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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 should I pack?

Things To Pack

Here are some very important things to pack
  • Personal water bottle (we have for sale at lodge, but just in case)
  • Flashlight (make sure you have new batteries)
  • Bug repellant
  • Sunscreen
  • Long lightweight pants (to help prevent bug bites at night)
  • Lightweight long sleeve shirt (same)
  • LOTS of t-shirts (things get wet here in the tropics and are difficult to dry at times - quick dry best material)
  • Socks (same)
  • LOTS of shorts/ bathing suits ( quick drying material is best)
  • Water shoes (e.g. tevas) Something other than flip flops or sandals
  • Medications/toiletries you need. Bring enough to last your entire trip. We supply soap and shampoo
  • Binoculars
  • Light weight hiking boots
  • Rain jacket (lightweight)
  • Backpack/waistpack


  • Snorkel/ Mask: Although we have complete sets of snorkels and masks at the lodge, due to the current health crisis we now advise our guests to bring their own. We don't recommend you to worry about fins, as they are heavy and we have these at the lodge for you to use freely.
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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.