Newsletter: October 2022

Biodiversity: the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat or ecosystem Open the PDF

Newsletter: August 2022

"Don't look at the big, overwhelming issues of the world. Look in your own backyard. Look in your Heart. What do you care about that isn't right where you live? Fix it." Mike deGruy Open the PDF

Newsletter: June 2022

Chocolate, yoga, birding and more. This is what we have been up to the past few months. Macaw Lodge and Macaw Kakau continue to grow, provide experiences, and sustain the vision of the brand. We believe in creating connection to Nature and we are happy to share our news and pictures of our recent events with you! Open the PDF

Macaw Lodge: More than Macaws

Neighboring Carara National Park in the Turrubares Mountains of Costa Rica’s Central Pacific region (approx. 45 minutes from Tarcoles), Macaw Lodge is a dream destination for birdwatchers and nature lovers in general. I had wanted to stay here ever since visiting for an afternoon several years ago, so I didn’t hesitate to say YES! when Macaw Lodge invited me to stay for several nights in support of my Big Year. Open the PDF

Fabulous finds on the Pacific Coast

During our time on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica we have been introducing the students to the practicalities of tropical field work. Read more

An unforgettable journey
The story of a traveller

Despite Mother Nature’s best efforts, we succeeded in flying from Dayton to Charlotte and ended up in San Jose, Costa Rica. We transitioned from 11 degrees F to 50 degrees in Charlotte to 70 degrees in San Jose. What a change in one half day! The immigration line at the Airport was truly unbelievable. It was extremely long and ran back outside the customs hall to a long narrow hallway. Luckily for us, one of the security folks pulled us out of line and escorted us to a very short special line. Read more

Knowledge exchange with Surinamese Enviromental Congressmen

If there is a place where relaxation and learning meet and complement each other it is Macaw Lodge. Visitors come seeking nature: colorful birds, exotic trees, and the sounds of a distant waterfall. Coming all the way up Costa Rica’s Central Pacific coastal mountain to this unique ecohotel provides anyone with the perfect disconnection from city life. From yoga retreats to permaculture workshops, the environment and design of the place alongside it’s dedicated staff always provides a complete experience: culinary to educational, guests return satisfied and inspired. Open the PDF

December 2015

It has been an extraordinary year at Macaw Lodge, we have worked very hard to achieve self-sufficiency in our staple food. We are proud of being 100% self sufficient in rice and beans. For almost two years, we have produced more than half a ton of rice the traditional way, planted and harvested by hand. Open the PDF

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