Casa Corcavado is a stunning 170-acre private hilltop reserve, which has everything going its favor right down to a spectacular location on the periphery of the popular Corcovado National Park. Top that up with first-class accommodations and avant-garde service and there’s not much that go wrong with your stay here. The accommodations are created in quaint Spanish colonial style edifices with elements of sustainability that are completely in tune with their natural environment. Further, patrons have access to virtually endless exciting rainforest adventures, a plethora of nature sightseeing activities and family-oriented guest amenities that are perfect for an unforgettable eco-vacation. Its close proximity to the Corcovado National Park, which is the last existing Pacific lowland forest with respect to sustainable size in the entire Central American topographical make-up. Its heady comfortable charm coupled with a relaxed, informal appeal has made Casa Corcavado a popular vacation hotspot with tourists keen on exploring the charming essence of the Costa Rica’s Sothern Pacific region.
Tours and Amenities
Casa Corcovado is known for its popular mix of nature and adventure activities, geared towards offering visitors a peek of the region’s often chronicled magnificence. From lounging in the two relaxing in-house pools to sipping on an inventive cocktail at the hilltop bar (in the backdrop of the setting sun), everything here is designed to offer a wholesome natural experience. Lazy holidaymakers can comb the half a kilometer secluded beach stretch, followed by a refreshing stopover at the lush waterfalls peppering Casa Corcovado’s adjoining landscape. Afternoons, characterized by incessant rains, can be combated by playing indoor board games and reading literature at the lodge’s well-equipped games room and library. There is a well stocked and neatly maintained conference center along with a more informal lounge for small strength group activities or a plain relaxed reading session.
Apart from this, Casa Corcavado is a hub for guided tours (conducted by proficient and knowledgeable local guides) and a generous assortment of activities like birding, horse riding, sports fishing, sea kayaking, mangrove exploratory tours, scuba diving and many more to keep guests on their toes.
Service and Accommodation
The service at Casa Corcovado is warm, personalized and attentive, without bordering on intrusion. Steve Lill, owner of the lodge also happens to be the co-founder and president of the Corcovado Foundation, a group that is constantly striving to support sustainability and conservation initiatives within the Osa peninsula. This eco-responsible stand is therefore evident in the lodge’s dedicated hospitality along with the overall attitude of the staff.
Casa Corcovado’s accommodation options come in the form of tastefully appointed and expansive private Spanish type bungalows that are stocked with double beds (with a mosquito net) and a huge elegantly tiled bathroom (complete with a hot water shower facility). A few rooms come with open garden showers. The impeccably decorated suites (with trimmings of stylish wood furniture and stained glass accents) reflect an aura of sophistication combined with comfort, beauty and simplicity. The aesthetic shutters in the room are all handmade by local artists.
Casa Corcovado offers a good mix of customized, activity centric packages to help guests enjoy more personalized vacations. The stay packages range from 4 nights/5 days’ deluxe bungalows priced at $ 1, 375 USD per person (on double occupancy) during peak season to the Paradise in the Rainforest Package, which costs $ 1, 405 USD a person for high season double occupancy. The Exotic Treasures of the Ocean package costs $ 1,395 USD per person on double occupancy in a plush deluxe bungalow. All packages include all meals for the day, park entrance fees and taxes.