Congal Bio-Station

North Coast & Lowlands

Only 2km from Muisne, this 6.5-sq-km marine reserve established by Jatun Sacha in 2000 focuses on mangrove conservation and organic aquaculture. Volunteers are needed, but visitors are also welcome. There are great opportunities for snorkeling and scuba diving, plus comfortable private cabins with seafood on the menu. Room and full board costs $40 per person per day.