Remanso is that rare eco-tourist vacation that blends the wonders
of the jungle rainforest with next to the beach accommodations.
We are located by the Osa National Wildlife Refuge, on the Osa
Peninsula in Costa Rica, one of the world's greatest ecologically
diverse areas. Come and see what El Remanso and the Osa peninsula
can offer you!
REMANSO WELCOMES YOU
Remanso is the rain forest vacation you are looking for. Sandy
beaches, rivers, forest trails, tree climbing, waterfall rappelling
and some of the worlds best wildlife viewing. The Osa Peninsula
in Costa Rica is one of the world's most beautiful pristine tropical
rain forest where you can see vast amounts of wildlife and botanical
treasures. Scarlet macaws, toucans, parrots, four species of monkeys,
five species of wild cats, kinkajous and much more can all be
seen from El Remanso. We offer three luxurious cabins situated
with ocean and forest views where you can experience the rain
forest at it's best in comfortable and spectacular lodging. The
Osa Peninsula is located half way between the town of Puerto Jimenez
and the famous Corcovado National Park and is easily reached.
It's 160 acres are surrounded by ancient forest and its endlessly
fascinating and amazing jungle and wildlife.
Remanso is included in the Osa National Wildlife Refuge which
now includes about 7,500 acres and is protecting the biological
corridor of Corcovado National Park and Cabo Matapalo. Recent
sightings include jaguars, ocelots and several species of rare
endemic birds. If you want to experience the splendors of nature
at it's best while relaxing comfortably you will love El Remanso.
If you are adventurous you may want to experience the forest canopy
by climbing to the platforms in the trees for exhilarating views.
Waterfalls on the property can be enjoyed by short hikes or a
four hour trip rappelling down a series of four falls and through
- Your privacy
and enjoyment are our foremost concern.
- In addition
to the three cabins, there is a house which accommodates four
to eight people. All have impressive forest and or ocean views.
- Each cabin
is fully screened, private bath, electricity provided by a micro-hydroelectric
plant, queen and single bed, hammocks and there is an ocean
and forest view from the front porch.
- Each cabin
is is equiped with hot water.
- Your cabin
is a perfect retreat for reading, meditating, writing, studying,
research or just relaxing.
- The hours
are yours - you choose how to spend your time.
From the bounty
of the seas to the richness of the gardens, our Costa Rican chef
will delight you with his creations of the best "tica" , international
or vegetarian meals.
serve fresh caught mahi mahi, marlin and tuna from the local fishermen,
to avocados, papayas and mangoes just picked from the tree to
the most delicious exotic fruits, many of which you may never
have heard of. Delicious deserts, herbal teas and fresh juices
will round out your culinary experience.
At El Remanso
every effort is made to provide delightful meals to please our
terrace overlooks the forest in all its splendor, and provides
a ringside seat for marvelous sunsets over the ocean.
All our meals
are included in the price.
pineapple, papaya, banana, mango watermelon...are free.
IN EL REMANSO
beautiful wild trail through the forest to the beach opens onto
the wide immensity of the Pacific Ocean, with a fringe of coconut
palms framing the scene.
incomparable natural warm pools at low tide. The delight of every
seventy foot waterfall will give you the best massage of your
And when you
return from your afternoon journey through the rainforest, relax
in a lovely and refreshing pool, surrounded by orchids, fluttering
butterflies, and exquisite painted angels.
CLIMBING & WATERFALL RAPPELLING
is not climbing the apple tree in your back yard! We take you
soaring to the loftiest levels to experience the best of the rainforest.
the grandeur of 180 foot tall giants while sitting in a safe and
comfortable platform or hammock in their branches.
vegetation takes on a totally different perspective as you look
down and through the canopy seeing the flowers, fruits and vines.
taken very seriously here, so we only use top of the line climbing
and arborist equipment kept in good condition and used properly.
Conscientious instruction and guiding will provide you with a
safe and comfortable experience. While off the ground you remain
safely harnessed and attached to ropes, cables, safety lines,
carabiners, ascenders and blocks.
We offer different
levels of climbing depending on your physical condition and enthusiasm.
is a slow speed zip line cable where you just sit and enjoy the
view. This takes you from your cabin to a 120 foot high platform
which gives you spectacular birding ad wildlife sightings. A little
more strenuous is the technique of ascending a rope with mechanical
ascenders attached to your harness using you legs for the power
to ascend 100 or more vertical feet.
For a full
day you can combine a tree climbing and waterfall rappelling trip.
Enjoy the best of the canopy and the canyon in one unforgettable
a real thrill of discovery you can climb a tree that has never
been climbed before and see a unique new view. Go into the forest
with a bow and arrow attached with fishing line. Choose the branch,
shoot and pull the climbing rope up with a cord attached to the
fishing line. Put on the harness and ascending gear and head up
the rope. Once on top, sit on the branches or relax in a special
tree hammock and enjoy the view.
Our new Senderos
de Monos (Monkey Trail) will take you on a series of zip lines
to different platforms through the tree tops.
can be applied for groups or for those individuals who want to
do multiple climbs. This can be particularly useful for photographers,
naturalists and those that participate in our tree identification
For the real
tree climbing enthusiast we have a one week TREE CLIMBING COURSE
for in depth instruction and training.
Remanso features many different activities which will show you
the best of the rainforest and ocean in a fun and spectacular
for the most adventurous, is waterfall rappelling and tree climbing.
Rappelling, also known as abseiling or canyoning allows you to
experience the wild river canyon at El Remanso descending by rope
and harnesses down a series of four waterfalls. Four hours of
adventure amidst a truly beautiful deep forest setting, with many
pools for cooling off in.
is an adventure sport which is becoming increasingly popular for
recreation and canopy studies. The views of the forest and sea
from the trees at El Remanso are spectacular. Feel the exhilaration
of being with monkeys swinging through the branches, parrots feeding
and hawks swooping in a way that can not be imagined by the earthbound.
climbing ($75 half day)
- NEW: TREE
IDENTIFICATION COURSES - Costa Rica's leading expert on the
trees of the Osa Peninsula will be teaching on a regular basis.
See WHATS NEW for more information on content and scheduling.
- Wild life
and bird watching. (Self tour or $20 with guide)
on forest and beach trails (Self tour or $20 with guide)
Rappelling ($75 half day)
and Canyon, Tree Climbing and Waterfall Rappelling ($150)
- Horse back
riding ($35 half day)
- Tide pool
swimming and waterfall (Self tour)
Tours (Self tour or $20 with guide)
($35 plus taxi)
- Sport Fishing
(From $100 to $600)
($60 for lesson)
December 1, 2004
to May 14, 2005
August 1, 2004 to
November 30, 2004
|DELUXE CABINA - La
occupancy: $125 per person/night
$69 per person / night
|STANDARD CABINA -
Azul de Mar, El Lucero or La Caramba
$101 per person/night
|CABINA GRANDE - Casa
occupancy: $90 per person/night
Double occupancy: $85 per person/night
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