El Remanso Rainforest Lodge is located about 40 minutes from Puerto Jimenez on the remote Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica within one of the world’s most pristine rainforest. Activities Explore the flora and fauna of the region along wildlife trails. Brightly colored birds, exotic birds, and playful monkeys can be found on the trails surrounding […]
The Osa Peninsula is the perfect destination for nature-lovers. And Osa Peninsula hotels and lodges share this passion with their guests. This stunning rainforest area is truly rugged and virgin, with secluded beaches and an amazing array of wildlife. Many of the hotels on the Osa Peninsula aim to showcase the beauty of the wild Osa while minimizing their environmental footprint. And it’s easy to maintain this focus in a setting surrounded by such surreal natural beauty.
Aguila de Osa Inn is located on the Osa Peninsula, situated on a high bluff overlooking the Aguitas River with panoramic views of Drake Bay.
Lapa Rios Ecolodge is an award winning, luxury eco lodge situated within a remote, private rainforest preserve where the Golfo Dulce and the Pacific Ocean meet.
Private cabins combine with dramatic Jurassic scenery and abundant wildlife on the Gulfo Dulce at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge.
Playa Cativo Lodge is an 18-room little hideaway in the Osa Peninsula region, one of the most unique and secluded destinations in Costa Rica. Looking out over the calm waters of the Golfo Dulce and surrounded by Piedras Blancas National Park, this boutique beachfront hotel is set on over 1,000 acres of private rainforest, leaving plenty of room […]
Copa De Arbol Beach and Rainforest Resort is an eco-luxury beachfront resort set on 70 acres of untouched rainforest reserve.
Crocodile Bay Sportfishing & Eco Resort is nestled in the rainforest, on the edge of the Golfo Dulce bordering Corcovado National Park on the Osa Peninsula. This region is celebrated as the most biologically intense place on earth. It is here, where luxury runs wild, that you will finally be able to slow down to the speed […]
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.
Lush gardens, trails for hiking, natural pools and waterfalls, and abundant wildlife make Bosque Del Cabo on the Osa Peninsula a romantic getaway and a naturalist’s dream. Private cliff top bungalows have porches equipped with hammocks and easy chairs, where you can sit back and watch Scarlet Macaws, Toucans, Hummingbirds and White-faced monkeys, while enjoying […]
At La Paloma Lodge, even thatched ranchos or villas are spread on 12 richly landscaped acres, for a feeling of privacy and seclusion.
Top Drake Bay Hotels
Sitting on the western shore of the country, Drake Bay is accessible only by boat or small airstrip. This is one of the premier starting points for travelers looking to explore either Corcovado National Park or Caño Island Reserve. These amazing attractions are just what an adventurous visitor dreams of – waterfalls, tide pools, and some of the best snorkeling and scuba diving in the country can be found here. The hotels in the area tend to be nature-focused jungle lodges, but that doesn't mean they skimp on comfort or luxury!
Copa de Arbol
Tucked in a pristine rainforest and accessible only by boat, Copa de Arbol is undoubtedly a favorite for adventurers seeking both seclusion and a chance to explore a truly untouched paradise. Set amid 70 acres of nature reserve, the natural, un-manicured grounds give the area an ambiance of truly being isolated from the rest of the world. Multiple nearby beach coves and miles of hiking trails makes this a top pick for our Costa Rica Experts!
Aguila de Osa Inn
This intimate ecolodge sits on a bluff above the Aguitas River, with stunning panoramic views of Drake Bay. Nearby, guests will find both the Corcovado national Park and the Cano Island Marine Reserve. A visit to Aguila de Osa includes guided tours to the national park and the marine reserve, but they can also be explored with other tours from the hotel. Explore via kayak, boat, horseback, or hiking. This pristine area is also divine for fishing, snorkeling or scuba diving, and boating out into the ocean to dolphin and whale watch!
Top Puerto Jimenez Hotels
On the eastern coast of the Osa Peninsula sits Puerto Jimenez near Golfo Dulce. Golfo Dulce is one of only three tropical fjords in the world. It's a hidden gem of secluded, pristine beaches and intense biodiversity. This is also an amazing location for nature lovers. The gulf is an 80 degree paradise where guests can spot dolphins and whales, or go swimming, snorkeling, fishing, or kayaking! The tropical rainforest contains a number of trails where hikers may encounter animals like monkeys, anteaters, and maybe even ocelots! The secluded and pristine beaches of this area are truly unbelievable.
Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge
Pristine and private, Playa Nicuesa is accessible only by boat. This 165-acre owner-operated lodge sits near the 14,000 hectare Piedras Blancas National Park, making it the perfect place to start your adventures. With a front yard comprising of the gulf off the Pacific Ocean, and a backyard of thousands of acres of untouched wilderness, Playa Nicuesa is ideal for both water and nature adventures. Use of kayaks, snorkeling, and fishing gear are complimentary – and while you can request one of their in-house naturalist guides to join you for a hike, you can also explore and discover this beautiful area on your own.
Lapa Rios Ecolodge
This luxury jungle lodge is award-winning, having received recognition from Conde Nast Traveler and various international publications. Set in a 1000 acre nature reserve, Lapa Rios is a haven for everything from fishing and scuba diving to horseback riding, ziplining, or overnight jungle adventures. You’ll have the most stunning view possible from your private outdoor deck, and the 400-thread count sheets will have you sleeping like a baby!