Adventure in Costa Ricas "Wild South"
Rainforest Lodge, nestled in the lush, thick forest of Piedras
Blancas National Park in Costa Rica‘s remote southern
zone, is the perfect jungle retreat for eco-tourists seeking
adventure off the beaten track. It is completely integrated
into its environment so the visitor can truly experience the
feeling of living in a Costa Rican jungle. If you are interested
in getting away from the typical crowded tourist spots and enjoying
the wilderness of a pristine rainforest, Esquinas Lodge is the
perfect destination for you.
Esquinas Rainforest Lodge is part of a model project which combines
nature conservation, rainforest research and development aid.
Opened in 1994, the lodge was financed by the government of
Austria and has a strong commitment to sustainable and environmentally
friendly practices as well as community development.
are located near the village of La Gamba, only three miles off
the Interamerican Highway and a 30-minute drive from Golfito
airport. Esquinas Lodge provides an abundance of different full-day
and half-day tours that highlight the natural biodiversity of
a tropical rainforest. These include hiking, birdwatching, horseback
and mountain bike tours, and boat and kayak trips in nearby
Golfo Dulce. At Esquinas, no more than 30 people at a time can
be found exploring an area as larger than Manuel Antonio National
Park, which receives 150,000 visitors per year.