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Drake Bay Wilderness Resort

At a Glance

    Pros

  • great location
  • family-friendly and affordable
  • good food
  • free laundry service and free kayaks

    Cons

  • not a lot of privacy in lined-up cabins

Drake Bay Wilderness Resort Review

Between the river and the ocean, this breezy resort has the best views of Drake Bay and the most kid-friendly grounds, with lots of open space for romping, a saltwater swimming pool, and rocky tidal pools to explore. The wooden cabins are camp style, three rooms to a building. But with hot water, attractive tile bathrooms, colorful wildlife murals, and carved animal bedposts supporting firm queen-size beds, this is very comfortable camping. Nine cabins have air-conditioning, but with louvered screen windows letting in cool ocean breezes, there's usually no need for it in the evenings. There are three less expensive, tentlike cabanas on platforms at the water's edge and one "honeymoon" cottage all on its own. Meals are hearty and feature fresh fish, pasta, and home-baked breads and cakes. The bar serves free snacks at the sunset hour. Kayaks are at your disposal for exploring the river. Most guests come to see the rain forest, but you can also opt for mangrove, scuba diving, sportfishing, and dolphin- and whale-watching tours. All-inclusive packages are the best deals.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Southern end of bay, at mouth of Río Agujitas Drake, 60503 | Map It
  • Phone: 2775–1716
  • Website:
  • Location: Drake Bay

    Hotel Details

  • 20 rooms, 3 tents.
  • Rate includes all meals.
Updated: 04-01-2013

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