Rancho Cannatella

About This Center

Rancho Cannatella, an exclusive oceanfront rental, with inclusive amenities, is surrounded by the virgin rainforest of southern Costa Rica.  Unlike no other property in Pavones, this destination is not one to be missed.

Only steps away from the warm, sandy beaches and pristine waters of the Golfo Dulce, this gorgeous estate resides on 1.25 acres of lush botanicals, tropical fruits and a variety of coconut palms.  Rancho Cannatella is centrally located between 3 world-class surf point breaks, only minutes from your bedroom door.

Experience southern hospitality, world-famous surf, brick drive way skate ramp, homegrown organic food, rejuvenating yoga on the beach, coconut and cacao classes, horseback riding on the beach, top-of-the-line fishing tours and more.

Newly renovated with newly installed air conditioning, high speed wi-fi and solar hot water.

We invite you to enjoy the raw, natural beauty and permeable life force our home has to offer.

Escape your reality and immerse yourself into jungle soul at its finest.


This was my 4th trip to Costa Rica. This beautiful place is by far our favorite destination. From the surfing, swimming, long walks on the beach and complete hospitality we are extremely grateful to have found Joseph, Blakely, and Kai. Blakely is an amazing chef and hostess. My family of five will never forget our stay. Pura Vida! ~ Megan W.

Venue Highlights

Rancho Cannatella is steps from the sandy beach and minutes walk to the world famous break “the point”. As you walk out our front gate, cross the dirt road and onto our private path where a gorgeous quiet beach awaits you.


King Wolf:
Our King Wolf suite has a king size bed with an outdoor shower, private porch and walk in closet. This room has air conditioning and solar hot water. Pool side with garden and ocean views. Full stocked kitchen available to all guests.

The Plumeria and Coconut:
Our Plumeria and Coconut, also known as our double room is two rooms with an adjoining bathroom. Great for families with a king and queen bed, his and her sinks, ceiling fans, bathtub, pool side with ocean views. These rooms have air conditioning and solar hot water. Each room has french glass doors that open to a beautiful ocean breeze. Full stocked kitchen available to all guests.

The Ylang:
Our Tree House Bedroom under a ylang ylang tree is made of gorgeous local wood with a queen bed and private balcony. Intimate, rustic and memorable. Full stocked kitchen available to all guests.


  • A/C in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Tour Assistance
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Restaurant
  • House Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Pescetarian
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free


Rancho Cannatella has teamed up with Lady Love Food to create the ultimate dining experience. With unique flavor combinations and carefully sourced ingredients, our food will leave you feeling refreshed and nourished.

We work directly with the hands that grow and catch your food to create maximum vibrant nourishment.
Many ingredients have been cultivated on our land here at Rancho Cannatella!

Close your eyes. Imagine the ocean crashing right in front of you, the sound of palms rustling in the jungle wind, birds singing, monkeys traversing through trees, your body energized from a morning surf and a scrumptious and nutritious meal right in front of you. Sweet Bliss awaits you my friends….

Available Workshops:

Learn how to make raw chocolate from local ingredients.

COCONUT LESSON: ( included in your stay- schedule when you arrive)
We delight in the abundance of coconut palms here on the property at Rancho Cannatella. Learn how to utilize all parts of the coconut. From coconut water, coconut milk, freshly grated coconut, and homemade bowls. Enjoy a coconut banana cacao ICE CREAM ( vegan) and save your bowl for coconut fish soup!


Flying into Costa Rica:
Juan Santa Maria International Airport (SJO) in San Jose.

Getting around Costa Rica:
Bus systems: Tica Bus or Tracopa

Local flights: Sansa or NatureAir; SJO to Golfito.

From Golfito: Hour and a half cab ride from Airport to Ranch Cannatella.

We can arrange for ground transport from local airport, just let us know!

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