How Much Time Should You Spend in Drake Bay?

Many websites, hoteliers and tour operators will tell you that you should probably spend 3 days in Drake Bay. This piece of “wisdom” has become so prevalent that as much as 90% of visitors to Drake Bay follow it. The standard package? Corcovado National Park, Cano Island and a day …

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Volunteers Needed: Life for Life Sea Turtles

Life for Life Sea Turtles is a sea turtle conservation project at Rio Claro, Drake Bay. It is operated by local legend, Ricardo, who has been patrolling the beaches for several decades, protecting sea turtle nests from poaching and predation. In fact, there would probably be no sea turtles left …

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New Regulations in Corcovado National Park

Since 2014, it has been mandatory to have a local guide when visiting Corcovado National Park. This regulation allows for greater safety and control over the environmental impact of tourism. This year however, new regulations were introduced in Sirena Rangers Station which have been causing problems for guides and visitors …

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Puerto Jimenez Welcomes The Hilton?

In November, Hilton Hotels announced a new partnership with Crocodile Bay Resort in Puerto Jimenez to build a luxury resort with huge marina in the Osa Peninsula. According to the press release, the hotel will feature swimming pools, bars, fitness centers, luxury spa, conference center, restaurants, cafes and golf cart …