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Golfito

Welcome to Golfito.Biz your official site to Golfito, in the Southern Costa Rica.
Golfito is the Head of the canton of Golfito, is at 341 km from San Josť and 41 km from Ciudad Neily. As its name indicates, Golfito is a small creek inside the Golfo Dulce, and this one is formed between the Osa peninsula and Punta Banco, bound for the Panamanian border. The port is located on a beautiful scenery of forest hills, with the setting of the Osa Peninsula visible in the distance. These hills dorm part of the Golfito National Refuge of Wild Fauna.
Near the city, Playas de Cacao and Puntarenitas which you can get to by boat, are frequently visited. On the other side of Coto Colorado river are the Zancudo and Pavones beaches, suitable for surfing. Zancudo beach is very  long, thin black sand beach situated 15 km to the south of Golfito, between the pacific and the mouth of the Colorado River. Due to its good quality fishing and swimming facilities and surfing initiation, it is very frequented by foreigners and locals during the dry season.
There are several Hotels and Restaurants, in the north sector is the airport and the free port and the large center of stores full of appliances, electric devices and imported goods.
In 1990 Golfito was declared Free port by the Costa Rica Government.

 
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Esquinas Rainforest Lodge

Jungle adventure off the beaten track in Piedras Blancas National Park

Esquinas Rainforest Lodge, described by guests as "pure magic", "absolutely spectacular" and "the new hot-spot for Osa Peninsula", has become the perfect jungle retreat for ecotourists seeking adventure off the beaten track.

 

Esquinas Rainforest Lodge is part of a model project which combines nature conservation, rainforest research and development aid. Opened in 1994, the lodge was financed by the government of Austria and is probably the only non-profit ecotourism project in Costa Rica. Activities include hiking, birdwatching, horseback and mountain bike tours, as well as boat and kayak trips in nearby Golfo Dulce.

Accomodations

Each of our fourteen rooms offers a private bathroom with hot water shower, ceiling fan, full screening and a terrace. The large main building with it's roof made from 70,000 palm fronds has a spacious, open living room, library, bar, and a restaurant offering high-standard cuisine only a stone's throw from the dense jungle. We are praised for our tropical cocktails and fruit juices, the exotic vegetables from our own garden, or the freshly caught fish from Golfo Dulce. Our beautifully landscaped tropical garden attracts more than 200 species of birds, colorful butterflies, coatis, monkeys, iguanas, caymans and many other animals

 

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Lodge: Phone/Fax: (506) 775-0901

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