August 23, 2017 billbeard

Lowland rain forest, highland cloud forest, jolillo palm forest, and mangrove swamps, coastal marine, and beach habitats support a spectacular variety of wildlife. All four of the monkey species (including the highly endangered Red-backed squirrel monkey), and all six of the feline species found in Costa Rica inhabit Corcovado.  All four of the sea turtle species that nest in Costa Rica visit the beaches of Corcovado as well. There is no other place in the world like it. Corcovado National Park is a reserve on southwest Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula that protects varied tropical ecosystems. Considered one of the world’s…

August 20, 2017 billbeard

We don’t swing through the jungle on a vine like Tarzan, most of our venture into the jungle is hiking or by boat that can be far more adventurous than swinging on a vine. Nadine and Bill Beard, along with our CEO, Vanessa Willing, just completed a site inspection of Drake Bay, Cano Islands and Corcovado, all located in the Osa Peninsula on Costa Rica’s Southwestern Pacific coast. Though certainly not our first trip to this lovely location,  as we have been sending vacationers there since the inception of Aguila de Osa, it is our accommodation of choice. Our staff…