Travel Experta’s Interesting Facts – Drake Bay, Costa Rica

Drake Bay, located on the northern tip of the Osa Peninsula, is one of the most remote and peaceful destinations in Costa Rica. The most common way of getting here is by boat. It is known as the northern gateway to Corcovado National Park, known as one of the most biologically intense places in the world.

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Where is it?

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330 km from San Jose, on the northern tip of the Osa Peninsula


Hot, humid and rainy at times. December through April are the driest months. Temperatures: Average 71-93° F

Where to Go?

  • Corcovado National Park
  • Cano Island Biological Reserve

Descubre otras buenísimas regiones de la península de osa, Costa Rica, para visitar en vacaciones.

What to Do?

  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Canopy tours
  • Mangrove tours
  • Sport fishing
  • Horseback
  • Whale & dolphin watching tours

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Drake Bay – gurdonark; Monkey in Drake Bay – Kradlum.

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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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