Drake Bay Backpackers

in San Jose, Costa Rica

Come marvel in the midst of this paradise that has exclusive access to deserted beaches, wetlands, and virgin rainforests! No matter what kind of tourism you're into from traditional to rural community tourism, you will find an activity that suits your preferences surrounded by a rustic natural and inviting environment where you will be able to increase your knowledge of the importance of conserving the marvelous and intricate biodiversity of the Osa Peninsula.

Drake Bay Backpackers is a nonprofit offering accommodation, meals, and low-cost tours in the peaceful village of El Progreso, Bahía Drake, Pacifico Sur de Costa Rica.

So come visit them for a truly memorable experience, unlike any other place in Bahía Drake, that will satisfy your adventurous spirit by exploring the Osa Peninsula and allow you to enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of this space while preserving the environment, paying cheap accommodation, and having access to a plethora of activities!

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Why Lokal Recommends Drake Bay Backpackers


Nonprofit started in 2014| Locally Owned with 95% local staff

A Unique Story

Drake Bay Backpackers is owned and managed by the Corcovado Foundation, a non-governmental, non-profit organization that works with the Osa Peninsula's local community on environmental conservation. The Foundation was created by neighbors of the Corcovado National Park in order to be the leaders in the fight against illegal hunting and forestry exploitation.

They are a local conservation leader that works in close collaboration with the National Parks Service to protect wild life heritage and the future of protected areas. They promote environmental education and defend the rights of the surrounding communities, while at the same time promoting sustainable tourism as a tool to help protect the Osa Peninsula from unsustainable development.

The Foundation is responsible for executing a wide variety of programs in which volunteers can participate, such as sea turtle conservation, environmental education, reforestation, beach clean-ups, development of sustainable tourism and much more.

Environmental Engagement

They are encouraging tourism within Progreso de Drake in order to promote sustainable development and the conservation of natural resources. Their revenue is directly invested in the environmental programs of the Corcovado Foundation.


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