The Costa Rican Amazon
Transfer to the Caribbean plains on a scenic drive as you cross the green mountains that divide Turrialba and the Caribbean Coast.
Boca Pacuare is today’s destination, the fascinating canals of the Caribbean coast, known as the Costa Rican Amazon, as they snake their way through the jungle.
A boat will take you up to this area through the extensive system of canals to the lodge where you will spend the next two nights.
Your guide will provide invaluable insight into this complex ecosystem, before you reach the miles of untouched Caribbean beaches.
The worlds largest Turtles, Green sea turtles, nest in this region from June to October, peaking in numbers during July and August, whilst the mighty leatherbacks, measuring up to eight feet in length, nest from March to July.
For the next two nights you will stay in Barra de Pacuare on the banks of the Mother of God Lagoon, at the Lirio Lodge hotel, surrounded by tropical rain forest and overlooking an unspoiled natural canal.
The lodge offers comfortable wooden bungalows raised on platforms, equipped with double beds, private bathrooms, porches, and decks with either lagoon or garden views.
The on-site restaurant is located on the water, providing guests with fantastic views while enjoying breakfast, lunch or dinner.
The tranquility of the water and the area brings wildlife near to the lodge making it the ideal destination for nature lovers.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner