5 days in Osa Peninsula Itinerary

5 days in Osa Peninsula Itinerary

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5 days in Osa Peninsula Itinerary

Start: San Jose
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Drake Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: San Jose

Drake Bay

Spend a day of island exploring on the 26th (Mon) at Cano Island. Spend the 25th (Sun) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Drake Bay travel route planner.

San Jose to Drake Bay is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Carate.

Things to do in Drake Bay

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cano Island ©
Cano Island


Carate ©
You've now added Corcovado National Park to your itinerary. On the 28th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Corcovado National Park and then head outdoors with Escondido Trex.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Carate trip builder website .

Getting from Drake Bay to Carate by car takes about 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Golfito.

Things to do in Carate

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Escondido Trex
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Corcovado National Park ©
Corcovado National Park


Golfito ©
The port town of Golfito is located in Puntarenas Province on the southern Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, near the border of Panama. On the 29th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Piedras Blancas National Park.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Golfito trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Carate to Golfito by car takes about 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Carate to Golfito is 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Golfito

Nature Parks
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Piedras Blancas National Park ©
Piedras Blancas National Park
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