Attractions

Top Choice Nature Reserve in Pavones

Tiskita Jungle Lodge

Set on a verdant hillside between Pavones and Punta Banco, Tiskita Jungle Lodge consists of 100 hectares of virgin forest and a huge orchard, which produces more than 125 varieties of tropical fruit. Trails wind thr…
Gardens in Playas San Josecito, Nicuesa & Cativo

Casa Orquideas

This vibrant botanical garden can only be reached by boat and is well worth the effort. Expats have been lovingly maintaining it for more than 40 years, and it features some truly magical plants including a variety …
Nature Reserve in Golfito

Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Golfito

This small, 28-sq-km reserve encompasses most of the steep hills surrounding Golfito, though it's easy to miss. There are no facilities for visitors, save some poorly maintained trails. About 2km south of the center…
Beach in Golfito

Playa Cacao

Just a quick trip across the bay, this small beach offers a prime view of Golfito, with the rainforest as a backdrop. It's a pleasant spot to spend the day, and there are a couple of tasty seafood shacks where you c…