Corcovado Tent Camp

Oct 10, 2015 by


The Corcovado Tent Camp is situated just southwest of Drake Bay on the western side of the Osa Peninsula. This location is considered as one of the best parts of Costa Rica to enjoy exploring the outdoors and search for wildlife. This all-inclusive camp is nestled near to the Corcovado National Park and the Caño Island Biological Reserve. Nature lovers will find this area a Paradise. This pristine natural paradise is remote and crowd free and offers its visitors a combination of beaches and tropical wilderness.  


Corcovado Tent Camp offers comfortable as well as affordable accommodations in the midst of one of the most pristine virgin tropical rain forests in the world. All the private tents are nestled on an elevated wooden platform and covered to protect you from the elements. These tents have front porch that overlooks amazing view of the Pacific Ocean. In your veranda you can spend some tranquil time with your cool drink as well as can enjoy watching the amazing sunset. At night you will enjoy listening to the sounds of the jungle. While staying at these tents you will enjoy staying close to the nature. Trap-roofed shelters keep your tent cool and dry and the wooden palette gets you well off the ground. These tents are featured with full-size beds, bedding and night tables. All the tents are positioned strategically that allows the guests enjoy privacy and also stunning view of the Pacific view.


In the Corcovado Tent Camp you will find a “rancho” that serves as a dining hall as well as a setting to meet for adventure planning sessions, afternoon coffee, reading, or simply a snooze in a hammock. There you can enjoy your meals in a family style at long wooden tables. The kitchen serves three meals each day and it includes International cuisine, ranging from typical Costa Rican cuisine, to fresh catch-of-the-day, to spicy bar-b-que. You can also enjoy plenty of vegetables, fresh salads, rice and beans and for variety there you will also get chicken and meat dishes. With every meal you will also get tropical fruit drinks. The restaurant chef will make you surprised by serving exotic appetizers such as fresh ceviche, sushi or sashimi.

Tours and Activities:

Dolphin & Whale Watching in Osa:

Drake Bay is renowned as one of the best places for enjoying Dolphin and Whale watching tour. You can join any of the daily tours offered from Drake Bay and get opportunity to spot the majestic sea lives in their natural habitat. You can see Humpback Whales, Pilot Whales, Killer Whales and many others.

Snorkeling and scuba diving in Cano Island:

Situated two hours off the coast of the Osa Peninsula, the Cano Island can easily be accessed from Drake Bay and an Corcovado Adventures Tent Camp Lodge. While traveling to the island, you might see dolphins, sea turtles, whales and other species of marine wildlife. In that island there are volcanic rock formations ideal for world-class snorkeling and scuba diving. While enjoying these activities, you can get opportunity to watch manta rays, sharks, tropical fish and many more.

Sport fishing:

If you go to the Southern Pacific coast, there you will find wonderful inshore fishing and can catch huger Roosterfish, Mackerel, Snappers just off the coast of Drake Bay. In this area the Offshore Sport fishing is unrivaled and you can catch tuna, marlin, wahoo, dorado or sailfish.

Surf in Drake Bay:

activityOn the north western tip of the Osa Peninsula, Drake Bay is one of the most remote destinations where you will find some noteworthy breaks for the adventurous type. With an hour hike or a short boat ride from Drake Bay you can reach the Rio Claro that offers a fantastic left when the swell is right. At the Drake Bay, the river mouth estuary offers long and powerful waves and swells that are not perfect for the new surfers.

Canopy Tour:

About 20 minutes from the Drake Bay, you will find the Corcovado Cnopy Tour that has been in operation since 2007. There are 13 platforms with 11 canopy cables ranging from 190 to 400 meters in length. With the help of professional guides you will enjoy thrilling adventure while flying through the tree-tops on a secure system o cables and platforms.


Osa Peninsula is rich in its bio-diversity and tremendous amount of flora and fauna. This area of Costa Rica is just like a bird watchers dream. In this area you can spot Scarlet Macaws, Raptors, Toucans, Yellow Billed Contingas, the endemic Mangrove Hummingbird and many other different species of colorful birds.

Horseback Riding:

Nature lovers will find this activity very enjoyable as this will allow them to observe the natural beauty. You can enjoy horseback riding down the coast through the jungle trails alongside the beach. While enjoying this activity, you can also get the opportunity to spot a variety of wild animals such as toucans, monkeys, parrots and many more.

Kayaking in Corcovado:

While staying at the Corcovado Adventures Tent Camp Lodge, you will enjoy unlimited access to the ocean kayaks and the tranquil waters at the Drake Bay. There you will enjoy safe kayaking and have a memorable experience. You can go south from the camp towards Rio Claro or head north to the town of Drake Bay. You can also enjoy tours up the Sierpe Terraba River and through the mangroves by kayak.

Night Walk:

With the help of a professional guide you can go for night walk through the forest and enjoy nightlife there. During this trek in the early evening, you can see a variety of wildlife and have an unforgettable adventure through the magical rainforest at night.


Corcovado Tent Camp





Reservations Costa Rica: +(506) 8386-2296
Camp: +(506) 8705-4556 / 8866-2947

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