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Corcovado & Osa Peninsula

Spectacular nature on Costa Rica's remote Pacific Coast

Visit Corcovado & Osa Peninsula


The Osa Peninsula is one of the best-kept secrets in Costa Rica. Described by National Geographic as 'the most biologically intense place on earth', it's unarguably the most pristine of all Costa Rica's ecosystems.

Incredible biodiversity

Home to 140 mammal species, 116 types of amphibian and reptile, 463 different bird species and some 10,000 varieties of insect, the wildlife of the Osa Peninsula is so abundant that it spills over the boundaries of Corcovado National Park. Baird's tapirs, ocelots and monkeys are so numerous that sightings are virtually guaranteed throughout the parkland and surrounding corridor of nature reserves. If you're really lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of a rare jaguar slinking along the forest floor. And, at the edge of the ocean, iguanas share golden sands with nesting turtles as dolphins and whales play in the Pacific Ocean swells.

A remote and beautiful coast

Towards the coast the lush vegetation gives way to idyllic beaches and some of the richest coral reefs in the world. Diving here is spectacular and the protected waters around Cano Island boast some of the best dive sites in Costa Rica. Remarkably untouched by humans, and tourism, the main reason why many travellers don't make it this far south is the peninsula's relative isolation; even getting to your hotel can be an adventure, with several resorts only accessible via boat. It all adds to the sense of exclusivity and adventure.


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Top itineraries in Corcovado & Osa Peninsula

Scarlet Macaw Couple, Osa Peninsula

Costa Rica: Sarapiqui and the Osa Peninsula

11-day tailor-made holiday from £5,050 pp incl. flights

Let expert guides introduce you to two Costa Rican gems – the rainforest of Sarapiqui and towering Arenal Volcano. You'll then enjoy a full-board stay at the Lapa Rios Ecolodge, hidden among the wildlife-filled rainforests of the Osa Peninsula.

Top places to stay in Corcovado & Osa Peninsula

Lapa Rios Ecolodge

Lapa Rios Ecolodge, Osa Peninsula

Contemporary eco-accommodation

This luxury eco-lodge is located in the remote Osa Peninsula deep in the rainforest, offering open air bungalows and ocean views for guests to truly immerse themselves in nature.

Playa Cativo, Costa Rica

Playa Cativo, Osa Peninsula

Contemporary hotel

A remote boutique eco-resort surrounding by a thousand acres of wildlife-rich rainforest and framed by a dazzling gold-sand beach.

Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge, Costa Rica

Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge, Osa Peninsula

Small & intimate lodge

Accessible only by motorboat, this rustic lodge is set deep in the jungle in a 170-acre private reserve bordering the wildlife-rich Corcovado National Park.

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