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Aguila de Osa Inn

Drake Bay , Puntarenas , Costa Rica
(866) 924-8452

Perched on a remote cliff-top and reachable only by boat or seaplane, Aguila de Osa has sweeping views of Drake Bay—arguably Costa Rica’s most gorgeous spot. Adventurous, get-up-and-go types will feel most at home here; cacophonous birdsong (the unofficial morning wake-up call) begins at about 5 a.m. Once roused, guests can head out for guided hikes and horseback rides through the pristine, adjacent Corcovado National Park rainforest; snorkeling off nearby Caño Island; or sportfishing charters. The 14 rooms, spread among three villas, have high, vaulted ceilings, walls of windows that flood them with light, and gleaming Costa Rican hardwood paneling and floors. As in most Costa Rican hotels, they’re cooled by ceiling fans and ocean breezes. Meals of locally caught roosterfish and marlin are served family style in the restaurant, the best in the area.

Room to Book: The large Master Suite has a superior ocean view and the most privacy.

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