Is Osa Peninsula worth visiting?

Is Osa Peninsula worth visiting?

The Osa Peninsula is one of Costa Rica’s best destinations for an authentic nature & wildlife experience. What could be better than staying in a beautiful eco-lodge, surrounded by exotic animals and tropical rainforest? While this wild piece of Costa Rica is a natural playground for some, it is not for every traveler.

What is Osa Peninsula known for?

Osa is home to the world famous Corcovado National Park, perhaps one of the biggest attractions in all of Central America. The park is open to the public and is home to some of the most fascinating creatures on earth including scarlet macaws, bull sharks, and tapirs.

How do I get to Osa Peninsula?

Getting there: Most travellers fly to Costa Rica’s international airport in San Jose (SJO). From there, you can reach the Osa Peninsula in 5-6 hours by car. Alternatively you can book a regional flight from San Jose to the Osa Peninsula airport in Drake Bay or Puerto Jimenez.

How many rooms does Iguana Lodge have?

19 accommodations
Iguana Lodge & Spa Beach Resort offers 19 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and complimentary bottled water. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets.

Is Osa Peninsula Costa Rica safe?

The Osa Peninsula is a relatively safe area. However, it is recommended that you watch your pockets to make sure your wallet and passport do not get picked out. Also, lock your valuables in a hotel safe or lockable closet if possible.

Is there surfing on the Osa Peninsula?

If Costa Rica is surf royalty, then the southern Osa Peninsula is its crown jewel: Miles of uncrowded beaches – a stark contrast to the surf throngs throughout much of Costa Rica – pave a sandy path to incredible surf breaks, barrels, and rolls suitable for anyone from spanking-new beginners to skilled surfers.

Is the Osa Peninsula safe?

While Costa Rica experiences everyday crime that is common to all big cities, the rest of the country (especially the Osa Peninsula), is much safer. According to a recent report by FTI Consulting, Costa Rica was named the safest country in Central America and among the top in the rest of Latin America.

What do iguanas eat in Costa Rica?

Their diet consists mostly of leaves, flowers and fruit but an occasional lizard or small rodent won’t be spurned. Black iguanas even feed on the fruit of the Manzanillo tree, Manchineel, a highly poisonous plant to most other animals.

Can you drink water in Costa Rica?

The short answer is yes. You can drink the tap water in Costa Rica safely in most every part of the country. In some rural areas, including the Caribbean and in non-touristy places, you may want to stick with bottled water.