Surfing Matapalo by Car Costa Rica is known not only for its amazing wildlife, but also for its scenic beaches and great surf, and on this tour you can experience it all! Just a 40-minute drive into the rainforest in one of our 4x4s, and you arrive at the lush green coastal surf area of […]
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Crocodile Bay Resort, Costa Rica - Where the World Comes to Fish. We're located in Costa Rica's crown jewel The Osa Peninsula and offer sport fishing, ecotours, and a luxury rainforest spa. Join us for the fishing, adventure or spa vacation of a lifetime.
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The new season has started, the weather is beautiful and it feels good to welcome our guests to the Spa. Whether they are “first-timers” or some of our many “regulars”, we enjoy sharing with them and helping them to relax and release all the stress that everyone carries around. Speaking of our returning guests, the […]
Monthly Spa Update by Justa Solano Here at the Spa at Crocodile Bay we offer a wide selection of treatments. Facials, Masks, Scrubs, Wraps and various types of Massages. A common question from clients first visiting the Spa is “What treatment should I start out with?”. My suggestion is that the best treatment to try […]
As April comes and goes, the end of the dry season has begun. It is really amazing to see how quickly everything becomes even greener than it normally is. Here on the Osa Peninsula it is always stunningly beautiful, but this time of year the trees are blooming and many plants are showing off their […]
Bordering a national park along the same wild stretch of coastline as the botanical gardens tour is the Osa Wildlife Sanctuary. Partake of this rare opportunity to see and even interact with some of the local rainforest creatures (like two and three-toed sloth, spider and howler monkeys, macaws, parakeets and toucans). The sanctuary rehabilitates injured […]
Hunt or be hunted is the nighttime order of the rainforest, when many animals are active. In this tour we observe “survival of the fittest.” Night walking, as opposed to a day hike, is characterized by a much slower moving pace and a sharp inspecting eye. The tour includes a brief stroll around some wild […]
In these 2½ days, we will take the time to focus on a variety of habitats: lower mountain along with coastal primary and secondary rainforests, forest edges, tropical orchards, pastureland, mangrove estuaries, Pacific shorelines and streamlined gallery forests. This tour package can be customized to focus on target species as well as be geared towards […]
The wealth of Costa Rica’s avifauna, in itself, warrants a trip to our resort. With 854 species of birds in an area the size of West Virginia, Costa Rica is home to more bird species than vast continents like Europe, North America and Australia. Nowhere in Costa Rica are the birds more colorful and diverse […]
This tour was established for those who have a special interest in Reptiles and Amphibians, and want to learn more about them. On this tour we will focus on the various forms of amphibians and the more famous reptiles of the area like the Ferd de Lace Viper and the Eye Lash Viper.
This tour features one of our most important native trees… chocolate! Due to the abundance of fruiting trees, there is plentiful wildlife in the area; particularly toucans and other colorful fruit eating birds, and sometimes squirrel and white-face monkeys. In order to contrast experimental techniques of cultivation developed at the farm, the tour commences with […]
Before becoming Central America’s premier rainforest destination, the Osa Peninsula was famous for its highgrade and abundant gold deposits. Visit the claim of a local professional gold panner to learn the tricks of the trade and try your luck at striking it rich. The site for this tour is the picturesque Tiger River Valley leading […]
World class fishing for Sailfish, Blue, Black, and Striped Marlin starts just outside the mouth of the Golfo Dulce, about thirty minutes from our 880 foot pier.The Pacific Sailfish can be caught all year and, during the winter months, it is common to raise 10 to 15 in a day.