Nature Vacations Packages

Frogs, Bats & Snakes

Nocturnal and early morning Nature Vacations Packages into Costa Rica’s largest intact lowland tropical rainforest finds guests – old and young alike – immersed in a symphony of screeches, cooing & croaks. This package offers you’re a full excursion in search of elusive Osa Peninsula-Golfo Dulce fauna, such as crocodiles, poison dart frogs, eyelash pit vipers, bats, kinkajous, mapaches, peccaries and more.

The Bats, Snakes & Frogs package includes:

  • 4 night’s accommodations and all meals.
  • 3 wildlife tracking excursions (morning, evening and nightime)
  • Rio Esquinas Mangrove Jungle River (kayak or motorboat)
  • Rainforest/Waterfall Hiking tours in Piedras Blancas National Park

All our Adventure & Nature Activities.

Package Full Description:

Tómas, the Lodge’s charismatic animal tracker, was literally born under a heritage mango tree on the preserve and has strong historical connection to Nicuesa.

He is tied to the land, having lived there for all 53 years of his life, and understands this part of the jungle implicitly. Tomas once hunted these animals, but, is now reformed. Instead, he utilizes his skills as a warden of the Nicuesa preserve, working in harmony with Playa Nicuesa’s goals of being good stewards of the land and the birds and animals that use it as their habitat.

Nocturnal adventures are like no other. Armed with night scopes and flashlights, adventurers head out at dusk with Tómas, venturing towards the lagoon and waterfront in search of animals that go about their business under cover of darkness – snakes, bats, marine toads, crocodiles, and nocturnal mammals such as the kinkajous and mapaches.

Guests listen to the symphony of frogs and night birds, especially on a full moon. Stare back at the many eyes you will find staring at you!

Early morning excursions offer guests the opportunity to track and use all five senses plus common sense to follow a trail through the jungle to see, hear and smell signs of animals that have trodden only hours or moments before. Guests depart at sunrise in search of wild peccaries, pizotes, agouti, lizards, as well as signs of wild cats. Observe the movements of animals through tracks, scents, and other signs including scat, hair and beds. Also, when you are not looking down, take time to look up at the lush canopy to see white face monkeys swinging in the branches or see some of the 275 species of birds, including the chestnut mandible toucan, sited at Playa Nicuesa.

Our Nocturnal Adventure Package Includes:

  • 4 Nights at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge in Cabin or Mango Guest House. All rooms and cabins have private terrace, canopied bed, private hot water open-air garden shower and ceiling fan.
  • 3 Delicious Meals Daily; Snacks and Natural Juices. Prepared fruit, carbonated and alcoholic drinks are not included.
  • Unlimited Self Guided Tours on Lodge Preserve Trails.
  • Unlimited Use of Kayaks, Snorkeling and Fishing equipment.
  • Boat Pickup and Drop off from Town of Arrival/Departure (Golfito / Puerto Jiménez).

Prices are per person and taxes are included. Rates are in US Dollars.

Child Rate is valid for children 6-12 years of age when sharing room with adults.

 

High Season

High Season 

November 16th- December 21st, 2014 and January 2nd- April 30th, 2015

Mango Guest House One Bedroom Cabin Two Bedroom Cabin
& Cabin Suite
Jaguar House
4 Nights
4 Nights
4 Nights
4 Nights
Double
$1145 $1245 $1745 $2085
Triple
$1065 $1165 $1245 $1505
Quadruple
N/A N/A $1165 $1245
Child
$745 $745 $745 $745

Prices are Per Person based on Double Occupancy.

Please inquire about additional accommodation options.

2 Person Minimum for All Packages.

Children (6-12 years) receive a 25% discount on package rates.

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Holiday Season

Holiday Season 

December 22nd, 2014 – January 1st, 2015

Mango Guest House One Bedroom Cabin Two Bedroom Cabin 

& Cabin Suite

Jaguar House
4 Nights
4 Nights
4 Nights
4 Nights
Double
$1225 $1385 $1945 $2325
Triple
$1185 $1285 $1385 $1665
Quadruple
N/A N/A $1285 $1385
Child
$785 $785 $785 $785

Prices are Per Person based on Double Occupancy.

Please inquire about additional accommodation options.

2 Person Minimum for All Packages.

Children (6-12 years) get a 25% discount

Teenagers (13-17 years) get a 10% discount

Make a Reservation Inquiry

 

Lodge is closed October 1st – November 15th Annually.