offers four wooden cabañas with thatched roofs surrounded by palm trees and fruit trees. It is ran by native couple Elizabeth and Benjamín who will gladly tell you more about the area and what to visit.

Rooms in la Kuka

3 || Ecolodge La Kuka – playa Guachalito (Nuquí)
La Kuka is a beautiful wooden house in the shape of a ship. It is situated on the beach and offers all you need. Delicious food, nice staff, tranquility and comfortable beds. Even a jacuzzi on the deck from which you may spot whales. German owner Roman Berg does everything in his power to make your stay unforgettable.

Beach of Almejal

4 || Ecolodge & Rainforest Reserve El Almejal – playa Almejal in El Valle (Bahía Solano)
Boasting a whale-watching tower and yoga area, this beautiful ecolodge is situated in a natural reserve in the little fishing village El Valle. A small creek provides the lodge’s natural water source and you can wander through their colorful butterfly garden. The cabins have private bathrooms and terraces. The lodge also offers great bird-watching tours. The food is delicious and the ecolodge scores very high on sustainability.

Botanical Gardens of the Pacific

5 || Ecolodge Jardín Botánico del Pacífico – playa Mecana (Bahía Solano)
Hidden in lush flora and fauna, this is the most secluded ecolodge we offer in this area. It consists of a 170 hectare nature reserve covering a botanical garden and a mangrove river. Amongst its staff are members of the local Emberá tribe who can take you on stunning hikes. The lodge also offers great bird-watch possibilities.