Casa Corcovado

Casa Corcovado is situated right next to the Corcovado National Park on the Osa peninsula, within a short distance of miles of uninhabited beaches and small, secluded bays. The lodge is spectacularly set atop a small bluff just back from the rocky beach. Surrounding the lodge are acres of rainforest and fruit trees that attract many birds and animals, including white-faced capuchin monkey and three-toed sloth. There is a 170-acre private reserve with trails, a swimming pool and wonderful ocean views to enjoy. The main building is full of character and offers a good restaurant and bar as well as a communal lounge area.

Accommodation is in 14 spacious tile-floored bungalows each with private bathrooms, mosquito-netted beds, ceiling fan, lounge area, dry mini bar, safety deposit box, hammock and ample wardrobe.

There is a private forest reserve at Casa Corcovado with trails, a swimming pool and wonderful ocean views. Excursions to the park can begin at the ranger station and end at the lodge, making a very enjoyable natural history circuit.

There is no road access to the lodge and guests must take a journey from Palmar Sur by boat through miles of mangrove along the Sierpe River and along the Pacific coast to reach the lodge.

Facilities

Private bathrooms, restaurant, bar, lounge, mosquito net beds, ceiling fan, mini-bar (non-alcoholic), safety deposit box and hammock.

Jonathan Morris
Area Specialist

The approach road from the beach to the lodge acts as the perfect trail through the forest: wide, quiet and backed on both sides by rainforest; a great place for independent wildlife watching between excursions. The swimming pool is a good place to find tree frogs at night.

If you have any queries about this accommodation please feel free to call me directly on +44 (0)1803 866965 or...

Local Wildlife

Corcovado National Park has the greatest variety of wildlife to be found in Costa Rica, including the largest concentration of scarlet macaws, sloths, howler, spider and squirrel monkeys, crocodiles, jaguars, pumas, Baird’s tapirs and reptiles. It also boasts eight different habitats including true wet primary rainforest, montane forest, cloud forest and swamp forest. Because of its relatively unspoilt nature, it is one of the most important wildlife regions in all of Central America.

Optional Activities

Guided wildlife and birdwatching walks in the National Park and private reserve. An excursion to Cano Island, which offers snorkelling and diving, can also be arranged. Manta rays, dolphins and other large pelagic species are frequently seenm, and the island reveals signs of pre-Columbian native habitation in the form of mysterious spherical orbs of granite which can be found both underwater and on the island itself.

Number of rooms

14

Air Conditioning

No

Swimming Pool

Yes

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Casa Corcovado 8.631568, -83.726030 Casa CorcovadoView

Having recently returned from our holiday ( in Costa Rica), I thought I’d write to say how much we all enjoyed our trip. Costa Rica really is a beautiful country, with so much wildlife to see and so many wonderful places to explore (and everyone is so friendly!) Everything on our tour was excellent – hotels, transfers and all the guided walks and boat trips. Thank you to all at Reef and Rainforest and to (your representatives) in Costa Rica – now we’re wondering where to go on our next trip!

Mrs J H - Bedfordshire