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Playa Cativo Luxury Eco Lodge – Birding & Nesting Season Golfo Dulce, Piedras Blancas National Park

In Costa Rica more than 75% of the bird’s nest in our territory from January to May. This has varied in recent years due to different environmental and climatic factors. With more than 390 bird species recorded around Playa Cativo´s Lush Rainforests, the best month to observe birds nesting are March and April for various reasons, the weather is more stable, there is little wind and rain, plenty of food, this also means, the excitement of mating, nesting and finding safe places to build nests. Read More >>

BIRDWATCHING IN PLAYA CATIVO LODGE

Hidden amongst the vines of the forest on plains, Riverside Wrens announce their presence by a melodious whistle. The latter call of the Black Hooded Antshrike invades the background, in an experience that is only possible to witness in the South Pacific Lowlands of Costa Rica. These endemic birds are part of the more than 390 species than can be observed in a birdwatching experience in Playa Cativo Lodge, northern region of Golfo Dulce. This number also includes 70 marine and coastal birds, from which 48 are migratory, a fact that makes Golfo Dulce a hotspot for the conservation of aquatic migratory birds. Read More >>

CROCS AND CANYONING: Exploring Costa Rica’s highlands and Pacific coast

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Osama bin Laden lurks in the murky brackish waters of the Tarcoles River near the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica.

And despite being the oldest crocodile in the river, the 80-year-old reptile is quite the dodgy creature.

“Sometimes he disappears. That’s why they (tour operators) call him Osama bin Laden. He’s always hiding,” guide Edward Sanchez says with a chuckle.

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9 reasons Costa Rica is the ultimate adventure destination

THE BEST WAY TO describe Costa Rica to someone who’s never been might be as a tropical beach paradise mixed with an adventure playground, a la Jurassic Park. Sure, you can surf some of Central America’s best breaks here — but that’s only the beginning of what you’ll find.

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Wherever Family

Wherever Family

At Playa Cativo Lodge, in Costa Rica’s rainforests on the coasts of Golfo Dulce in the Osa Peninsula, animal lovers and conservation-minded families can enjoy an upscale, all-inclusive, eco-lodge experience.

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Fathom Away Online

At This Off-the-Grid Eco Lodge, You Have the Costa Rica Rainforest All to Yourself

by Daniel Schwartz

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Forbes recomienda como destino Playa Cativo

Forbes recomienda Playa Cativo Lodge como destino en opciones de invierno

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Everything to Do in Costa Rica

Everything to Do in Costa Rica, Which Is Just as Awesome as You’ve Heard It Is

Adventure, wildlife, luxury — the Central American nation has it all

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Sorry, kid: These 9 Luxe Resorts Are for Grown-Ups Only

Because sometimes you don't feel like the pool with cannonballing tweens. BY SANDRA RAMANI ON JULY 30, 2019

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