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Puerto Jimenez, Osa Peninsula
Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge, Punta Nicuesa, Puerto Jimenez, Osa Peninsula 60701

Frequently Asked Questions

Tips for your Adventure Vacation in Costa Rica

These are some of the questions we frequently receive from our visitors. If you do not find an answer to any question you may have, please Contact Us and we'll provide an answer shortly.
Q: What kinds of activities/adventures do you have available at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge?
One of the great aspects of Playa Nicuesa is our jungle and sea location! Playa Nicuesa's front yard is literally a gulf off the Pacific Ocean, and our backyard offers thousands of acres of pristine tropical rainforest. Hence we offer both land and water based adventures and activities. Most may be self guided, or you may be led by our in-house nature guides upon request. Included in your stay are unlimited self guided hikes on preserve, use of kayaks, snorkeling and fishing gear.
The following tours and activities are available right here at the lodge with our own guides!

We can also arrange the following tours with our guides and/or local tour operators

  • Introduction Rainforest Hike (easy/moderate, 1-1.5 hours)
  • Waterfall Hike (moderate, 4-5 hours)
  • River Tour (easy/moderate, 4-5 hours)
  • Golfo Dulce Dolphin Tour & Coastal Adventure (easy, 2-4 hours)
  • Inshore Fishing (easy, 2-4 hours)
  • Kayak/Snorkel Tour (moderate, 2-3 hours)
  • Yoga (individually adaptable, 1 hour)
  • Massage
  • Sustainability Tour (easy, 1 hour)

You can download our tour book from here.


We can also arrange the following tours with our guides and/or local tour operators

  • Wildlife Sanctuary (easy 2 hours)
  • Organic Chocolate Farm Tour (easy, half day)
  • Surfing (moderate, half-full day) *
  • Canopy Tour (moderado, mediodía)
  • Horseback Riding (moderate, full day) *
  • Matapalo Beach/Forest Tour (moderate, full day)
  • Offshore Sport Fishing (moderate, half/full day)**
  • Cycling
*These tours require at least 24 hours advance notice to arrange
** Sportfishing requires more advance notice and prepayment before arrival at lodge.
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COVID Worry-Free Booking Policy
As part of our commitment with our valued customers, travel partners and staff, and whilst this current situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is ongoing, we would like to reassure you that safety and security of our guests and staff remains our highest priority.
At Playa Nicuesa we are carefully monitoring the situation and adhering to the Costa Rican Ministry of Health guidelines, implementing additional sanitizing procedures and preventative measures to the best of our ability.
We understand that travelers have concerns regarding their travel plans. For this reason, we have instituted a flexible booking policy to provide peace of mind for those wishing to make reservations. Please click here for details.
Additionally, we kindly request you to follow advice from Public Health Institutions and consider everyday preventive actions to avoid potential spread of virus, such as:
  • Staying home when sick.
  • Washing your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Following proper respiratory cough etiquette.
  • Avoiding close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoiding touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.