Aguila de Osa
Aguila de Osa is a comprehensive jungle ecolodge on a jungle swathed hillside in Costa Rica's willife-rich Osa Peninsula.
Aguila de Osa is an exquisite rainforest and marine adventure lodge set on jungle-covered hillsides overlooking the tranquil waters of Drake Bay. From here you can easily access the lush Osa Peninsula’s natural highlights: Corcovado National Park and the Caño Island Biological Marine Reserve.
There are 13 spacious, thatched wooden cabins; each has an exclusive terrace with views of the ocean. There is an open-air restaurant serving local fresh food, and a bar set on top of rocks above the river.
You can take part in a choice of loads of adventurous outdoor activities including world-class sport fishing, scuba diving and snorkelling, bird watching, hiking, beach trips, river kayaking, mangrove estuary tours, and more.
Aguila de Osa is committed to sustainable hospitality, and also helps local schools, with opportunities for you to donate teaching materials.
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
Everything felt "easy" and stress free. The most memorable aspect was driving through fantastic scenery, so much to see!AF, Cardiff
Highlights:- The wildlife in Costa Rica is incredible and it is everywhere you go and very immediate. Add to that beautiful scenery and very friendly people and it is a great holiday destination.MJ, E14
We always ask each other what the highlight was, but always fail. It was really the variety. There is really so much to remember.JS, Bath
Most memorable experiences:Seeing the turtles nesting in Tortugero, the magical Tortugero national park and Monteverde. We also loved Tamarindo to chill and surf!EdVC, London
The noises and sounds surrounding us all day and night, created by all the wildlife was fantastic. Never heard anything like it and loved it. The Costa Rican hospitability is something to live up to they have it right!St, Swords
Highlight?: Seeing turtles laying eggs on the beach in TortugueroAD, Ilkley
Highlights “Our overall impression was how lovely all the people were that we met, amazing wildlife and very good food. Our most memorable experience was probably kayaking at Tortuguero although we also did a very good night walk when we were staying at Arenal, and spotted loads of frogs, toads, snakes and spiders.”JP, Newtown
Commitment to Eco-Tourism and Respect for local people evident throughoutMD, Southam
Most memorable experience: "The helpfulness of the guides and the appreciation they showed for us making the effort to visit their countries."SD, Horsham
Turtle watching tour, zip wiring and white water rafting. Also enjoyed seeing all the wildlife living in its natural habitat.IH, Ipswich
Costa Rica is too beautiful to miss!PC, Moreton-in-Marsh
We had a really exceptional trip. The mix of beautiful scenery and amazing wildlife made it a real adventure and yet the logistics made it achievable and stress free. Costa Rica has beaches, wildlife and lots of outdoor fun (zip lines, rafting, and ATV trails for example) which make it ideal for a holiday which met the desires of all the family.GP, Warwick
Highlight?: The wildlife - watching the turtles lay eggs and a swimming sloth.ID, London
Most memorable experiences: "Snorkelling off the island at Corcovado seeing the marine wildlife then returning by boat seeing dolphins and turtles in the sea; Kayaking excursion form Tortuga Lodge (extra cost but worth it) - sitting watching spider monkeys a few feet a way form us drinking juice form the fruit, with caymen in close attendance."DO, Bedford
Most Memorable Moment?: There are a few but being so close to wildlife during the journey was amazing!!!JW, London
Highlight: All of Osa - the guided walks in the forest, the early bird-watching trip, the food, watching spider monkeys from the beach and toucans from the balconies, the friendly owners and staff: the guided Toruguero river trip; the view of the volcano and lush bird-filled greenery from our balcony at Lost Iguana; the flight across the mountains....Both my experiences (Cuba and this one) with JLA have generally been well-organized, and have given me a real understanding of what each country has to offer, whether wildlife or history, and all staff have displayed a knowledgeable and caring attitude. Thank you. I hope I shall travel with you again.DH, London
Highlights:- Hard to choose, but the noises and sounds surrounding us all day and night, created by all the wildlife was fantastic. Never heard anything like it and loved it. The Costa Rican hospitability is something to live up to they have it right!ST, Swords
Highlights: Monkeys and macaws on the trees by our bedroom ,and the White water rafting to and from Pacuare Lodge and swimming down the river!JB, Ashford
Highlights? Bosque Del Cabo, Rafiki and Maquenque, absolutely wonderful.ASP, Bexhill-on-sea
Highlights: Bird watching at Tortuguero and snorkelling on the reef in Belize which was simply amazing.GW, Winchester
Most memorable experience: “Very difficult to be specific but an eclectic selection would include:- Boat trip excursion with excellent guide from Tortuga Lodge; Singer/Musician at Dinner at Arenal Nayara Hotel; Crossing Arenal Lake (clear blue skies and we were the only passengers on the boat) and then scenic drive to Monteverde”VB, Sloane Sqaure
Great mix of high adrenaline and chilled activities to suit all the family.JS, London
Highlights?: Seeing the Quetzal with Carlos; finding the MotMot on our own at La Quinta; seeing the Eyelash Pit Viper on the Hanging Bridges trip; all of the 5 days with Esteban and Alberto were brilliant (and my husband seeing the Roseate Spoonbill and Jabiru at Palo Verde - I loved the Fiery Aricaris a few feet in front of us at Rio Magnolia). In all we saw 234 species of birds.MCB, Stockport
Highlight: Seeing the wildlife in Costa Rica. There are so many beautiful birds and amazing animals that it's hard not to see them. The guides were exceptional, especially William and Carlos and not only found the wildlife but also told us about other aspects of the countries. I particularly enjoyed having the private tours and we would do that again.JW, Weymouth
Highlights?: The drive Ranch Margot round Lake Arenal, staying there, seeing humming birds feeding from flowers a metre from our bungalow veranda, kayaking in the shadow of the amazing volcano.JH, London
Highlights?: Very hard to select 1 or 2 things. However would probably say Travelling to and staying at Tortuga Lodge and the excursions into the Jungle (in 3 days we saw over 60 different birds / mammals / reptiles !!!) and also the Zip lining at Arenal - breathtaking and exhilarating - what views and what an adrenalin rush ! ! ...Costa Rica is an amazing country - small, but with so much to offer and so diverse ! The people were very friendly and welcoming and the weather was great !TW, Glasgow
Highlight?: Visit to Tortuguero was exciting and remote. Rancho Margot was our favourite accommodation. It was a privilege to visit this beautiful country.MC, Arlesly
So hard to pick out an individually memorable part. If pushed then we would have to select the two river wildlife trips (Tortuguero and Cano Negro) and overall the friendly nature of everyone that we had dealings with. Also having the wildlife right on our doorstep at each accommodation was very special.SY, Solihull
Clearly the beauty and and profuseness of the country was inspiring.There were multiple highlights including some which we ourselves arranged, chocolate and vanilla farm visits especially.DS, Cardigan
A brilliant mixture of hotels. Excellent standard and great service. Beautiful settings and well located.LW, NW11
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