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The Osa Peninsula
If you came to Costa Rica seeking wilderness and adventure, this is it. You'll find the country's most breathtaking scenery and most abundant wildlife on the Osa Peninsula, a third of which is protected by Corcovado National Park. You can hike into the park, take a boat, or fly in on a charter plane. Corcovado also works for day trips from nearby luxury nature lodges, most of which lie within private preserves that are home for much of the same wildlife you might see in the park. And complementing the peninsula's lush forests and pristine beaches is the surrounding sea, with great fishing and some surfing.
There are two sides to the Osa: the gentler Golfo Dulce side, much of it accessible by car, albeit along rocky roads; and the much wilder and dramatic Pacific side, which is accessible only by boat, by charter plane, or by hiking a sublimely beautiful coastal trail.
The Osa Peninsula at a Glance
- Aguila de Osa Inn
- Bosque del Cabo
- Bosque del Río Tigre Lodge
- Cabinas Jiménez
- Cabinas Marcelina
- Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge
- Danta Corcovado Lodge
- Drake Bay Wilderness Resort
- El Remanso
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