Costa Rica is one of the most eco-friendly countries in the world and a haven for the green traveller looking for an environmentally friendly vacation. Corcovado is one of many national parks that are spread throughout Costa Rica and considered to be the best due to its vast variety of wildlife. National Geographic have referred to it as “the most biologically intense place on Earth in terms of biodiversity”.
The Punta Marenco Lodge comes highly recommended for those looking to stay close to the park. Many reviews say it’s as close to Paradise as you will get and the staff are very friendly. Rooms start at less than ?40 per night and with a view of the Pacific ocean to wake up to as well as a host of wildlife ranging from Lizards to monkeys to enjoy your breakfast with you are unlikely to want to come home.
There are tours of the park available from Drake Bay which is about 20 minutes by boat. The Corcovado tour operator has numerous tours available and one that stands out is the Snorkelling at Cano Island. Whilst enjoying a trip on the 24 ft. boat you stop which last around 50 minutes each way you stop off for some snorkelling or just to relax and enjoy the beautiful coast line of Costa Rica.
Cano Island itself is a marine biological reserve and is home to a wonderful array of marine life for you to enjoy. Famous for its scuba diving the island is around 15 KM from the port of San Pedrillo. As well as enjoying the wildlife Cano Island has a wonderful coral reef and marine flora that will take your breath away.
Whether you are looking for somewhere to relax the days away, or to study the wildlife, Corcovado National Park and the surrounding islands is highly recommended.
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