Ojochal a Large Park and an Amazing Gastronomic Experience!
Ojochal in Osa is named after the “Ojoche” tree, also known as the tree of life, as you can use it from root to leaf. Just 15 years ago, one would not believe that the land was barren, completely cut down and used as cattle pasture, it was not the lush forest we know it as today. These days, Ojochal is home to various works of living art, as many homeowners take pride in their manicured and fruitful gardens.
It is hands down, the Culinary destination of the South Pacific. With fine dining ranging from Mediterranean to Indonesian, you are sure to find a great meal. Reserve in advance as people travel from as far as Jacó to dine in a jungle atmosphere. Since a man does not live on bread alone, we recommend you sample some food for your dreams, try a horseback tour through the village and the rivers heading to the mountains where Mrs. Elida will welcome you when you arrive at the Ojochal waterfalls. You can spend the night in a cabin near the river, hike during the day through the well-preserved nature, and in the evening, your horse will come to pick you up again and take you to enjoy the beautiful sunset.
The Osa Conservation Area reminds you, that Article 3 of the Wildlife Conservation in Costa Rica, Law No. 9106 declares public domain the wildlife that constitutes a renewable natural resource, which it is part of the National Patrimony, likewise, the flora is declared of public interest, so having wild animals as pets, selling and hunting is prohibited, as
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If you are looking for some calm, this quaint, relaxing town is perfect, and if you’ve had enough rest and recuperation, ask around, the local community will always make you feel welcome. Ojochal possesses great mountain views and that of the Térraba River, Isla Garza, Drake’s Bay, and Isla del Caño. Playa Tortuga is the closest beach, which has caves at the Northern end of the beach and is home to Reserva Playa Tortuga, a non- profit organization aimed at researching and promoting education about local flora and fauna. It is best to have a vehicle if you are staying in Ojochal; however, there is a local bus that goes by, the stop is located at the entrance of Ojochal on the Costanera. There are no ATMs or banks.