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The Osa Peninsula and the South Pacific Hotels

Jinetes de Osa

  • West side of bay Map It
  • Drake

Pros

  • Convenient location
  • Affordable rates
  • Adventuresome, active clientele

Cons

  • Standard rooms are smallish with no air-conditioning
  • Access is on foot, since the tide washes right up to the lodge steps

Updated 04/24/2014

Fodor's Review

The most comfortable and reasonably priced place to stay in the village of Drake, this small bayside hotel with a casual open-air restaurant has simple rooms with tile floors and hot-water showers. Three new, superior bungalows built above the original hotel have expansive views over Drake Bay and air-conditioning. Two cheaper rooms share a bathroom, but the rest have private baths. All rooms open out onto a pleasant terrace with a view of the town and the bay. Guests get to leave their artistic signatures on painted driftwood mobiles that decorate the restaurant. The on-site diving operation is well run, so the lodge is often filled with groups of divers.

Hotel Information

Address:

West side of bay, Drake, 60503, Costa Rica

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Phone:

/2231–5806-in San José; /2775–3232-lodge

Hotel Details:

  • 12 rooms
  • Rate includes Breakfast

Updated 04/24/2014

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Apr 2, 2009

Rustic and relaxed

Lodge was rustic and relaxed, from the hour long river trip to get there, to jumping into the surf, because the town hasn't a public dock, the location meant we were away from the overly civilized tourist areas. Rooms were sparkling and comfortable, and occasional lack of hot water or scorpion strolls across the ceiling, were only reminders, that after all we were in the rainforest. National park excursion yielded sightings of macaws, alligators,

monkeys and a tapir. The lodge had a perfect vantage point for sunrises (with coffee delivered to the room) and sunsets over Bahia Drake.

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Nov 21, 2008

Great Place in Drake Bay

Stayed here for 5 days with my wife and 10 year old son. One of the only places my son, or any of us for that matter, didn't get bored at. Tons of wild life, excellent food served at big tables with lots of other fun and adventure minded people like us. Great fresh baked bread every night at dinner. Would definitely take my family back again and I would easily recommend this place to my more adventurous friends.

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