experiences await guests in the remote and
undeveloped wilds of the Osa Península and
the Pacific Ocean. Hiking, horseback treks,
boat excursions and ocean jaunts provide
rare views of one of the most biologically
diverse areas of the world.
coatis, toucans, scarlet macaws, blue morpho
butterflies, heliconia flowers and towering
trees are seen among the flora and fauna
of the various habitats
of the Peninsula.
life is also plentiful, including Olive
Ridley sea turtles, manta rays and crocodiles,
which can be seen from the Lodge. During
excursions, dolphins, flying fish, whales,
manta rays and sea turtles can often be
We also offer
an excursion to the Sirena station of Corcovado
which is easily the best location on the
Osa Península for viewing wildlife, including
This excursion can be done as
an option to the San Pedrillo station excursion
in the Nature / Snorkeling packages
or as a separate day excursion.
a great option for wildlife enthusiasts
who can be disappointed by the lack of wildlife
in the San Pedrillo area.
can now do full day excursions which focus on marine
from the Osa Peninsula including:
Whales; humpback, pilot, sei, brydes, killer and
false killer whales. Humpbacks (mother and calf) are
particularly noticeable during the migration periods
of July- November and December- March.
- Dolpins; spotted, bottlenose, spinner and roughtooth
dolphins generally are
seen during the entire year.
seen are sea turtles(Olive Ridley), manta rays, flying
fish and feeding birds and
fish which literally bring the ocean alive with activity.
is San Josecito Beach which also provides
an opportunity for
snorkeling and viewing scarlet macaws and other birds
the four day/ three night package, lunch on the
second full day is spent in the
Corcovado area which also allows snorkeling as well
as nature hikes (especially
for scarlet macaws).
excursions with lunch, snorkeling equipment and guide
National Park *
Island Biological Reserve * / Guarumal Bay (* and
Josecito and Río Claro *
& Biological station at Corcovado Park
Park Camping Extension which includes meals &
lodging (the night before and after stay
at Park) and transport to / from Corcovado Park
trek to San Josecito *
all-day excursions are by boat from Lodge and include
the ocean excursion, hiking and snorkeling.
trips are normally 1 hour or less to any of the above
** Guarumal Bay includes
the north of Violin Island several other islands and
mangroves with natural estuaries and provides the following
boat trip through mangove estuaries to bay activities:
mangrove / rainforest hiking.
on isolated white sand beaches on tiny islands.
of frigatebird and brown booby rookeries.
of sea shell beds.
in tidal pools.
of the endemic birds of the Osa Peninsula can be seen
on trails and mangrove estuaries within five kilomenters
can have opportunities to see spectacled owls, black-cheeked
ant-tanagers, trogons (including Baird's), yellow-billed
cotingas, king vultures, mangrove hummingbirds and golden-naped
woodpeckers among many other species.
Birding Lists in about Osa Península section
of this website.
trek at Violin Island.
guided mangrove kayaking.
and snorkeling among the spectacular reefs of Caño Island
and selected other sites offers memorable vistas of
traverse through "clouds of marine life" and
see a myriad of colors, shapes and sizes. Tropical and
pelegic fish species are numerous and often schools
of tuna, Mexican barracuda and others are seen. Sharks,
with rare exception, are white-tipped reef, nurse, small
bull or whale sharks.
Manta rays, sea turtle, eels and
several types of coral may also be seen.
sites range from eight meter reefs to 35
meter pinnacles with visibility, especially
during the dry season of more than 20 meters.
trips include all equipment and clothing,
transport, lunch, drinks, park fees and
are under the supervision of a certified
dive master or instructor. Typically, a
dive is done in the morning, lunch is at
Caño Island or the coast and another dive
is done the afternoon. All divers must be
Sierpe Lodge provides unmatched Costa Rican angling
Pacific fishing for billfish, dorado
(mahi-mahi), wahoo, snapper, tuna, mackerel,
barracuda, jacks and others. Many of
the catches in this area have been listed
in the IGFA record books.
basin fishing in the more than 1000
kilometers of rivers, estuaries, tributaries
and coasts. Several
varieties of snapper, grouper, corvina,
rooster fish, snook and others abound.
are provided appropriate equipment, tackle,
boats, captains and guides.
fishing, spin casting trolling and bait
fishing are supported; however, fly fishing
anglers need to bring their own equipment.
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