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Deilin Ramírez Argüello - Manglares del Golfo Cabins

In front of the calm waters of Golfo Dulce at Playa Blanca, offers stay in rustic and cozy, cabins, with rooms for 7, 5, 4 y 3 people with private bathroom, fans and complete kitchen. Perfect for groups of friends, family or students with a low budget. Offers traditional food service in a really colorful restaurant; offers the three-time food either buffet or continental style. They also have 2 boats for 5 and 7 people to give fishing, craft, dolphin and wale observation tour

 

 

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Jhonson Villalobos Chavarria - Madre Selva Rainforest Experience

Madre Selva provides exotic options in adventure tourism combined with rural community tourism. Jhonson's offerings include poisonous frog tours, camping areas, and farm experiences. 

+More info:http://bit.ly/1FSPi09
Email: jvillalobosmontero2@gmail.com

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Enrique Ureña - Rancho Verde de Osa

Rancho Verde de Osa is a family project located in the Rancho Quemado community. Besides 3 comfortable and cozy cabins for up to 10 people, it offers restaurant services and ecological, educational and adventure tours in the area. Their dishes are mostly traditional, served in a family dining room characteristic to Costa Rican Culture. 

+More info:http://bit.ly/1G41yAh 
Email: enriqueurena5@gmail.com

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Mario Torres - Finca Agroforestal La Tarde

La Tarde ("The Afternoon") is ideal for those looking for a little isolation and direct contact with nature. Mario is an expert in all things Corcovado and Osa: he can just as well guide visitors through 4km of trails, spotting animals and plants with an eagle eye, as he can explain the basics of the malanga, yuca, cocoa and ginger crops. His rustic accommodations include a separate cabin for couples, or one with shared bathroom and kitchen, all housing up to 10 people. This complex also generates its own electricity. 

+More info: http://bit.ly/1cwx6Cm / http://bit.ly/1YgyawD / http://bit.ly/1G1JXpR
Email: info@osaruraltours.com

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Felipe Rodríguez - Cinta Blanca Adventures

Felipe offers lodging, hikes and horse rides through the forest and the El Progreso community. The tours are appropriate for student and volunteer groups, families, or couples that want to experience rural tourism in direct contact with nature. His specialty are horse rides designed for adventurous and nature-loving individuals. For those interested in the local flora and fauna, bird watching, nature photography, they will be a highlight of your vacation. 

+More info: http://bit.ly/1Jc3WT6
Email: feliperodri2012@gmail.com

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Rocío Vargas - Soda Las Palmas

Rocio is the head cook at her "soda", a traditional friendly business. Their menu includes a variety of traditional dishes, made with fresh, high-quality produce. There's also a meal of the day every day at a special price. The service is welcoming and personalized. 

+More info: http://bit.ly/1GLvfGa / http://bit.ly/1NDJNpT
Email: rociopeninsula@hotmail.com

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Alice Castro - Paraíso Jaguarundi

Owned by the Cambronero Castro family, visitors at Paraiso Jaguarundi can enjoy 3 rustic cabins with private bathroom and fans, surrounded by green areas and gardens. Meals are offered in a small dining hall-kitchen, where the specialties include healthy dishes made with herbs and fresh produce. 

Email: sandracambronero@gmail.com

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Enoc Espinoza - Sierpe Azul Tours

Tour operator based in Sierpe, offering information and sale of lodging and tour services to the local attractions to national and foreign visitors. 

+More info: http://stanford.io/1POKsco / http://bit.ly/1yCAO7w
Email: sierpeazul@gmail.com

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Verónica Ureña - Laguna del Valle Cabins

The Ureña family manages 7 cozy cabins with both private and shared bathrooms with room for up to 21 people in double, triple, and quadruple rooms. Meals are offered in an open dining hall, consisting in traditional dishes specific to the area. 

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Zacarías Alemán - Casa Drake

Casa Drake is a beautiful 7-bedroom house with capacity for 21 people, hot water, and fans. As a family business, every staff member is part of the family. At the cozy dining room, delicately prepared dishes, both traditional and international, are served. In addition, Casa Drake offers varied tours to Corcovado National Park, Caño Island, and other local destinations. 

