what to pack for your trip to La Selva

  • Passport
  • Cash in small denominations for bar services, tips or souvenirs.
  • Credit card: Visa and MasterCard are accepted at the Lodge.
  • Personal medication to last for the duration of your trip.
  • Sunhat.
  • Sunblock.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Walking shoes/sneakers.
  • Waterproof sandals such as Tevas or keens.
  • Socks: we recommend tall socks that don’t slip easily inside rubber boots. Two pairs per day are ideal.
  • Light-weight, earth- or dark-coloured, long-sleeved shirts and t-shirts.
  • Light-weight quick-dry hiking pants/trousers.
  • Goretex jacket.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Binoculars (waterproof).
  • Day pack.
  • Headlamp (or Flashlight) + Extra batteries.
  • Inexpensive magnifying glass (optional).
  • Personal first aid kit.
  • Camera.
  • Dry bags and/or Ziploc bags.
  • Rubber Boots supplied at the lodge. Available sizes 5 to 12.
  • Swimwear for swimming and for use in the Spa and Hot Tub.
  • Luggage weight limit: 20 Kg per passenger.


DO NOT BRING FOOD of any kind: Food attracts ants and other critters to your suite.

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