Situated just 20-30 minutes by boat from Aguila de Osa, Corcovado National Park is world renown as one of Costa Rica’s crown jewels of rich bio-diversity and spectacular scenery.
RAINFOREST AND MARINE ADVENTURE TOURS
Only 12 nautical miles from Aguila de Osa, Caño Island is a paradise for snorkelers, scuba divers, swimmers, and sunbathers alike! The Island can be seen just minutes after leaving the protected cove of the hotel, and the boat ride takes about 45 minutes.
The challenge and excitement of some of the world’s best big game fishing awaits you at Aguila de Osa Inn. Over 40 International Game Fish Association (I.G.F.A.) records have been set within 80 nautical miles from our hotel, with catches including Sailfish, Black, Blue, and Striped Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, Cubera Snapper, Spanish and Sierra Mackerel, Roosterfish and more.
For the scuba enthusiasts, the Osa Peninsula offers several excursions to encounter the unseen communities of marine life below the water’s surface. With Costa Rica’s finest Pacific coastal diving and snorkeling, the clear waters surrounding Caño Island Biological Reserve are best described as an Eden of coral and rock formations housing vibrant tropical fish. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, or advanced diver, or just snorkeling, the variety of rich and abundant marine life will amaze you.
Visit the mysterious and fascinating Sierpe-Terraba mangroves, the largest untouched mangrove forest on Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast. Take a tour with our experienced naturalist guides, and venture into a beautiful maze of canals and rivers as we search for the region’s fascinating wildlife from the comfort of our boat.
Aguila de Osa is a one-of-a-kind destination for birding enthusiasts, with over 350 species residing in the region. On our two hour birdwatching tours, you’ll have the chance to spot an enormous variety of species in the area right in the areas surrounding the hotel, and your guide will locate some that you may never have seen on your own.
Led by resident naturalist guides, the night tour reveals to you to a dynamic world that awakens only after nightfall!
Many rainforest inhabitants are nocturnal, making the rainforest an exciting and magical place to visit after dark. Throughout the tour your guide will explain the nuances of the many ecosystems and point out many insects, frogs, and spiders. Sometimes you’ll even see snakes, owls and other exciting species!
The warm, crystal clear waters just off the Osa Peninsula are home to a variety of whale and dolphin species and are ideal for seeing these incredible creatures up close. Guests can see humpback, pilot and false killer whales, or spotted, bottlenose and spinner dolphins.
Kayak enthusiasts will have a blast at Aguila de Osa Inn! The hotel has 7 lightweight, one-person sit-on-top kayaks, for you to use whenever you wish. Our kayaks are comfortable, stable and very easy to maneuver up the Agujitas River and on the open ocean waters from our docks in front of the hotel.
Gallop along deserted beaches, ride through the primary rainforest, through lush hilltops with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean, and explore the thundering waterfalls hidden deep in the verdant forest during our half-day horseback riding tours.
During the tour, your guide will point out wildlife such as hummingbirds, vultures, hawks, scarlet macaws, sloths, monkeys, colorful orchids, berry trees and heliconias.
Unleash your adventurous spirit as you explore the rainforest with a birds-eye view on our Canopy Tour.
Comprised of thirteen elevated platforms, connected in a series by long, thick cables, you’ll traverse across the forest canopy using a safety harness and roller system. The height of each platform varies, rising from more than 30 meters (98 ft.). As well, the distance between each platform varies, since the cables have a range of 190 meters (623 ft.) up to 400 meters (1,312 ft.) in length! This Canopy Tour one of the longest in Costa Rica.