A Place to Live The Life
La Ponderosa Beach and Jungle Resort offers tropical beachfront accommodation just outside of the town centre. The hotel is set on a huge property with 10 acres of lush jungle gardens and walking trails leading to the forest with a beautiful waterfall and lookout tiki hut.
You will wake up to the sounds of the ocean and nature with the beach and famous Pavones wave at your doorstep. It’s a great place to spot birds, monkeys, iguanas and other wildlife.
The hotel is perfect for couples or groups of friends and families. There is a range of rental options for different needs and budgets. The ocean view 2-bedroom villa sleeps up to 6 people, and the 7 rooms can fit up to 4 people each. All accommodations have in-room safes, hot water showers, fans, airconditioning, a TV, fridge and balcony or patio. Daily maid service is included. The 2-bedroom villa is the only accommodation with cooking facilities.
You can play at the game room with a ping-pong table and board games or play basket and volleyball on the onsite courts. Relax in the lounge area and refresh in the swimming pool. The private on-site restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A full board package is available. There is FREE premium Costa Rican morning coffee in the hotel dining room.
La Ponderosa is a perfect place for surfers. The owner is a surfer himself and happy to help with information on tides, the best times to surf and the wave conditions. You can check the famous Pavones surf from the resort. Other waves around Matapalo or Punta Banco are easily accessible by boat. Surfing lessons and board rentals are available and there is a local surf shop in town. Other local activities are SUP tours, Nature tours, horseback riding, yoga, fishing, biking, …
On the local beach, guests can enjoy incredible views across the Golfo Dulce and spectacular sunsets. The friendly staff are local women and men from Pavones and together with the owners Marshall and Angela, they will make sure you have an unforgettable and comfortable stay to remember.