Costa Rica Peninsula De Osa

Written by Patricia Skinner
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The Corcovado National Park, in the Costa Rica Peninsula De Osa is the country's finest. Indeed, this park is what has really put the peninsula on the map, and it is the main reason why so many tourists make their way there. There is an amazing list of rare birds and mammals included in the wildlife roll call. In addition there are no less than eight different habitats in this superb conservation area.

There are a number of good hotels dotted about the Costa Rica Peninsula De Osa, but if you'd rather camp you'll find good facilities in Serena, which is the Corcovado National Park headquarters. You cannot just simply turn up expecting to camp however, you will have to book, either in person or through the travel agent of your choice, and visitors are warned that camping dates cannot be changed. Meals can be taken with the park rangers at a modest price.

Camping in the Costa Rica Peninsula De Osa

If camping is definitely not your style, however, you won't have trouble finding a hotel to suit your tastes. There are great hotels of all sorts in the Costa Rica Peninsual De Osa. Some of them are decidedly rustic, and are intended to cater to visitors who are interested in the conservation that is a feature of Costa Rica. Others are as luxurious as you could wish for, offering the full compliment of luxury features such as spa facilities, swimming pools and more.

But the Costa Rica Peninsula De Osa has even more to offer. On the coast you can go dolphin watching as well as snorkeling and scuba diving. In Drake Bay you can go for a canopy tour, to enjoy all that is special about the rainforest. Bird watching and kayaking are two other popular pursuits for visitors to the peninsula.

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