Costa Rica Family Resort
An exciting adventure vacation awaits you at this great Costa Rica family resort! With more than 25 activities to choose from, each day will be filled with a new experience.
This resort is located on Costa Rica’s South Pacific Coast (The Osa Peninsula), which has been referred to by National Geographic Magazine as “The Most Ecologically Intense Place on Earth“. It is also where the edge of Costa Rica’s largest coastal rainforest meets the pacific. The Osa Peninsula is home to Corcovado National Park as well as over 400 bird species, 250 species of mammals and of course…inshore and offshore fishing for Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo, Tuna and other sought after trophy fish! The resort is a complete vacation destination offering over 25 exotic eco tours, a luxury spa and an 800 ft. pier with a private fleet of high end fishing boats (Boston Whaler and Strike Yachts. Our travel team can customize your Costa Rica vacation package to include sport fishing, adventure eco tours, our just a spot on a secluded beach – Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula has it all!
some photos courtesy of Pat Ford
AGE APPROPRIATE: 6 yrs and older. Baby sitters are available on sight as well! So if you wish to bring younger children, that is certainly encouraged.
Accommodations & Meals
The rooms give you the feel of being screened in, open air jungle lodges. All rooms are spacious with AC, purified water dispenser, safe, alarm clock, observation deck and queen sized beds. Often when you walk out onto your deck you will have a Macaw serenading you in the trees.
The resort is situated on 44 acres of lush tropical gardens with 40 air-conditioned rooms in Puerto Jimenez on Costa Rica’s South Pacific Coast. The resort features an all-inclusive daily menu with fresh fish (no shellfish), swimming pool, hot tub, 5,000 sq. foot luxury spa and conference center that accommodates up to 80 people.
Swimming Pool & Jacuzzi:
The pool area is a great option for relaxing between your fishing and jungle adventures! Pull up a cool seat at our swim-up bar for an exotic cocktail or enjoy an evening seat in the elevated Jacuzzi for a birds eye view of scarlet macaws and other wildlife in the surrounding jungle trees. The jungle sounds are intense in the evening and provide the ultimate soundtrack for truly enjoying your vacation and forgetting the stress of everyday life. They also offer poolside massages from our spa staff during happy hour.
5,000 square foot, newly-constructed luxury spa offers guest 6 private massage rooms, locker room and shower area, and a spacious relaxation room for enjoying a glass of wine, raw juice or mineral water while you wait. Once you walk in the front door you will be greeted by gentle aroma therapy and sounds of the rainforest coming from our high-end audio system. Choose from over 25 Spa treatments or mini-day spa packages for guests that prefer not to fish or take part in eco-tours.
Exceptional off-shore and in-shore fishing awaits!
While fishing is one of the main activities at the resort, numerous other eco activities are offered. You will simply pick an “eco adventure” or “spa” package plan. Children 12 and under are half price with two paying adults! Keep in mind that there is not a beach in front of the lodge for your use. If you wish to spend time on the beach you will take a shuttle to Precious Beach. This is a secluded, unspoiled beach perfect for bodysurfing, swimming, and catching some sun. There is a nearby outdoor bar which offers access to showers, restrooms, lounge chairs, and a juice bar.
Here is the list of available activities: (2 person minimum required-see website for activity descriptions)
- Explore the Osa Rainforest
- Corcovado National Park
- Finco Kobo Chocolate Farm
- Bosque las Tilapias
- Miramar Canopy Zip-line
- Night Canopy Zip-line
- Waterfall Climbing/ Rappelling
- Mangrove Kayak
- Sunset Ocean Kayak
- Puerto Jimenez Biking
- Cross Country Biking
- Half-day Horseback
- Full-day Horseback
- Bird Watching – Intro
- Osa-Wildlife Sanctuary
- 2 ½ Bird watching In-depth
- Guaymi Indigenous Reservation
- Golfo Dulce Excursion by Boat
- Snorkeling the Golfo Dulce
- Surfing Pavanoes Beach
- Surfing Matapalo Beach
- Jungle Night Watch
- Gold Panning
- Butterfly Farm and Crocodile Lagoon
- Playa Precious (Precious Beach)
- The Monkey Tour
- Osa Palmas Canopy Zip Line
- Luxury Spa
- Game room
Fishing packages are available as well!
Length of Stay / Itinerary
Most trips are 3 – 7 nights. Each itinerary is customized for your interests.
Day 1: Arrive San Jose where you will be greeted by a lodge representative and transferred to a luxury hotel for the evening.
Day 2: Your greeter will transfer you back to the airport for your short prop plane flight to the Osa Peninsula where you will again be greeted for your short road transfer to the lodge. You should arrive in time for an afternoon activity.
Day 2 – ?: Enjoy the numerous eco activities.
Departure day: The lodge staff will transfer you back to the airport for your short flight back to San Jose and onward to home.
Travel Details & Location
You will fly in and out of San Jose, Costa Rica. The resort is located on the Osa Peninsula near the city of Puerto Jimenez.
Internet & Communications
Internet access in the lodge lobby and there are phone in the rooms. Cell service is spotty.
Call for pricing
Eco packages begin at $1,649 pp
Trip Insurance & Cancellation Info
Trip insurance is highly recommended to protect your investment on this trip. We will assist you with trip insurance upon booking. See links at the bottom of this page for the two providers we suggest for our clients.
Family Expeditions, LLC confirmation and refund policy:
If your trip is more than 90 days out from date of departure, a 50% non-refundable deposit confirms your reservation and must be received within 10 days of booking to confirm your dates. All trips must be paid in full at least 90 days prior to the departure date. If your trip date is within 90 days, FULL payment for the trip is required. All payments to Family Expeditions are non-refundable. Should you need to reschedule or cancel your trip, we will do everything in our power to assist you in finding a suitable substitute or transferring your dates per the lodge/providers/government requirements. Trip insurance protects your investment!