Tamandua biological Osa Peninsula, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Tamandua biological station is located in La Bijagua,
Drake Bay, it is in the limit of the Corcovado National Park and into
the Golfo Dulce Forestal Reserve
The Osa Peninsula has 140 mammal species, 10 000 known insects, 367
birds with 18 endemic (unique) from this area, 117 amphibians and
reptiles and 40 fresh water fish.
The flora in this area show great affinities to the suramerican and
there is an inventory of 2418 vascular plants and 700 tree species, 49
in danger and 12 endemic from the country. One third of the Costa Rican
trees are located in the Osa Peninsula and in some areas it is possible
to find even 124 tree species in just 1 hectare.
The dry season goes from December to April, with being march and
April the driest months and the rainy season from may to November with
October and November being the wettest months. The Golfo Dulce area is
one of the wettest in the country; rainfall goes from 3 to 6 meters per
year. Temperatures goes from the 21-28 C in the coast and 21-23 in the
highlands. Altitudes are from sea level to 745 m in the Cerro Rincòn .
This is a new Project a 100% costarrican, it is part of the Arguijos
family property who have been protecting this area for more than 40
years. The project has an extension of 50 hectares with different
waterfalls and the same biodiversity of the Corcovado Park.
Installations are simple; camping platforms, dinning room, kitchen and
trails in the forest. There is not electricity for the moment and access
by car is possible just during the dry season.
It is management by the owner, Ananias Arguijo who grow up in this
area and has been working for more than 12 years in sport fishing and
Rebeca Quirós who is a Tropical Biologist and a Tourist guide.
Contact to the owner.
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- Coffee Maker
- Location Type : Lake, Mountain,
- Bed Rooms : 2 Bedroom
- Bathrooms : 1 Bathrooms
- Bathroom Description : Bath With Shower,Toilet
- Suitability : Child Friendly, Not Suitable
- Attribute : Lake Front, Shopping Center, Museums, Biking, Famous Place, Bird Watching
- Decoration : Very Well Decorated Property
- Disable Facilities : Not Suitable
- Transportation : Local City Transportation
- Beddings : 2 Single Bed
- Nearby Attraction / Facility : AirPort : Near By, Bus : Local City Transportation, Restaurant : Near By
- Outside Attributes : Garden, Parking On Street
- Child Friendly : Yes
- Child Friendly Description : Child Friendly
- Osa Peninsula, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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