Your Gateway to the Rainforest
Botánika offers guests a truly immersive coastal rainforest experience with a host of guided eco-adventures on land and sea. Explore the Golfo Dulce on boat by morning, embark on an exhilarating afternoon of ziplining through the rainforest, and recount your new memories at night as you enjoy an evening of leisure, unparalleled service and luxurious amenities at our eco-luxe resort. No matter your age or interests, each day at Botánika holds the promise of something new, something extraordinary.
FOR PASSIONATE TRAVELERS SEEKING ADVENTURE AND DISCOVERY
THE RAINFOREST
Journey into the enchanted tropical lowland rainforest, the most species-rich land-based ecosystem on Earth. Heighten your senses by exploring the jungle and catch sight of monkeys, ocelots, jaguars, pumas, anteaters, plants, insects, and more.
CANOPY ZIP LINE
Soar above the treetops, taking in breathtaking views and vibrant wildlife at speeds of up to 50 miles per hour 140 feet above the ground. State-of-the-art equipment provides the utmost security, and guides are highly trained in technique, safety, and the natural wonders encountered on this exciting ride through the rainforest.
SPORT FISHING
In keeping with Botánika’s acclaim as a long sought-after global sport fishing destination, Crocodile Bay Marina will carry on the tradition of world-class sport fishing excursions with local experts and best-in-class equipment, from Penn rods and reels to Boston Whaler and Strike yacht tower boats.
BIRD WATCHING
Traverse lower mountain habitats, coastal primary and secondary rainforests, forest edges, tropical orchards, pastureland, mangrove estuaries, Pacific shorelines, and streamlined gallery forests to observe Costa Rica’s 921 species of birds. The avifauna is as vibrant as the land itself.
MONKEY TOUR
Discover the mystique of four species of monkeys—the Spider Monkey, the Mantled Howler Monkey, the White-Throated Capuchin Monkey, and the Central American Squirrel Monkey—in the only area of Costa Rica where all four live in harmony.
GOLFO DULCE EXCURSION BY BOAT
Embark on an ocean safari as you explore the calm waters of Golfo Dulce by boat and spot humpback whales, whale sharks and super pods of dolphins. As one of only four tropical fjords in the world, Golfo Dulce’s bed is rich with volcanic reefs, crevices and caves that boast a staggering variety of marine life.
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GUIDED ACTIVITIES CONTINUES:
Encounter critters on the Reptile and Amphibian Tour
Tour a local family-owned Chocolate Farm and experience how chocolate is made; then taste the results
Document the region’s rich biodiversity with your camera on our Wildlife Photography Tour
Kayak through an exotic river mangrove estuary
Paddle among marine and wildlife during Sunset Ocean Kayaking
Snorkel the Golfo Dulce and its reefs by boat
Interact with friendly creatures at Osa Wildlife Sanctuary
Surf Matapalo Beach and Pavones Beach, which has the second longest left-hand break in the world
Explore isolated mountain paths and jungle trails on horseback
Mountain bike past fruit farms and rivers, through rolling hills and flatlands
Be transformed at a Butterfly Conservatory
Take part in meaningful voluntourism including endangered sea turtle conservation
THE DISCOVERY CONTINUES
ROOMS
Set along a secluded bay of Golfo Dulce, Botánika Osa Peninsula is an upscale hideaway, an exquisite place you could never find at home.
SPORT FISHING
Join the reborn resort in reeling in a 300-pound yellowfin tuna. Try to beat the 106-pound roosterfish record. And become a part of Botánika’s sport fishing history.
MARINA
Crocodile Bay Marina is the perfect place to take in the sights and sounds that only a seaside village could provide. Get ready for an epic day out on the water.