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Hot Springs Lodge

The Lodge

The Hot Springs Lodge is located just outside Quepos, Costa Rica on approximately 2.5 acres with direct river frontage. Scott and Diane Nieminen fell in love with this privately owned property after stumbling upon it several years ago. Shortly thereafter they embarked on a mission to purchase the Lodge and share the breathtaking beauty and rejuvenating hot springs with people searching for an authentic Costa Rican experience.

Just getting to the Lodge is a thrilling experience with two stream crossings and mountainous roads. Once there you’ll be met with a remoteness not found anywhere else in the area. Adding to the surreal beauty is the state-of-the-art Hydro-Electric system fed by a nearby waterfall that provides all the power making the Lodge totally green.

The Lodge boasts farm fresh eggs, fabulous authentic breakfast and crazy good coffee. After breakfast you can embark on many activities both on the property and off. We’ll help you every step of the way to make it an unforgettable experience.

The Mission

Our mission is to help people experience the real Costa Rica while balancing sustainability with convenience. We are inspired to serve our guests so that we may serve the community.

The Proprietors

“We believe in sharing the blessings and the beauty of Costa Rica to all we come in contact with” ~ Scott & Diane

Scott and Diane Nieminen run the Hot Springs Lodge Costa Rica. Both have a passion for people and desire to extend their experience of Costa Rica to guests of the Lodge. In addition to running the Lodge Scott and Diane routinely give back to the local Quepos community with deeds of service and outreach to the needy through Christ focused ministry.


Romantic Getaway $1,879 per couple

Fishing $1,700 per person based on double occupancy**

Experience Costa Rica $1,900 per person based on double occupancy

Other If you would like to book a day tour, large gathering, mission, or something not listed here, please click here to email us and we can provide a quote.

Scott Diane Nieminen

Scott & Diane Nieminen

Scott & Diane have a strong backgrounds in customer service and the hotel business.  They are excited about the diversified qualities and depth of talent each member of the team brings.

Asked about their motivation they said “being inspired by the holy spirit to embark on this journey we know that that the future is bright!” they welcome and invite you to the Hot Springs Lodge Costa Rica.

Craig Haddad

Craig Haddad

Craig Haddad lives in Rhode Island and has worked in the precious metals processing industry and is currently the General Manager of his facility. Craig is also a veteran of the Gulf War serving in the Marine Corps for Operation Desert Shield/Storm. He is the father of two adult children. His hobbies include: camping, golf, auto mechanics, and he is an avid Patriots fan!

Paul Nieminen

Paul Nieminen

Paul’s purpose is to provide a communal environment for healing, transformational learning, and growth. With over 20 years, Paul has created and led programs for corporations, community groups, and recovery communities. Paul earned an MS in Human Development, finished his Ph.D, and is completing his doctorate in transformational change & social justice. Paul will help you plan the perfect group learning experience.

Grant Stevens

Grant Stevens

Grant completed a tour in the US Army as an Information Tech Specialist where he met his wife Jordan, who is currently on active duty. Grant is a full-time service member in the US Army an E-4 specialist 25B information tech specialist.

Grant said “being able to participate in the good works the lodge is involved in gives me a sense of purpose and fulfillment.”

Jim & Lori Fancher

Jim & Lori Fancher

Jim and Lori are excited to be part of the Hot Springs Lodge in Costa Rica and wish everyone a memorable visit.

Robert & Renee Restino

Rob & Renee Restino

Rob has more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry and served his country in the US Marines. Rob has worked hard to help clients and businesses become better equipped to succeed in an ever-changing world. Renee is involved in her community and an active member of her church. 

Paul Nieminen

Michael Penagos

Michael obtained his BS-BA in Business Admin. in 2000, which is also when he moved to the USA to put his skills and knowledge to practice. He lives in Florida where he owns and operates a home improvement company. Michael is bilingual (Spanish-English) and proud to belong to the “Hot Springs Lodge Costa Rica” family. Pura Vida!!

We welcome you to the Lodge!