Top things to do

Top Choice Archaeological Site in Sierpe

Sitio Arqueológico Finca 6

This site offers the best opportunity to view the mysterious pre-Columbian spheres created by the Diquís civilization between 300 BC and 1500 AD, in their originally discovered locale, near culturally significant mo…
Top Choice Costa Rican in Bahía Drake

Drake's Kitchen

Excellent, small local restaurant along the main dirt road from Agujitas to the airstrip. The casados (set meals), such as catch of the day with fried plantains and avocado, are clearly prepared by a capable and pas…
Top Choice Ice Cream in Bahía Drake

Heladería Popis

In hot and dusty Bahía Drake, there isn't a more refreshing or perfect midday treat than a vanilla milkshake from this incredible ice-cream parlor. It also does banana splits, coffee and ice cappuccinos.
Beach in Bahía Drake to Corcovado

Playa San Josecito

South of Río Claro, Playa San Josecito is the longest stretch of white-sand beach on this side of the Península de Osa. It is popular with swimmers, snorkelers and sunbathers, though you’ll only find it crowded at l…
Seafood in Bahía Drake

Los Coquitos

Just off the beach on a covered terrace, this delicious restaurant serves up the freshest fish around. The red snapper and marlin get high marks from travelers, as do the typical Costa Rican casado plates, which com…
Beach in Bahía Drake to Corcovado

Playa Cocalito

Just west of Punta Agujitas, a short detour off the main trail leads to the picturesque Playa Cocalito, a secluded cove perfect for sunning, swimming and body surfing.
International in Bahía Drake

Gringo Curt's

Gringo Curt offers just three things: a fish salad wrap, noodles tossed with vegetables (and sometimes garnished with catch-of-the-day) and super-fresh fish steamed in a banana leaf (serves two). This one-man operat…
Farm in Rancho Quemado

Trapiche Don Carmen

Johnny and his family show visitors around their sugarcane mill. You get to see (and taste) the fresh sugarcane juice when the stalks pass through the grinder, watch Johnny boil the juice and cool it down in special…
Costa Rican in Bahía Drake

Soda Mar y Bosque

This restaurant up the hill in Agujitas serves typical Tico cuisine and an array of desserts; it even has free wi-fi. From the spacious terrace and a recently added upstairs seating area, it's possible to catch a co…
Nature Reserve in Rancho Quemado

Casa del Bosque

This small, newer butterfly farm features 10 butterfly species native to the Osa Peninsula. Visitors learn about the metamorphosis process and tour the small botanical garden.