Spotlight Costa Rica – La Paloma Lodge in Drake Bay

Drake Bay. What is that? Let me tell you that it’s one of the best areas in Costa Rica to relax and forget about the rest of the world because of its remote location and beautiful beaches that blend with the tropical rainforest, it’s located on the northern tip of the Osa Peninsula in a small town situated along a quiet beach cove where one dirt road and a few houses and shops are scattered amidst a forest that quickly becomes dense and uninhabited as you leave town and head inland.

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Corcovado National Park, which is the most biologically intense place in the world and Cano Island Biological Reserve, one of the best places for snorkeling & scuda diving of Costa Rica are each less than an hour away from this beautiful place that can only be accessed by dirt road, boat or plane.


La Paloma Lodge is one of your best options if you are staying here, it’s a spectacular eco-lodge on a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean which also gives its visitors the most amazing beach sunsets. Here every room and rancho is beautifully decorated and surrounded by the tropical rain forest.

And believe me there is nothing like spending an afternoon at the pool overlooking the ocean and surrounded by the jungle. To top it all you will find a very friendly and efficient staff. I guarantee you won’t want to leave!

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Here’s what people have to say about them and if you don’t believe them, I dare you to try it!

The best view of any room we had in Costa Rica, wide windows looking out at nothing but sea. Guides were great and wildlife excellent – we saw sloth, anteater, scarlet macaws, toucans and much else. Good Food, staff very efficient. Lovely boat ride into the mangrove swamps.


Beautiful 2 story bungalows with breathtaking views, great food, and a very friendly staff. We stayed in bungalow #1, and thought it had the best views of a;; the rooms-very private, floor to ceiling doors open to the ocean. It is a very remote resort-jungle-like, my daughter was afraid of the bugs, but loved the monkeys playing in the trees all around us. No TVs-just family time, very relaxing-went snorkeling, nature hikes, swimming….

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About Marina Villatoro

Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 20+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!

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