Osa Tropical Package

"Highlights of the Osa peninsula"

     Visiting Drake Bay in Osa is a thrilling and unforgettable journey. Live an exciting adventure experiencing the exuberant rainforest and wild creatures that the Osa Peninsula offers to its visitors by joining this tour. We start our journey in Sierpe, traveling by boat on the Terraba river heading towards the amazing Drake Bay, an amazing place surrounded by forests and the pacific ocean. We will visit and enjoy the highlights of the area including Terraba-Sierpe Ramsar site, Drake Bay, Sirena Station in Corcovado National Park, and Caño Island. Therefore, get prepared to go hiking, snorkeling, whale-watching, swimming and more.

     Osa Tropical Package is perfect for any adventurer who enjoys nature and wildlife. The Osa peninsula is well known for having a huge amount of diversity that visitors will love. Activities have no difficulty level. This package is suitable even for families traveling with children as the activities do not demand great effort from tourists visiting the area.

What to bring?
Trip Facts
How to arrive in Sierpe

Day 1

Our journey starts in Sierpe of Osa. Please, find the instructions on the how to arrive in Sierpe tab. Once in Sierpe, please head towards Poor Man’s Paradise office to check-into. If you are driving a rental car, you may let us know so we can arrange parking service for you.

From the dock in Sierpe, an amazing journey through the Terraba-Sierpe Ramsar site begins. This mangrove is a huge habitat for aquatic species. Later, we arrive to the mouth of the river and travel on the Pacific Ocean's waters. During the journey, you will see the coast of the Osa peninsula and its wonderful tropical forests. Finally, we arrive in Drake. We will spend the following nights at Poor Man's Paradise hotel and take visit the attractions from here.


Day 2

Today, we get up very early in the morning and have breakfast. At 6:30 a.m. the boat departs towards Sirena station in Corcovado National Park. Make sure you take with you water shoes, hiking shoes, mosquito repellent, sunblock, and a bottle of water. Once in Sirena station, we head towards the main building to go to the restrooms and recharge our bottles of water. The guide will take you through the trails within the dense rainforest. Corcovado is a habitat with a huge diversity of species. If we are lucky, we can see several of the wild animals that inhabit this wonderful place. At noon, we return to the beach to take the boat and return to the hotel.


Day 3

Early breakfast and departure to Caño Island. This a great tour where we can do snorkel at specific spots near the island. The visit to the Island is for a short limited time as there are many people in the island and this is regulated by the park authorities. After our visit and the snorkeling experience, we visit San Josecito beach in Drake Bay. This is a peaceful beach where we have a picnic lunch and enjoy the beach for a while. Finally, we return to the hotel.


Day 4

Today, we will have a great adventure. We depart in search of whales and dolphins in the area. Please, consider bring sunblock. Whales are only observed during particular seasons of the year, so please ask us. This tour can be changed if your visit is not during whale season. We will let you know the options.


Day 5

Today, we have to say good-bye to this beautiful destination. After breakfast, we ride the boat back to Sierpe, from where you will continue your journey in Costa Rica. 


Note: The order to tours may change according to availability. We will confirm the order once you are at the hotel.

  • 4 nights of lodging in Poor Man’s Paradise
  • 3 daily meals
  • Round-trip boat transportation from Sierpe to Drake Bay
  • One day tour to Sirena Station in Corcovado National Park
  • One day tour to Caño Island
  • Dolphin watching tour
  • Admissions
What to bring?
  • Watershoes (when riding and getting off the boat)
  • Swimming clothing (for Caño Island tour)
  • Sandals (for staying at the lodge)
  • Hiking shoes (Sirena station hike)
  • Flashlight
  • Hat/cap
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Sunblock
  • Camera and binoculars (not mandatory, but very nice to see and photograph wildlife)
  • Bottle of water or camel bag
Trip Facts

Best time to visit Osa Peninsula is during dry season (from December to March)

The place is very rainy, you may experience light showers even during dry season

You might see whales during the Caño Island tour, but during whale season (never guaranteed)

Sirena station has a great diversity of wildlife. However, none of the species are guaranteed it depends on wild animals behaviors to spot them.

How to arrive in Sierpe

Driving a rental car

Arriving in Sierpe de Osa  is very easy. Once in Palmar Norte, cross the big bridge towards the south and turn right at the first entrance. Follow the main road all the way to the central park of Sierpe. Please, head towards Poor Man's Paradise office to prepare you luggage and get ready for the adventure.  


You can take a taxi from either  Palmar Norte or at the local airport located in Sierpe. You can book a pick up service with us and we will have a driver to pick you up at the local airport or any specific location you provide us. 


Type of Cabin *Price per person in double occupancy
Ocean View Cabin $760
Garden View Cabin $696

*Prices per person in US dollars


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