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Costa Rica's Southern Pacific Coast and Osa Peninsula

Costa Rica's
Southern Pacific Coast

featuring the
Osa Peninsula
Palmar Sur/Puerto Jimenez

On a nature hike to a waterfall in Corcovado National Park, Costa RicaCasa Corcovado - Palmar Sur

Day 1: Fly south from either San Jose or Quepos (Manuel Antonio) to Palmar Sur on the Pacific Coast of the Osa Peninsula. Meeting service upon arrival by a representative of Casa Corcovado Lodge for a two-hour boat transfer to the lodge. The adventure begins as the launch leaves the Sierpe River and follows the Pacific Coast. You will have an orientation of the local flora and fauna of your pristine rainforest location that surrounds the lodge. (L, D)

Spectacular sunset on the patio at Casa Corcovado, Costa Rica
Spectacular Sunset on the Patio at Casa Corcovado

Days 2 & 3:
Guests at Casa Corcovado can enjoy beachcombing, or a hike to a refreshing waterfall, or a swim in a shaded pool. Those booking the three-day package also have a choice of one of the following tours, while those booking the four-day package have both of the following tours included in their program. (B, L, D Daily)

Pacific Coastline near Lapa Rios Lodge Hotel, Costa RicaFull Day Corcovado Reserve Tour:
A 25-minute boat trip takes you to San Pedrillo Station in Corcovado National Park. After disembarking, your naturalist guide will lead you along the beach to a forest trail up the Rio Pargo. Enjoy the vast variety of flora and fauna. Return to the beach for lunch, and in the afternoon take a short walk along the Rio Pedrillo to a pristine waterfall.

Full Day Cano Island Snorkeling Trip

This is a day to remember your beach towel and snorkeling gear (available for rent). In the early morning you will have time to swim and enjoy the brightly-colored fish at Cano Island. After lunch the guide leads a hike up to the site of the Indian graves where archaeologists unearthed mysterious stone spheres and finely-worked artifacts, testimonies from a vanished culture. Late afternoon return to the lodge with the remainder of the evening at leisure.

Day 4: Enjoy a leisurely breakfast. Return via river to Sierpe and transfer to the landing strip at Palmar Sur for your flight to San Jose or Quepos. (B)

Deluxe Jungle Lodge

Casa Corcovado - Palmar Sur
Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge, tucked away in the trees and cooled by the Pacific Ocean, is a 170-acre private reserve bordering Corcovado National Park. All of the bungalows have beautiful details such as the stained glass accents, wood beamed ceilings and shutters handmade by Costa Rican artisans. There are hammocks strategically placed outside so you can lay back and absorb the natural world all around you or just hang out and enjoy a good book.

Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge Hotel, Osa Peninsula, Costa RicaBungalow Interior, Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge Hotel, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
Lapa Rios - Puerto Jimenez
Set in a private nature reserve spread over 1,000 acres of Central America's last remaining lowland tropical rainforest, Lapa Rios Ecolodge overlooks the pristine point where the Golfo Dulce meets the wild Pacific Ocean. Built in 1992, the hotel features 14 thatched bungalows built along a line of three ridges connected by walking paths and steps, each furnished with locally made bamboo furniture, and surrounded by the rainforest. Guests feel part of the outdoors as constant tropical breezes pass through screened window walls.
Pool Patio, Lapa Rios Hotel, Puerto Jimenez, Costa RicaOcean View Room, Lapa Rios Hotel, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica

Lapa Rios Lodge bungalows overlooking the Pacific Ocean 350 feet below.
Lapa Rios Ecolodge bungalows overlooking the Pacific Ocean 350 feet below.

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