Drake Bay, Costa Rica

Rainforest Adventure to Estación Biológica Tamandua

Hike for an hour through rainforest and over rivers to reach this beautiful, remote lodge in the Golfo Dulce Forestry Reserve. The property has its own trails where you can enjoy beautiful waterfalls, natural swimming holes and amazing wildlife viewing. You'll be accompanied by the local guide and caretaker who will take you on hikes and prepare meals for you, while you soak up this pure natural experience.

Right for You?


3 Days / 2 Nights

Travel Style

Active Adventure and Connect with Nature


The local guide and caretaker speaks a bit of English, but not much

Physical Activity

Challenging workout


Rainforest and River


Wifi: None
Cell: Limited
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Speaks: Spanish


  • A complete rainforest immersion, no other lodges or roads in sight!
  • Swim in spectacular, pristine swimming holes
  • Spot amazing wildlife during day or night hikes
  • Swing in hammocks overlooking a peaceful river
  • Unplug! There's no electricity in the cabins (only in the main lodge area), so you'll truly be able to disconnect.



Flexible arrival, best to start in the morning


Flexible Departure Date
All year


9 travelers maximum

What's Included


2 Nights Eco Lodge


Local guide (not bilingual)


Private Room, Shared Bathroom and No Electricity


All meals included



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Your Local Host

Estacion Biologica Tamandua

Locally Owned Family Business

Located on the edge of Corcovado National Park, this remote lodge offers a truly immersive rainforest experience. An amazing tropical forest completely surrounds the lodge and allows you to explore the rich biodiversity of the area. The property has its own trails where you can enjoy beautiful waterfalls, natural swimming holes, guided night hikes and wildlife viewing. There are three rustic bungalows available and a hammock area for soaking up the spectacular setting. To reach the lodge, you must hike for an hour or arrange an ATV ride with the hosts. There is limited electricity available at the lodge.

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Getting There

Transport options

Drive, Get picked up (extra $) and Taxi
Your adventure will begin in the community of Los Planes, a short drive from Drake Bay. You'll meet the host family at their home and they will help guide you on the 1-2 hour long hike to the lodge. If needed, an ATV can be arranged to help carry your luggage.
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