SOUTHERN COSTA RICA BIRDING TOUR
|Duration:||9 days, 8 nights|
|* This tour is available for any dates of your choosing provided guide services and accommodations are available.|
Hotel Aeropuerto is a comfortable hotel located 5 km from the international airport outside San Jose in Alajuela. The acclaimed hotel restaurant offers a wonderful breakfast buffet and a la carte lunches and dinners. Its 24 single and double rooms feature queen-size beds, air conditioning, private bath with hot water tub and shower, cable TV, telephone, and coffee maker.
Cerro Lodge is a nice eco-lodge located 10 minutes from Carara National Park. The grounds include gardens and trees that attrace a variety of birds including Scarlet Macaws. The lodge is eco-friendly and caters to birding groups. Meals are served in the lodge restaurant and feature international cuisine. Fresh fruits and vegetatables grown on the property or locally are included in the meals. The lodge has 8 bungalows and 8 standard rooms, all with wi-fi access, double or twin beds, and private bath with hot water showers.
Bosque del Rio Tigre Lodge is located just outside the village of Tigre adjacent to Corcovado National Park on the Osa Peninsula in southern Costa Rica. This remote ecolodge offers total immersion in tropical rainforest, where animals and birds abound. The lodge owns a 31 acre private nature reserve and affords easy access to trails going into the national park. This area is one of the best places in Costa Rica for seeing and photographing birds, monkeys, frogs, and tropical plants. It's small size and family atmosphere offers an ideal setting for making photographs while enjoying the seclusion of unspoiled rainforest. Meals are served family style in the open air restaurant on the first floor of the main building. Accommodations are in rooms on the second floor of the same building and feature double or twin beds. Baths are shared, one on each floor of the building. Showers are in a separate building a short walk behind the main building.
SAVEGRE MOUNTAIN HOTEL
Savegre Mountain Hotel is located in San Gerardo de Dota, a small community at the bottom of a steep-walled mountain valley in the Talamanca Mountains. The private reserve is best place to see Resplendent Quetzal as well as other specialty birds of the highlands. Meals are served buffet style. The food is simply superb, with a large selection of salads from the salad bar, main dishes, and delicious desserts. A bar and lounge with large windows is a comfortable place to relax at the end of the day. All rooms include comfortable double beds, private bath with hot water, and heater. Wi-fi is available in the bar and dining room areas.