Peace Lodge

Self Rated: 4.5 out of 5
20 min from Poas Volcano National Park, Alajuela, Vara Blanca, Costa Rica
4.9 out of 5 rating 314 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.9

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Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at Peace Lodge in Vara Blanca, you'll be on the boardwalk, within a 15-minute drive of La Paz Waterfall Gardens and Poas Volcano National Park. This 4.5-star lodge is 4.6 mi (7.3 km) from Braulio Carrillo National Park and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Corso Lechería.


Treat yourself to a stay in one of the 18 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring fireplaces and LED televisions. Your bed comes with premium bedding, and all rooms are furnished with sofa beds. Rooms have private furnished balconies. Cable programming and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature jetted bathtubs and rainfall showerheads.


Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. Additional amenities at this Mediterranean lodge include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).


Grab a bite at Big Trout Bar, one of the lodge's 4 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Mingle with other guests at the complimentary reception, held daily. Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a computer station, dry cleaning/laundry services, and multilingual staff. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

La Paz Waterfall Gardens - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Corso Lechería - 3.9 km / 2.4 mi
Poas Volcano National Park - 7.1 km / 4.4 mi
Braulio Carrillo National Park - 7.3 km / 4.6 mi
Colinas del Poas - 8.4 km / 5.2 mi
Hacienda Alsacia - 15.8 km / 9.8 mi
Doka Estate - 19.5 km / 12.1 mi
Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto - 25.7 km / 16 mi
Plaza Real Alajuela - 26.9 km / 16.7 mi
Alajuela Cathedral - 27.9 km / 17.3 mi
Central Park - 28 km / 17.4 mi
Central Market Alajuela - 28.1 km / 17.5 mi
ARA Project - 28.2 km / 17.5 mi
City Mall - 29.1 km / 18.1 mi
Cafe Britt Coffee Farm - 29.5 km / 18.3 mi

The nearest airports are:
San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 30.7 km / 19.1 mi
San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 47.3 km / 29.4 mi

The preferred airport for Peace Lodge is San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the lodge prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between CRC 5000 and CRC 15000 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: CRC 40000 per vehicle (one way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Snack bar/deli
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -Poolside bar
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Concierge services
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free reception
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Computer station
  • -Spa treatment room(s)
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Library
  • -Children's pool
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Arcade/game room
  • -Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • -Full-service spa
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Number of restaurants - 4
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Garden