gazing up at the death-defying trapeze act of a capuchin monkey or exploring
the world of pacific coast tide pools, children and parents alike find a
world of discovery in Drake Bay. At Drake Bay
Rainforest Chalet, we invite families to come experience, explore, and
appreciate our natural treasures. We offer major discounts not only to
children under 12, but also to children 18 or under traveling with two
In addition, at Drake
Bay Rainforest Chalet our vacation packages include the services of a private
guide for exploring the area's local trails. Your guide, a
professional naturalist with a degree in biology, will lead you on
fascinating rainforest and coastal walks upon request. On these tours,
you'll get an ant's eye view of life at a leaf-cutter ant colony...
you'll find out what the CIA, voodoo queens, and an outlandishly large toad
all have in common...as well as other unusual and delightful accounts of the
Bay Rainforest Chalet, kids can participate in fun, hands-on activities,
such as learning how scientists preserve rainforest flowers and ferns and
how to make nature prints. We also offer a variety of afternoon
mini-courses in tropical biology. Designed for children and parents
alike, each course focuses on a particular facet of rainforest ecology, for
example, camouflage and defense in neotropical animals.
Both entertaining and informative, the best part of these courses is the
classroom - the Rainforest.
Drake Bay Rainforest
Chalet can accommodate one king and two queen-sized beds. Please note,
the chalet has an open floor plan with no separate bedrooms. Carefully
placed interior screens and tropical plants do, however, create a sense of
While people from 75
years to infants-in-hand have visited the chalet, we do strongly recommend
guests considering a stay at Drake Bay Rainforest Chalet be in good physical
condition given our remote location. Access to the chalet and
departing tours is via foot-trails through the forest.