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

Frequently Asked Questions

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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 type of wildlife will I see when I visit Playa Nicuesa?
Wildlife at Playa Nicuesa Lodge
Nicuesa and the surrounding area are home to a variety of mammals, reptiles and marine life. Among the mammals you will likely see are three types of monkeys - capuchin/whiteface, congo/howler, colorado/spider - anteaters, sloths, pizote/coati mundi, agouti/paca, white lipped peccaries, and armadillos. Reptiles and amphibians include caiman, crocodile, iguanas, geckos, boa constrictors, turtles, fer-de-lance, red eye tree frog, poison dart frog, and marine toads. Marine life includes dolphins, whales, whale sharks, sea rays, turtles, and many varieties of tropical fish. There are over 250 species of birds seen at Nicuesa, including scarlet macaws, toucans, parrots, currasow, trogons and herons to name a few.
Please click here to see the list of mammals reptiles and amphibians, seen at Playa Nicuesa. Click here to see a short list of bird species seen at Playa Nicuesa.
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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.