Villa Tavida Lodge

Top choice lodge in Reserva Privada Távida

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9.6 out of 10

This mountain lodge sits within the Reserva Privada Távida atop a summit surrounded by gardens, green valleys and shrouded peaks. Guests have a choice of seven rooms: three in the main lodge and four with views of the Cascada Távida in a luxurious villa. There's also a delightful traditional roundhouse called Casa de David on the hill above the lodge.

Rooms have cable TV, fridges and hot-water showers (except for Casa de David). The lodge restaurant provides quality dining (mains US$12 to US$15) using fresh produce from local organic gardens, with seating both inside and out. Places to relax include a hammock terrace with great views where you’ll want to laze away the hours; walks on marked trails are available right out the door. There's a swimming hole under Cascada Távida, so bring your suit. The lovely spa offers sauna, Jacuzzi, massage (from US$50) and mud therapy (US$30), among other services.

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Offering a sun terrace and views of the mountains, Villa Tavida Lodge is set in Chiguirí Arriba in the Cocle Region. Free WiFi is provided. Being a natural reserve protected by their owners for 25 years. It is an exclusive guest house offers 5 comfortable rooms, all overlooking the waterfall Tavida. The accommodation has air conditioned and has a satellite flat-screen TV. Some units include a balcony and/or patio. Every unit has a private bathroom with free toiletries. The lodge offers free parking on-site. Guests can enjoy a meal at the on-site restaurant. The services are aimed at promoting environmental, cultural, and economic welfare. Penonomé is 35 km from Villa Tavida Lodge. And Playa Blanca is 48 km from the property.

Important information

Property accepts credit cards onsite only, 50% prepayment must be paid via bank transfer and is required to secure your reservation. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions. Deposit is required within 48 hours otherwise reservation will be cancelled.

Up to two Children between 0-4 years old are allowed without extra cost sleeping on the existing beds.

It is important to keep in mind that we are located on a mountain and Waze and Google Earth lose connection at some point on the way. Please download the location map which you can find between the photos of our property and save it in your mobile. We advise you to arrive before the check-in time. If the room is ready, you can check-in immediately.
Please respect the established schedules.

Features of Villa Tavida Lodge


  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Internet services
  • Solarium
  • Table tennis
  • Library
  • Hiking
  • Wifi
  • Sun terrace
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • On-site parking
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Secured parking

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar


  • Sauna
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Hot tub/jacuzzi


  • Free WiFi available


  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Air conditioning


  • Daily maid service


  • Private parking