Yoga every day with Michel Bayan,
Manuel Antonio Park
and squirrel monkeys right on the beach!
The most popular national
park in Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio offers dense rainforests
spilling down onto brilliant white sand beaches populated
with friendly white-faced and squirel
3-4 Golfito Bay/Osa Peninsula
Golfito Bay Enjoy sunset kayaking with dolphins and a
unique night-time excursion to snorkel at night and see
the water come alive with blue sparkles of bioluminescence.
whales, monkeys, crocodile, egrets,
ibis, scarlet macaws and more!
5-8 Corcovado National Park/Luna Lodge
is THE place you dream of when you think Costa Rica! The
most remote, most biodiverse, most wildlife (including
many rare and indigenous species) and NO mosquitoes! Osa
also holds the largest remaining stand of virgin rainforest
in Central America. One of the last truly unspoiled and
wild places in the world.
Wildlife: Osa is
the absolute best place to see all 4 types of Costa Rican
monkeys, (including rare squirrel monkeys) peccaries and
other exotic wildlife, in greater numbers than anywhere
else, and your best chance to spot jaguar and other big
cats. It is one of the last stands for many extremely
rare and endangered species including the Harpy Eagle
and King Vulture. Over 400 species of birds including
the largest population of scarlet macaws in the country.
Hike Corcovado National Park with wildlife experts. Enjoy
pristine beaches teeming with scarlet macaws, rare and
endangered wildlife and stay at a world-class jungle lodge
recently featured in Travel &
Leisure magazine as "one of the top 25
ecolodges in the world"!
A natural network
of scenic jungle canal navigable only by boat, Tortuguero
protects over 350 species of birds and mammals, including
endangered great green macaws and jaguars. It is one of
the most important nesting sites for green sea turtles.
Enjoy boating, canoeing and wildlife watching from your
waterfront lodge. Call for different price options.
wild northern end. Hike Corcovado National Park with local
naturalist guides, boat to Cano Island for a day of snorkeling,
or just relax at one of Costa Rica's best
jungle lodges. Call for different price options.
Sloth Wildlife Refuge
Stay at a Sloth Wildlife Refuge and Bird Aviary featured
on Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures,
Animal Planet, and Sir David Attenbourough's specials
on the Discovery Channel.
Canoe through virgin wetlands in search of exotic colorful
birds such as the Purple Gallenule and Rosette Spoonbill.
Hike nearby Cauhita National Park and follow troops of
white faced and howler monkeys through
Rafting on the Pacuare
or Sarapiqui Rivers
Pacuare is the number one whitewater river in the
country, featuring stunning gorges and powerful Class
Sarapiqui is one of the highlights of every paddler's
"dream trip." Passing directly through La Selva
Biological Reserve, the river is surrounded by old-growth
rainforest and exotic birds. The next day we'll run the
Puerto Viejo river, a remote river that rarely sees any
humans besides us!