Drake Bay Wilderness Resort

Aug 20, 2015 by


Located on the charmingly secluded Osa Peninsula, part of Costa Rica’s Puntarenas province, the Drake Bay Wilderness Resort is an ideal place for travelers looking for seclusion amidst a truly spectacular landscape. This resort is set on the oceanfront with the pristine, tropical river “Agujitas” behind and offers the most desirable location in this area. As it is at sea level, there you will not find any steep steps or difficult beach landings. From the resort area you will get easy access into both the Corcovado National Park and the uninhabited Cano Island and the Cano Island Biological Reserve.


Drake Bay Wilderness Resort is committed to provide comfortable living quarters. It is comprised of 20 charming, tropical cabins and each of those cabins are featured with a double bed, private bathroom with hot water shower, shaded porch and also a ceiling fan. This resort maintains a high standard of cleanliness. All the rooms are tastefully decorated with polished wood furniture and colorful floral murals. All of the well-maintained cabins overlook amazing view of the bay, mountains and surrounding rainforest. The grounds surrounding the cabins are meticulously groomed and contain bright hibiscus flowers that add splashes of pink to the otherwise green landscape. Within a 15 minute walking distance you will find a beach that is ideal for swimming. The hotel property also has an all-natural, saltwater swimming pool on the resort’s grounds.


Fully-stocked-open-air-bar-The dining hall of this resort is an open-air affair that offers stunning view of the 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean. This is the only hotel in the area that serves buffet style breakfast that is one of the resort’s best loved specialties. In your breakfast you will enjoy fresh fruits, hot coffee, fruit juice, sweet rolls, and many more. There is a fruit bar that includes a variety of tropical fruit such as pineapple, water melon, cantaloupe, papaya and bananas. There you can also enjoy Costa Rican coffee and will enjoy tea and anytime of the day. The kitchen can serves any special dietary needs and for all day tours can pack picnic lunches. In the afternoon you can enjoy free snacks at the bar.

Tors and Activities:

The surrounding area of the hotel is rich in bio-diversity and perfect for enjoying a variety of activities. This hotel specializes in offering a never-ending list of outdoor activities and tours and all the tours are designed to optimize their guests’ engagement with the natural environment. Each of the tour can be customized according to the guest’s choice as well as to fit different interests and age groups. These tours are led by well-informed staff member. The Creepy Crawler Tour, a nighttime hike investigating the abundance of bugs living in the nearby jungle are some of the more popular tours you can choose from. You can also go for Rainforest Tour that includes hiking to a pristine waterfall, canoe trip through an eerie lagoon to a hike into an ancient Indian burial ground.

You can also go for Dolphin watching tour and enjoy interacting with Dolphins. With the help of an experienced boat captain you will reach the Pacific near Cano Island to crystal blue waters. There you will get the opportunity to watch dolphins with the leadership of the resident marine biologist. The wild dolphins are never baited or chased.These warm ocean waters are teaming with a variety of sea life and there you might also see orcas, pilot humpback and other whales. You can also go for scuba diving tour by taking a tour package that includes hotel, all meals, 2 full days of diving with 2 tank dives, and round trip airfare from San Jose.


Drake Bay Wilderness Resort

Call: 011 (506) 2775-1715 or 011 (506) 2775-1716

Website: http://www.drakebay.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Drake-Bay/142881042398478

Twitter: https://twitter.com/drakebayresort

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