Mexico & Central America Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Come explore the new Fodor’s Forum
    by ibobi Fodor's Editor | Posted on Dec 4, 17 at 08:03 PM
View all Mexico & Central America activity »
  1. 1 MICROSOFT OFFICE Installation 1844~853:3131 Tec*h sup0rt care 24/7VS
  2. 2 Trip Report Back to Oaxaca.
  3. 3 Snorkeling in/near Playa del Carmen
  4. 4 Sell me on Mexico for my vacation
  5. 5 Help me plan a trip to Mexico City and San Miguel De Allende
  6. 6 Costa Rica in January
  7. 7 Honeymoon - Costa Rica
  8. 8 Xunantunich vs Tikal
  9. 9 Puerto Vallarta
  10. 10 playa del carmen
  11. 11 What to do with an extra day near Tulum
  12. 12 Mexico City and Ravenna...who knew?
  13. 13 First time in MC
  14. 14 Looking for a place similar to Playa Del Carmen
  15. 15 Mazatlan suggestions for first-time visitor
  16. 16 Tipping Housekeeping in Costa Rica
  17. 17 bugs in belize
  18. 18 Pollution in Mexico City
  19. 19 Next edition of "Fodor's Cancun & the Riviera Maya [...]
  20. 20 Small, swimable Mexican beach town?
  21. 21 Mexico City NYE ideas
  22. 22 Trip Report Trip Report - Yucatan
  23. 23 Bus from Oaxaca to Mexico City
  24. 24 Rental cost in a cool climate in Mexico
  25. 25 San Miguel or Mexico City
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip Report Some Like it Hot: Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica Trip Report

Jump to last reply

My family (me, husband and daughters ages 11 and 15) went to the Osa Peninsula for about 8 days in early April. I wrote my trip report on another forum where I can insert photos and links to videos into the middle of it. Thanks to everyone who helped me with questions! One question I had asked before going was about shoes to wear in Corcovado - we had both Keens and either running shoes or hiking shoes and all were fine. We didn't end up loving the Keens as little rocks would get in them and in retrospect, I think you could really do the boat entries and exits barefoot if you wanted to only have one pair of shoes. Or next time I might use more open water sandals like my Chacos.

I really debated before going whether the hassle of overnighting at Corcovado was worth it as we were also going to Bosque del Cabo and many people say you can see almost the same wildlife at BdC. For us, yes, a thousand times! At Corcovado we saw an anteater!! And 6 different tapirs - we saw one pair on one walk, a different pair on a second walk and a different pair on a third walk - last one being a mother and baby - priceless! Really enjoyed BdC but definitely saw more in our time at Corcovado. Really glad we did both - and the dolphin tour with Shawn Larkin which was AMAZING out of Drake Bay. And our guide for Corcovado, Nito from Surcos Tours, was oustanding! Highly recommend him.

Here's the link to my report. Feel free to ask me any questions after reading it.

http://safaritalk.net/topic/12578-some-like-it-hot-a-trek-through-costa-ricas-osa-peninsula/?hl=%2Bcosta+%2Brica

5 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement