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WHERE: Jungle Retreat San Salvador de Baru, Costa Rica
VIBE: free-spirited play and healing, to immerse in liberation and rejuvenation amidst nature.
GUESTS: Open minded LGBTQ+ and their friends, who enjoy raw nature

Unleash Your Inner Animal: Embrace Wildness and Vitality


Nestled within the lush embrace of the Belizean jungle, Jungle Gayborhood stands as more than just a resort – it’s a vibrant community and a sanctuary for LGBTQ+ travelers and allies. The mission is to foster personal exploration, radical self-expression, and a profound sense of connection – internally, with community, and with nature.

The  accommodations are thoughtfully designed to immerse guests in tranquility while ensuring comfort and privacy. With over 11 bamboo cabins ranging from deluxe kings to split twins and 4-person bunks, as well as optional camping, the resort offer a diverse array of lodging options.

From serene jungle views to charming shared accommodations that foster community and connection, each space is crafted with natural materials that complement the surrounding environment, ensuring a stay that’s as restorative as it is enchanting.

Wellness Options:

At Jungle Gayborhood, guests are invited to embark on a transformative wellness journey, delving into a variety of healing practices and rejuvenating experiences. 

Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the jungle setting as you participate in yoga and meditation sessions led by experienced instructors. Retreat organizers curate experiences that cater to the unique needs of LGBTQ+ individuals, exploring embodiment practices, sacred plant ceremonies, permaculture, and sacred sexuality.

In addition to structured sessions, guests can explore the surrounding landscape through hikes to nearby waterfalls, allowing them to indulge in the spirits of fauna and flora while nourishing their souls and grounding themselves in community.

Jungle Gayborhood, believes in fostering a deep connection to self-love, love for the community, and love for nature. Community is medicine, and the LGBTQ+ community heals collectively by embracing differences and healing traumatic wounds together.


The culinary offerings at Jungle Gayborhood prioritize community and nourishment. With an onsite chef dedicated to custom retreat and hotel offerings, guests can expect organic meals that cater to vegetarian and vegan preferences. Ingredients are sourced from local farms and the resort’s own gardens, reflecting a commitment to holistic health principles.

Inspired by Belizean culinary traditions, the menu features fresh and organic ingredients sourced from the surrounding region. Whether dining amidst the jungle backdrop or under the starlit sky, the food has a simplicity and freshness that offers a culinary experience that tantalizes the taste buds and nourishes the senses.


Nestled in the heart of the Belizean jungle, Jungle Gayborhood offers a secluded yet accessible retreat for travelers seeking a peaceful escape. To reach the resort, guests have several convenient options:

By Air:

Guests can fly into Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport in Belize City. From there, arrangements can be made for a hassle-free transfer to the property. Alternatively, Jungle Gayborhood offers shuttle services from select locations, ensuring a smooth journey to the resort.

By Land:

For those flying into other nearby airports, such as San Jose International Airport (SJO) or Quepos Airport (XQP), transfer options are available. Guests can book a private taxi through a trusted provider after confirming their stay at Jungle Gayborhood. Rates for private taxis vary depending on the location:

If opting for self-drive, please note that a 4×4 vehicle is required to access the hotel due to the terrain. For travelers seeking a more economical option, taking a public bus to San Isidro or Dominical followed by a private taxi is recommended.

Contact Property

The Jungle Gayborhood

Diamante Valley, San José Province, San Salvador de Baru, Costa Rica

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