Discover the magic of Drake Bay, Costa Rica at The Rainforest Chalet.

Drake Bay Rainforest Chalet

Drake Bay, Costa Rica

According to National Geographic  the Peninsula de Osa is one of the most biologically intense places on the planet.

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We now invite you to explore the some of the fascinating creatures you'll encounter in Drake Bay...

Costa Rica is home to an astonishing variety of wildlife, like this charming  Masked Tree Frog.  Immerse yourself in the beauty of the rainforest at The Rainforest Chalet in Drake Bay.

Birds of the Chalet
Birds of the Osa  I
Birds of the Osa II
Birds of the Osa III
Gallery of Birds



Drake Bay, Costa Rica - Hibiscus flowers are a favorite food of Green Iguanas.

At The Rainforest Chalet, we offer guests the option of booking vacation packages, which include round-trip transportation, lodging (including a fully stocked kitchen), and tours to Cano Island and Corcovado National Park.

 For guests who wish to design their own packages we also offer individual rates on lodging, transportation, and tours. 

Vacation Packages

3 Nights : $1,150.00 per person

4 Nights : $1,275.00 per person

5 Nights : $1,400.00 per person

6 Nights : $1,525.00 per person

7 Nights : $1,650.00 per person

Package Includes:  Round trip air, taxi, boat transportation San Jose/ Rainforest Chalet, Full day guided tour of Corcovado National Park (San Pedrillo Station), Full day guided tour of Caño Island, Lodging at The Rainforest Chalet with fully stocked kitchen, daily housekeeping, Complimentary use of Sea Kayaks

Groceries, bottled water, milk, and orange juice included with vacation packages. Alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, and other juices are extra and will be available upon request.


If you would like to put together your own package, you may reserve the chalet on a nightly rate, and select transportation and tours  according to your needs and preferences:

   Chalet Rental

 The chalet is available for rent for $275.00 per night

     Rate Includes:

  • Lodging for 2 Guests at The Rainforest Chalet

  • Luggage transfer from our beach landing to/from the chalet

  • Transport of food and beverages to the chalet

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Tour booking services

  • Complimentary use of Sea Kayaks

After the two person chalet rental rate of $275.00,  each additional person is $25 per person per night


Food and Beverages:

Because of the transportation logistics in stocking the chalet with food and drinks, when you reserve the chalet, we will provide you with a itemized grocery list.  You select only those food items you wish to have on stock, and we'll do the shopping.  Your food and beverage bill will be added to the chalet rental rate.  When you arrive in Drake Bay, you'll find your selection on stock at the chalet.



Transportation Packages


If you would like us to book your round trip transportation to Drake Bay, we offer three  options from San Jose for $300.00 per person.

 Option 1: Via Palmar Sur
  • Fly San Jose to Palmar Sur
  • Taxi Palmar Sur to Sierpe
  • Boat Sierpe to Drake Bay


Option 2: Drake Bay Direct

  • Fly San Jose to Drake Bay

  • Taxi air strip to village

  • Boat Village to Cocalito Beach

Option 3: Palmar Sur/ Drake Bay Combo

Arrive via Palmar Sur

Depart via Drake Bay

 We can also arrange  taxi service from San Jose to Sierpe.  Rates vary, but normally run about $180 one way by minibus.




The following tours are available at The Rainforest Chalet.  Please let us know if you would like to pre-pay for any tours with your chalet rental fee.   Otherwise, your tours may be paid in Drake Bay. To ensure availability, we recommend booking your tours in advance. Prices listed are per person.

Corcovado National Park - San Pedrillo Station *


Corcovado National Park - Sirena Station *


Sirena Station Overnight Tour *****


Caño Island Biological Reserve ****


Mangrove Forest Tour **


The Night Tour

Kayak Tour (half day) $45.00

Kayak Tour (full day)

Bird Watching (2.5 Hours) $25.00

Dolphin & Whale Watching (half day) ***


Combo Tour Dolphin & Whale Watching / Caño Island ***

Horseback Riding (half day) $45.00
Horseback Riding (full day) $65.00
Scuba Diving (Two Tank Dive at Caño Island) **** $120.00
Sportsfishing (half day)

Please Inquire

Sportsfishing (full day)

Please Inquire

Corcovado Canopy Tour


All full day tours include lunch

* Tour includes round trip transportation from Drake Bay, park fees, lunch and naturalist guide.

** Tour has a four guest minimum. Tour is available for $400.00 total for less than four guests. Includes round trip transportation from Drake Bay, lunch and naturalist guide.

*** Tour has a four guest minimum. Tour is available for $500.00 total for for full day and $320.00 for half day for less than four guests. Full day tour includes round trip transportation from Drake Bay, lunch and naturalist guide. Half day tour does not include lunch.

**** Tour includes round trip transportation from Drake Bay, park fees, lunch, diving/snorkeling equipment and certified dive guide.

***** Tour includes round trip transportation from Drake Bay, park fees, lunch and naturalist guide for a day tour. Also includes lodging, dinner, breakfast and lunch at Sirena Station.


Reservations and Deposits:


To reserve your vacation at The Rainforest Chalet simply email us at  


 Please include the following information with your  reservation request:

  • Full Name

  • Home phone Number

  • Dates you wish to enter and depart Drake Bay

  • How many guests are in your party

  • Please indicate how you wish to reserve ( vacation package or nightly rate)


You may also call us at (506) 8812-6673 or (506) 8867-6143.


Due to our remote location, our cell phone service is at times sporadic. If your call does not go through, you may leave a message and we will contact you as soon as possible.


Once your reservation has been confirmed,  a full deposit must be received within 10 days or the reservation is automatically released on the 11th day.


Deposits must be made in US dollars either in cash via bank transfer or by credit card via our on-line service with Pay Pal.



  • Cancellations received 31 days or more prior to arrival date will be assessed a $100 per person penalty charge.

  • Cancellations received 30 days or less prior to arrival date are non-refundable. 

  • Cancellations  received 30 days or less prior to arrival date, original vacation package  may be rescheduled one time only to another date.   Rescheduled vacation packages will be accessed a $150 per person penalty charge and must be made upon original cancellation.  Offer Dependent on Availability and is Non-transferable.    

  • No Shows, the deposit is forfeit, no further charge.


Squirrel Monkeys at Corcovado National Park, Sirena Station




Corcovado National Park

Caño Island

Scuba Diving

Sport Fishing

The Night Tour


Horse Back Riding

Bird Watching

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Corcovado National Park    Caño Island    Scuba Diving    Sport Fishing    The Night Tour

Kayaking     Horse Back Riding    Bird Watching

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