Top 5 Reasons To Travel To The Osa Peninsula

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1. Plants and Animal Lovers

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2. Weather

  • Tropical weather is the classification of the Osa Peninsula
  • The weather is some of the most enjoyable in all of Costa Rica
  • The average max temperature year round is 90.08 degrees
  • January: 91
  • February: 92
  • March: 92
  • April: 91
  • May: 90
  • June: 89
  • July: 89
  • August: 89
  • September: 90
  • October: 89
  • November: 89
  • December: 90
  • The average min temperature year round is 71.66 degrees
  • January: 72
  • February: 71
  • March: 73
  • April: 73
  • May: 73
  • June: 72
  • July: 71
  • August: 71
  • September: 71
  • October: 71
  • November: 71
  • December: 71

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3. Corcovado National Park

  • There are 13 major ecosystems such as lowland rain forest, high land cloud forest, jollilo palm forest, mangrove swamps, also coastal marine and beach habitats.
  • Very good chance of viewing Baird’s Tapirs, Jaguars, Scarlet Macaws, Harpy Eagles, Red-backed squirrel monkeys and White-lipped Peccaries.
  • 23 miles of golden sand beaches that are lined with palm trees and are uncrowded. You may not see another person on the beach the same time as you.
  • Every think of rinsing off in a waterfall? Well, you can definitely do that at Corcovado National Park.
  • Over 40 species of frog live in Corcovado National Park
  • If you love trekking, hiking and camping Corcovado National Park is the perfect place to do these activities.
  • Our camping areas have restrooms, hand wash laundry areas, and outdoor showers

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4. Whale Watching

  • Northern Whales start arriving in the Osa Peninsula during October and stay till the end of April.
  • Southern Whales start arriving in July and leave in November
  • The Golfo Dulce has an abundance of Humpback Whale births since there is little threat from larger predators
  • Some of the humpback whales come from as far as Antartica. (11,500 miles away)
  • You can sometimes see the calves jump to the top of the water for air.
  • If you are lucky you can even watch the mother teach its calf how to breath and dive down.

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5. Deep Sea Fishing

  • Marlin, sailfish, roosterfish, tuna, wahoo, and Mahi Mahi that can be caught throughout the year.
  • The Osa Peninsula proves to provide world record catches year after year
  • The water gets more than 1,000 feet deep in some places
  • Very pristine and healthy surroundings for the fish is why the Osa Peninsula is able to produce so many records
  • There are sightings of whale, sharks. sea turtles, manta rays and marine birds will make your experience one to remember