Bolita is located right in the middle of beautifully lush jungle bordering the Corcovado National Park.. I stayed in a tent but there are very nice beds available with mosquito nets and clean shower and toilet facilities. A communal kitchen is also available with gas stoves and drinkable tap water. I met a lot of really amazing people during my 2 week stay at Bolita and recommend it to anyone looking for a real jungle experience surrounded by beautiful wildlife a friendly communal vibe..
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- THE ONLY HOSTEL RIGHT BESIDE CORCOVADO NATIONAL PARK:15 km of amazing trails, fascinating wildlife, and excellent bird watching. Bolita is a semi sustainable eco lodge on 61 hectares, 150 acres, in the forest reserve of the Osa Peninsula. Surrounded by rain forest, with spectacular views of the Golfo Dulce and Corcovado Park, with the ocean and beach in sight 14 km away. With special attention placed on reusing and reducing all waste products, no garbage has been taken off the land for the last seven years. We recycle and compost it all. Emersion in language and culture in the town of 191 people. Gold mining, horses, bird watching, and guided tours are available; all served by the local community at no profit to Bolita. Explore Rio Tigre and take a swim. There are many waterfalls including the well known Bonanza. Visit the neighboring village of Dos Brazos (Tigre) for gold mining, bird, and horse tours, or just relax in a hammock. Gas stoves, pots, pans and dishes provided with fresh spring fed drinking water. Bring food. No refrigeration or food on site. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Bolita Hostel Costa Rica/Puerto Jimenez