Corcovado & Drake Bay

Corcovado & Drake Bay

Corcovado & Drake Bay is located in Osa Peninsula in the south Pacific of Costa Rica and has incredible nature and wildlife. Half of the country’s species are found here and the marine life is amazing!
Inhabitants/size: 1000
Province: Puntarenas


Costa Rica is the perfect location if you want to travel eco-friendly and get to know nature and wildlife a lot more. Corcovado & Drake Bay is the best place in Costa Rica to visit due to its superior diversity in representation of species. Half of all Costa Rica’s species are found here on this magical peninsula, and it’s definitely worth a visit during your stay in the country! Drake Bay is one of the most famous locations on the peninsula. It was named after a notorious pirate, Sir Francis Drake, from the 1500s who roamed the area and may or may not have left a big treasure behind him in the area.

Playa San Josecito is the main beach located in Drake Bay. It’s a beautiful beach surrounded by nature preserves, parks, and amazing forest. A lot of the hikes start from here as the trails go through the tropical forest in the area. Drake Bay is accessible by boat or by domestic flights, and we’ll help you get there conveniently.

Just a little bit south of Drake Bay is the entrance to Corcovado National Park. This is an amazing natural park with great trails and beautiful beaches. It’s one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world, and there are 13 different ecosystems in this park. The national park was founded in 1975 to protect nature and wildlife from gold mining and logging, and today it is one of the most important reserves in the country. The park has more than 41,000 hectares and has over 140 different mammals, 400 bird species, 116 amphibian and reptile species, 40 species of fish, and 500 species of trees. Some of the animals that can be found on this part of the Osa Peninsula is the harbor squirrel monkey, indigenous wildcats, crocodiles, humpback whales, poison arrow frogs, tapirs, jaguars, pumas, scarlet macaws, and four species of turtles.

The marine life of Corcovado & Drake Bay is amazing as well. The great coral reefs outside the peninsula offer great snorkeling, scuba diving, and swimming. The species that live in the ocean here are humpback whales, dolphins, manta rays, sea turtles, all kinds of fish, and even manatees.

When planning your trip to Corcovado & Drake Bay we’ll help you organize your trip to your preferences. We can reserve hotels that include all meals, hikes in Corcovado National Park, snorkeling in Caño Island, mangrove visits, kayaking, some excellent sport fishing, and a lot more. There is so much to discover at Corcovado & Drake Bay.


ATV Tour

Costa Rica is full of activities and adventures available to you during your vacation in this...
2-6 Hours
$ 75 / Person

Canyoning & Waterfall Rappelling

Costa Rica’s different mountain ranges have created some astonishing waterfalls that are well worth a visit....
4 Hours
$ 95 / Person

Dolphin tour

Costa Rica with its two beautiful coasts, the Pacific and the Caribbean, offers an immense marine...
3.5 Hours
$ 60 / Person

Hiking and Trekking tour

Costa Rica is an absolutely amazing country with its immense diversity of nature and wildlife. 5%...
1-6 hours
$ 55 / Person

Horseback riding

Costa Rica is a beautiful country with great natural diversity. While visiting this gem of a...
2-3 Hours
$ 55 / Person

Night hiking tours

Let us here at Tulu Travel take you on an amazing adventure in one of the...
4 Hours
$ 35 / Person

Scuba Diving

Nature and wildlife in Costa Rica are world-famous but it’s not only on land where the...
4 Hours
$ 65 / Person

Snorkeling Tours

Snorkeling in Costa Rica is available on both coasts of the country. In general, the best...
2-3 Hours
$ 50 / Person

Stand up paddle board

A great way to discover Costa Rica and its marine life is by taking a lesson...
2 Hours
$ 65 / Person

Turtle nesting tour

Turtles are fascinating and beautiful reptiles that live in the ocean and five of their species...
4 hours
$ 83 / Person

Waterfall tour

Waterfalls are a beautiful blessing by nature and they generally are created in the upper parts...
2 hours
$ 55 / Person

Whale watching tour

Costa Rica’s marine life is absolutely stunning and a great variety of fishes and mammals are...
4 hours
$ 80 / Person

White water rafting

Costa Rica’s high elevation combined with a 14-river system that drains in the Pacific Ocean and...
3-6 hours
$ 75 / Person

Wildlife river boat safari

Costa Rica is world-famous for its nature and wildlife. People come from all over the world...
2 hours + transportation
$ 55 / Person

Excursion package Drake Bay Wilderness Resort

Depending on your stay (3 nights/2 tours, 4 nights/ 3 tours, 6 nights/ 5 tours) you...
Between 1-3 hours per activity
$ This package is not sold separately. It´s included with your stay at Drake Bay Wilderness Resort / Person

Canopy Zip-Line

Costa Rica is world-famous for its natural diversity, and a great way to discover this is...
2 Hours
$ 55 / Person


With amazing rivers and coastlines on the both the Pacific and Caribbean fronts, Costa Rica kayaking...
2-8 Hours
$ 35 / Person

Caño Island snorkeling tour

This amazing snorkling tour you can do from both Drake Bay and Uvita. It takes approximately...
5-7 Hours
$ 140 / Person

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