+More info: http://bit.ly/1DJGYQh / http://stanford.io/1ysoIxm
Email: reservations@casadrake.com

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Johny Rodríguez - Trapiche Don Carmen

A family business, Trapiche Don Carmen offers tourists a traditional "trapiche" experience. "Trapiches" were used to make a series of sweet products from sugar cane using oxen. Johny gives a demonstration while the visitors learn about the production and sale of products such as "tapa de dulce", "dulce liquido", and "el sobao". 

Email: adi.ranchoquemado@gmail.com

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Carlos Figueroa - El Rancho Traditional Gold Tour

Carlos offers a cultural experience about the traditional gold extraction techniques in the streams and rivers of the Osa Peninsula. He gives a talk explaining the process and the tools needed, after which tourists take a short walk to a stream where a demonstration is given. Some lucky tourists might even find their own gold pieces when experimenting with the tools. 

+More info: http://on.fb.me/1PP2uuU
Email: adi.ranchoquemado@gmail.com

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Marylin Calderón - Lapamar Ecolodge

This beachfront lodge is located in the beautiful and pristine Playa Blanca, awarded with the Blue Ecological Flag. Here, tourists can enjoy a great variety of native bird species and an unadulterated view of Golfo Dulce. Their 3 cabins include private bathroom, fan, and green areas. The restaurant offers traditional meals specific to the South Pacific Coast for guests and the general public alike. In addition, their kayak tours through the mangroves surrounding Playa Blanca are a definite highlight for those seeking to observe local landscapes, flora, and fauna. 

Email: alca1458@hotmail.com

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Mariano Marquinez - Aguas Ricas Lodge Cultural Tour

Mariano is a part of the indigenous Ngöbe community from Alto Laguna. His cozy cabins are especially attractive to students and backpackers, who can take his tours around the indigenous community where he explains their ancient traditions. 

+More info: http://bit.ly/1yCDwK6
Email: aguasricaslodge@gmailc.com

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Marielos Almengor - Rancho Almar Restaurant

Next to the refreshing Tortuga stream, Rancho Almar is a small and cozy family restaurant that offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Their plates are primarily traditional, using locally grown ingredients and cooked using characteristic Costa Rican techniques. 

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Carlos Villalobos - Chocuaco Lagoon Lodge

The Villalobos family offers lodging, restaurant services and tours on their property. Their cabins are fully furnished with private bathrooms and fans, suitable for both couples and groups of up to 16 people. The restaurant serves 3 meals per day of the traditional or fine dining varieties. Finally, their tours vary from hikes in the forest in the protected section of the property to boat rides in the Chocuaco Lagoon, where aquatic and migratory species of birds can be observed. 

Email: c.villalobos@costarricense.cr

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Juan Cubillo - Finca las Minas Gold Tour

At Juan Cubillo's, tourists can experience the rich history of the Rancho Quemado gold scavengers. After a talk on the history of the practice, Juan explains the tools necessary for the traditional gold extraction. Then, tourists can walk to an extraction site where they can practice what they just learned; they can even keep some pieces of real gold!

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Simón González - Jacana Tours

Simon gives two interesting educational tours. The first is the Palmito Tour, where he guides the visitors through a plantation while he teaches about growing, handling, collecting and processing the heart of palm crop. Simon's second option is the Insect Night Tour: a nighttime hike through the forest, where Simon, flashlight in hand, teaches the visitors about the local insects in their natural habitat. 

+More info: http://on.fb.me/1Ga6O6w
Email: jacadabatours@gmail.com

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Noilyn Ramírez - Costa Rica Culture Tours

Noilyn is a Tour Operator committed to the conservation of and education about the Costa Rican natural and cultural diversity. She offers information and sales of tour services and lodging throughout the Osa Conservation Area. She also develops and participates in a series of education and conservation initiatives in the Uvita community and its surroundings. 

+More info here: http://stanford.io/1b3KUno
Email: costaricatoursfreeinfo@gmail.com

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