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Luxury and Conservation in Costa Rica

Puerto Jiménez Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica, Central America, Americas

From £795 for 6 nights
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“Get the best of both worlds by staying in a stunning eco lodge and in a biostation in the most gorgeous and biologically diverse part of Costa Rica!”

This is a gorgeous educational holiday package in the Osa Peninsular, Costa Rica. You will spend your first three nights at one of Trip Advisor’s #1 rated lodges, Saladero. Saladero is more than just a lodge. It is the home of the owners Harvey and Susan and they do everything they can to make it feel like your home too. The lodge is in a magical and secretive part of the country, accessible only by boat! The sustainable location is completely off-grid and holds 480 acres of private reserve within the Piedras Blancas National Park!

After luxury and relaxation, you will spend your next three night a little more involved at Osa’a BioStation. Here you have access to mature rainforest and stunning coastline. Here you will stay in one of the cabins, in a rustic bedroom. There is an indoor shower but if you want you can shower in the gorgeous tropical outdoor shower. There are plenty of chairs and hammocks to rest in and a common area to socialise.

During your time there, you will get to take part in mangrove exploration in the Rio Esquinas by kayak and boat; classes in sustainable living, rainforests and medicinal plants; hands-on field experiences in turtle conservation, wild animal monitoring, reforestation and healthy rivers. The stay is full board with transportation between your lodges included. You will also have fresh natural juices included with your meals.

Saladero is a stunning off-grid eco lodge. Power is provided by solar charged batteries and mini-hydro electric power. Hot water for showers is mainly from passive heating systems.
Food provided is locally purchased with a large portion of the fruit and vegetables grown on site.

Osa Conservation is a non-profit organisation devoted to protecting the unique natural diversity of the Osa Peninsula.. The organization aims to conserve and preserve the terrestrial and marine biodiversity by protecting the ecosystem, enhancing scientific understanding, providing education and training, and providing sustainable economic opportunities.

This mission is incorporated into all projects, which include:

  • Sea Turtle Conservation
  • Botanics
  • Restoration & Rewilding
  • Healthy Watersheds
  • Wildcats and their prey
  • Biodiversity Friendly Farming

In line with its efforts to protect the beautiful surroundings, the Osa Biological Station is powered by solar panels and produces as little waste as possible, recycling plastic, glass, and metal, and composting food waste.

Day 1 - 3

Stay in beauty and luxury in the stunning Saladero Eco Lodge. Settle in to your surroundings and enjoy the incredible wildlife of Cost Rica!

Day 4 - 6

Spend the next three days working at the conservation project in Osa. Learn all about the incredible work that goes on here and make an incredible contribution to the project.

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Included

  • Full board
  • Accommodation
  • Fresh natural juices
  • Transport between accommodation
  • Activities

Excluded

  • Flights
  • Visas

Area & Location

Area/Country:
Puerto Jiménez, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
Local currencies:
CRC
Time Change:
UTC−06:00

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