It’s difficult to get to this remote and wild corner of Costa Rica, but the effort is absolutely worth it. Explore Corcovado National Park, where you will be able to see all four native species of monkey leaping through the forest canopies above you. This protected natural wonderland is home to many endangered species, including the Scarlet Macaw, the Harpy Eagle, the Jaguar and the Puma.
Most visitors to this region stay at Drake Bay, the ideal jumping off point for taking day trips to snorkel on Cano Island or going sea kayaking and sportfishing. See the mysterious stone spheres made by unknown people in the Valle de Diquis area around Sierpe or visit the site where a gold rush began on Isla Violin. Go on a birdwatching hike or a horseback riding adventure in the jungle. This region is wild, unspoiled and stunningly beautiful, revealing some of the most exciting opportunities for rugged exploration – so why not strap on your hiking boots and go exploring?