Tamandua Biological Station is situated in La Bijagua, Drake Bay, in the Puntarenas Province of Costa Rica. Surrounded by verdurous greenery and bubbling streams, the station is right at the edge of Corcovado National Park and Golfo Dulce Forestal Reserve.
It owned and run by a local tour guide called Rebeca Quirós along with Ananias Arguijo who is an avid sportfishing enthusiast. Ananias has been working in the sportfishing field for more than 12 years and Rebeca is a tropical biologist as well as a professional tour guide. The station is a part of Arguijo’s property which is a vast piece of verdant land, approximately 50 hectares, with cascading waterfalls, streams and a diverse ecosystem. For accommodations, there are modest bungalows and camps, a simple dining area, a kitchen with basic utensils and many trails leading to the beautiful forest. Currently, Tamandua Biological Station does not have electricity and is accessible by cars only during the dry seasons. In the rainy season, access is possible with horses and ATVs. During your stay at Tamandua Biological Station, you will be greeted by many exotic bugs, fluttering butterflies, chirruping birds and many tropical mammals and reptiles. The whole property is encircled by lush jungles blooming with flowers, tall trees and exotic herbs. Tamandua Biological Station is a wonderful place to visit if you want a real dose of nature and tranquility.
Tamandua Biological Station’s Tours and Services
Tamandua Biological Station offers a wide range of unique, exciting and thrilling adventures that will surely be the highlight of your Costa Rican vacation. Some of the popular tours are fun filled snorkeling trips in Cano Island, visits to San Pedrillo and Sirena Ranger Stations in Corcovado National Park, a wonderful dolphin and whale watching tour, full day and half day sportfishing ventures, quaint night tours in Tamandua, bird watching trips, horseback riding expeditions and so much more! The staff recommends that you wear hiking shoes, bring a flash light, be responsible of your stuff and strictly avoid throwing garbage in the water and trails. At Tamandua Biological Station, guests are provided with various facilities. Vacationers are allowed access to all the forest trails of Tamandua Biological Station and guests can prepare their own meals if they wish to. The lodge offers breakfast, lunch and dinner in very reasonable rates. The food is scrumptious, fresh and healthy. There are simple but clean camps and cozy bungalows for accommodations. Tamandua Biological Station is an oasis of serenity where guests indulge in peace and harmony. It makes a great choice for families with kids, a couple on a romantic getaway, an adventurous wanderer and a group of friends.
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Location: La Bijagua, Drake Bay, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Phone Number: (506) 2775 1456 and (506) 2285-1452
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