The Pearl of the Osa
Travel Blogs from Puerto Jimenez
Ahhhh...Playa Platanares. This is a little slice of heaven. We love this place. This hidden gem is right out side of Puerto Jimenez. The locals say there is a rocky outcropping within swimming distance from shore that is good for snorkeling during the summer. We have yet to discover that spot, but it's something to look forward to during our next visit!
... salad and a spicy coconut, tiquisque soup. Deeply motivated to not disappoint, we pulled off another success and, dare I say, I now enjoy cooking for big groups. With each meal, confidence in the kitchen grew. I had now roasted veggies, fried rice and boiled soup for the first time and learnt of so many new ingredients.
The final week of the yoga teacher training program included two seventy-five minute sessions per day conducted by the trainees ...
... there, and hike back the next day, or stay another night, in order to enjoy all that surrounds the station. On my Costa Rica trip in 2009, I spent two nights at Sirena, and saw some epic wildlife, including Crocs, Tapirs, Anteaters, etc...This time around we did the day trip, and it was well worth it. It's much cheaper, and we were lucky enough to see some amazing things, as well as have the trails all to ourselves.
... and interesting place to meet backpackers from around the world who were fresh back from epic hikes in the Osa Corcovado National Park.
Here is our review now pending on TripAdvisor
“Walking distance to waterfront dining, kayaking, airport, shops, tour desk, guest kitchen, A/C”Pending review
This was our third trip to Puerto Jimenez in the last four years, and we looked forward to trying out Captain Mark Corn's new ...
... trying to keep myself
oriented so we would make it out with no problem.
Saw ibis hunting along the shore and the kingfisher sounding off and hunting from
tree to tree. We had a night heron pose for us on a tree and then
follow us along showing up every once in a while.
But the real treat came when we were beginning to head over to the other spit of land that
is right on the edge of the manglar and ...
TripAdvisor Reviews The Pearl of the Osa Puerto Jimenez
Other places to stay in Puerto Jimenez
on Main Street - 50 meters from the end of the soccer field, Puerto Jimenez | Hotelfrom $50
1 km North of Puerto Jimenez down town or 1 km before arriving at Puerto Jimenez on the main road, Puerto Jimenez | Hotelfrom $50
Puerto Jimenez | Hotelfrom $35
Puerto Jimenez | 3 star hotelfrom $120
Playa Preciosa, Puerto Jimenez | Hotelfrom $90