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September Eco-report

The New Bird Gardens at Crocodile Bay Resort In preparing for the evolution to Botánika Osa Peninsula, Curio Collection by Hilton, Crocodile Bay Resort is adding more gardens to their property. The landscaping team has been reshaping the property and planting many more native species, which in return attract a lot of the native birds. […]

In Search of the Ultimate Wave: Matapalo

While Pavones is home to the longest left in the world, Matapalo is known for its long excellent rights. When the die-hard surfer wants to escape civilization and catch some of the best rides of his life, Matapalo is the place to go. It is an adventure just to get here since it is only […]

Point Break Left

Costa Rica is famous for its surf. Both the Caribbean and Pacific Coasts offer great waves. On the Southern Pacific bordering Panama in Golfo Dulce is Pavones, one of the top ten surfing destinations in the world. This surfers paradise is only accessible by a dirt road or boat. It is a legendary spot that revolves around […]

August Eco-report

The Golfo Dulce As one of only four tropical fjords in the world, its bed is rich with volcanic reefs, crevices and caves that have become the breeding grounds for a staggering variety of marine life. It is believed that the gulf is the only place in the world where the humpback whales from both […]

July Eco-report

Weather in the green season I have had several people ask me about the weather here in the “green season.“ If you were contemplating coming down for some fishing but were worried about going to a place called “the RAIN forest” or if you looked at the weather forecast for Puerto Jimenez and saw thunderstorms […]

June Eco-report

Humpback Whale Migration –  Mid July through Early November Whale watching season is almost here (mid July – early November ) – Did you know the Osa Peninsula’s Golfo Dulce  is one of the few places on Earth where Humpback whales migrate to give birth from both the Arctic and Antarctic? Just another of the many […]

Costa Rica’s Corcovado National Park Makes Global Top Ten List

The world’s first national park, Yellowstone, was signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872. Congress created the U.S. National Park Service 44 years later (on August 25, 1916), with a mission “to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and wildlife therein, and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in […]

A History of Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula

The GoldWalker, a Historical Documentary of the Osa Peninsula – The Official Trailer The Unique History of Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula – 5 Years in the Making! We hope you enjoy this special gift from Crocodile Bay Resort and StepOut Entertainment. For those of you who have experienced Crocodile Bay Resort in the past this […]

Beneath the Surface – Costa Rica Fishing

Costa Rica Fishing at Crocodile Bay Resort – Beneath the Surface Enjoy this new short video that begins beneath the surface of our 750 foot private pier and then takes you along some of Southern Costa Rica’s best inshore fishing spots and finally to the cobalt blue offshore waters of Costa Rica for sailfish, marlin […]