Corcovado

National Park in the Osa Peninsula

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Corcovado National Park of the Osa Peninsula

Corcovado, located in Costa Rica’s South Pacific region. The bioiversity found in Corcovado, and the Osa Peninsula surpasses any other similar region on Earth. It contains over five percent of the world’s animal population just within that small area.The forests of Corcovado are very exuberant. Some claim that they are the most valuable forests of the planet. Indeed they are so typical of what a tropical rain forest should be. A great diversity of species, very tall trees, long strong wooden lianas and a wild abundance of vines. Furthermore, according to biologists, Corcovado contains the complete ecosystem of tropical insects that can be found from Mexico all the way to Panama. Corcovado National Park is the explorers, nature lovers and backpackers dream. Even beach lovers will never have seen beaches more beautiful than in Corcovado.

Attractions And Activities Of Corcovado National Park

Have imagined yourself diving in turquoise blue waters of a deserted beach? This Place is for you. Including flying red macaws above you and howler monkeys in the nearby trees. It counts with 13 major ecosystems, coastal marine, and beach habitats. This too is where you may be lucky to spot even the shiest inhabitants of Costa Rica’s forests. For example Jaguars, Tapirs, White-Lipped Peccaries, and Squirrel Monkeys. There are many National Park Tours available here. These stations are responsible for specific regions with a choice of trails; the trails are relatively good!

The entrance to the Park is by the ranger’s stations; San Pedrillo in the Northwest and Los Patos in the northeast. Camping is a great past time here. Accommodations are at the park’s headquarters and research center, La Sirena, on the Pacific Coast. Each Station has trails that are excellent even though it may be wet sometimes! Corcovado is also where you can go Whale and Dolphin watching. Also birdwatching, scuba diving, sportfishing, surfing, swimming, running on the beach, or taking a stroll at sunset. Or just be a beach addict and get a great skin color under the tropical sun of the Pacific, on some white sand deserted beach. 

Where To Stay In Corcovado

The Hotels in the area are the most eco-touristic, beautiful, in harmony with their natural surroundings. They maintain an individual style and elegance. In fact, most of them are located close to the beaches as the National Park is a protected area, and no hotels can be built there thankfully! Of the best hotels, you can choose between the Casa Corcovado Lodge, the Hotel Aguila de Osa, and the Paloma as the top of the range. And the Hotel Jinetes de Osa or Drake Bay Resort as a middle range. They all offer the best views of the ocean and the forests. Surrounded by nature and tropical birds and monkeys, and beautiful colorful butterflies and flowers. Corcovado Hotels will offer you a wonderful stay in comfort and harmony with nature, perfect for relaxing as well as living the adventure of your life!

Corcovado National Park Tour

The best Tours in Costa Rica’s Southern Pacific are in Corcovado National Park. Corcovado, a wonder of the world acclaimed to be one of the most diverse and beautiful primary forests of the whole planet. One of the last areas of coastal rainforest found in the world as well. It covers a third of the Osa Peninsula and contains species of animals and plants, unique and found nowhere else since Osa used to be an island thousands of years ago.

Because it is not the easiest place to get to, many who come to Costa Rica overlook this paradise, something that is obviously beneficial for its conservation. Indeed the best way to go to Corcovado is to fly from San Jose. Driving takes a long time and sometimes the roads are quite inaccessible. Once you are there, however, you care little about how you are going to leave. Indeed, you may never want to leave, as all your worries seem to have vanished, and you had never felt so happy relaxed and in harmony with nature. This is a part of so many diverse National Parks in Costa Rica. 

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Corcovado

Corcovado

Corcovado is considered to be one of the wonders of the world. It is a region with one of the most bio-diversity of the world. Primary cloud forest, white sand deserted bea...

Corcovado Vacation Packages

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Corcovado Hotels

Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge

Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge

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La Leona Ecolodge

La Leona Ecolodge

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Lookout Inn Lodge

Lookout Inn Lodge

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Luna Lodge Carate

Luna Lodge Carate

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Corcovado Tours

San Pedrillo Ranger Station – Corcovado National Park Tour

San Pedrillo Ranger Station – Corcovado National Park Tour

Corcovado Facts

Facts about Corcovado National Park

Corcovado national park holds so much not seen to the untrained eye. We as travelers can only imagine what’s out there. It’s best to get a guide when you go through Corcovado they can help you find sloths and toucans, Also, many different birds perhaps maybe even a jaguar. Whatever it is you like when your hiking through its good to understand the history and facts of this national park. So here are the top facts before you go into the wilds.

 


Corcovado National Park FrogTop Ten

-There are over 20 miles of beach in the national park.

-Four species of sea turtles visit Corcovado’s beaches. The leatherback, hawksbill, green, and Pacific Ridley.

-Over 10,000 insects found in Corcovado National Park.

-National Geographic Called the park “the most biologically intense place on Earth.”

-13 ecosystems make up the base for wildlife within Corcovado.


Corcovado Baby Monkey-There are 150 species of mammals, 367 birds, 117 amphibians or reptiles, and 40 different types freshwater fish

-500 species of trees inhabit the area.

-Also, housing five species of big cats, the Jaguar, Pumas, Ocelots Jaguarundis, and Margays.

-All four Monkey species live in the park.

-Both two and three toed sloths inhabit the area.

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