Café & Macadamia, Costa Rica

This rustic restaurant overlooks the Laguna de Arenal, with majestic lake and forest views on the edge of the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica



About the place:

Nestled in the hills surrounding Lake Arenal, this is a simple, charming café with a superb view over the lake.   To reach it, you have to follow a small dirt road for about 100 metres.    The Palo Verde and Santa Rosa national parks are nearby.


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Local Wildlife:

  • Amazon Kingfisher, Great Egret, Great Blue Heron, Osprey, Swallow-tailed Kite, Black Vulture, Turkey Vulture
  •  Passerini’s Tanager, Rufous-tailed Hummingbird, Violet-headed Hummingbird, Masked Tityra, Orange-chinned Parakeet, Red-lored Parrot, White-fronted Parrot, Collared Aracari, Brown Jay, Keel-billed Toucan, Montezuma’s Oropendola


  • Lake, forest and surrounding mountain views
  • Excellent views from the whole café


  • Open for breakfast and lunch
  • Local coffees and fruits and nuts of the local area
  • Fresh bread, sandwiches and pizza
  • Excellent desserts 
  • Open: All year round
  • Accommodation: no accommodation and no evening meals after 5pm


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Location: Quanacasta Region, Costa Rica

  •  Café y Macadamia Ruta 142, Tierras Morenas 50806, Costa Rica

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