Dining

The Best Food in The Pacific

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La Foresta invites guests to a creative menu of international and local influences within an awe-inspiring open air setting. With fresh menu items and ingredients, our restaurant is a wonderful experience, not to be missed. We strongly believe that great meals start with great ingredients. We buy most of our food locally and whenever possible organically We only use local grass-fed beef, hormone free chicken and buy seafood from Costa Rican fisheries that fish responsibly and avoid endangered species. We are privileged to live in a country where tropical fruits and vegetables grow abundantly year-round. We invite you to join us for some great meals surrounded by the rainforest. We do also offer a great variety of vegetarian and vegan dishes.

La Lantana Restaurant

La Lantana —which is a genus of around 194 flowering plant species that are native to the tropical Americas— has an open air, covered interior dining area and outdoor seating next to the pool. Complimentary a la carte breakfast is served here including fresh tropical fruits, homemade granola, freshly baked pastry and breads, eggs, pancakes and of course, organic Costa Rican coffee. Schedules: from 06:00 am to 10:00 am.

The dinner menu has a focus on locally caught seafood, fresh greens and vegetables as well as international gourmet food and local Costa Rican dishes with a special touch. Gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options are available upon request. Schedules: from 06:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Our Sports Bar is a great gathering spot for guests to enjoy an afternoon drink before dinner. Our bar has all the offerings you would expect—an extensive wine selection, mixed drinks and craft beers—along with Costa Rican specialties such as:

  • Guaro Mojito: prepared with aguardiente, a typical Costa Rican liquor made with sugarcane.
  • Tico Sour: made with local guara cacique, a local sugarcane liquor.
  • Chile Guaro: made with local guaro cacique, the famous Lizano sauce lemon drops and tabasco.

So pull up a stool and get to know our local bartender. By the end of your stay, he’ll know your name and maybe even your favorite drink.

Schedules: from 10:00 am to 06:00 pm.
*Gluten-free options available

Cocktail Lessons

We invite you to participate in a unique and exciting activity. We have an exciting lineup of cocktail lessons taught by our talented mixologist specialists. They will work alongside you to help you achieve a simple goal: to leave our cocktail lessons with the experience and confidence to reproduce newly learned recipes and techniques
Reservations made minimum 24 hours in advance, based on availability.

What to bring: comfortable Shoes, long pants preferable, tied hair.
Includes: bartender and cocktail ingredients.
Schedule:3:00pm Length: 1.5 hours
Driving Time: none (onsite)
Cost: $35 USD/person

Room Service

After a full day of exploring, you may find yourself craving a little down time around dinnertime. Our room service menu includes appetizers, entrees, snacks, specialty coffees, a selection of teas and desserts for you to enjoy. Room service beverages include wines, beer & liqueur along with mixers and soft drinks.



Romantic Dinner

At La Foresta Nature Resort we enjoy helping couples create unforgettable romantic experiences. Let us set up a private romantic dinner for on your room terrace. Or would you prefer a candlelit table for a poolside dinner while you enjoy the sounds of the rainforest? We recommend making a reservation 48 hours in advance. You may also request your romantic dinner on our Check In Form.

Full Board Option

Kick back and relax during your stay with our full board dining options. Enjoy lunch at our Sport Bar and dinner at La Lantana; each sitting includes an appetizer, main course, dessert and one non-alcoholic beverage, a la carte. Please contact our Reservations Concierge for pricing details.



Contact Us


Our Reservations Team is ready to assist with travel plans and recommendations Monday-Sunday, 6am-10pm CST. Chat with us anytime, call us toll free or fill out the form below:

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