How to get to Puerto Jimenez at the Osa Peninsula Costa Rica
The city of Puerto Jimenez at the Osa Peninsula was a gold-mining center during the 70s; today, it has about 9,000 inhabitants. It is located near the entrance of Golfo Dulce, and it is the southernmost port. It is the gateway to the Corcovado National Park (reservation at the MINAE office).
In Puerto Jimenez, there is much to see and to live, and the nightlife is lively. For adventure lovers, is possible to enjoy sport fishing tours, as well as hiking, rapeling, mountain biking, kayaking tours and on the beautiful Golfo Dulce dolphin and whale watching tours (during migration seasons to the South Pacific Costa Rica). Now if you prefer a quieter relaxed holiday, you can simply sit on the beach to see the most amazing sunsets. Playa Juanito Mora is worthy of special mention.
The climate in the Osa Peninsula is tropical and humid, with temperatures up to 90 degrees Fº. The dry season goes from January to April and the wet season from October to December.
Osa has three National Parks:Marine Ballena National Park, Corcovado National Park and Piedras Blancas National Park.
How to get there
By road: From the Pan-American Highway to the south, in Chacarita turn right to Puerto Jimenez and La Palma. The paved road was recently completed.
By boat: From Golfito across the Golfo Dulce, the trip takes 1 ½ hours; it only transports people.
By bus: There are direct bus services going to Puerto Jimenz, or take the bus at Tracopa terminal (San José) to Chacarita and there a local service to get there.
By plane: Sansa and Nature Air have a direct flight; the flight-time is less than an hour.
The city was a gold-mining center during the ´70s; today, it has about 9,000 inhabitants. It is located near the entrance of Golfo Dulce, and it is the southernmost port. It is the gateway to the Corcovado National Park (reservation at the MINAE office).
The climate is tropical and humid, with temperatures up to 90 degrees Fº. The dry season goes from January to April and the wet season from October to December.
Read more about Osa Peninsula and Costa Rican South Pacific Region >>>
Download here Osa Peninsula and Costa Rican South Pacific Region bus schedules>>>
TRACOPA bus eschedules >>>
Transportes Blanco bus eschedules >>>
Bus going to Puerto Jiménez Tel. +506 2783 4293
At 9 am, the Editorial Team of our Comprehensive Travel Guide & Magazine meets for another day of creation: ¿How to support our clients better, develop a new strategy, decide which is the best photo for an article, and answer our readers’ questions?
Scala Restaurant & Sibú Café are located at the Escaleras Village. On the Coastal Highway, just a few kilometers South of Dominical or North of Uvita, follow the sign to Escaleras. It offers a gorgeous contour between the jungle and the sea. Village Escaleras is an all-open location with three environments with a cool breeze that blows across the terraces.
It has a hip atmosphere and soothing environment; you feel like relaxing in the midst of the jungle with the ocean showing through the tall trees. The place is so well-liked that most customers come regularly to have an early breakfast or enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner with their family, friends, or business partners.
Lechuga is the story of a turtle that highlight two main issues that the South Pacific of Costa Rica, and the Ocean in general, are facing. Entanglement in ghost fishing nets, or abandoned/lost nets,
Retro Restaurant offered a romantic dinner to celebrate the ocassion. That night we can say that the magic of love floated in the place. To complement the decoration, the fine attention, and the special menu that Chef Jordany prepared, we had the opportunity to enjoy the songs performed by Armando Román and incredible magic acts performed by two distinguished magicians,
FENG SHUI, the Chinese art of interior design, brings us success, health, and an “even” better life. Feng-Shui, literally translated as “wind-water,” is the art of living in harmony with the environment. Happiness, prosperity, and health increase. Feng-Shui teaches life in harmony with the five natural elements: earth, metal, water, wood, and fire.
A great paradox encloses the new human condition, even though so many essayists have presented us with such eloquent and diverse points of view. It only amplified this dilemma since probably the best we can comprehend is that this great paradox would be logical, and therefore, its comprehension inaccessible.
Osa is home to 2.5% of the world’s biodiversity. Unfortunately, it has one of the lowest human development indices in the country.
The Osa Peninsula has historically had socioeconomic conflicts that inevitably trigger environmental crimes.
Manassah is from Chicago (Illinois) and has lived in Uvita for five years. She left behind her job as a court reporter, well paid, and no less stressed in the metropolis of Chicago with a population of nearly 3 million people. The need for a change in her life was prevalent. After volunteering at the Hostel Cascada Verde in Uvita in 2009, she decided to focus on moving to Uvita permanently.
Hello from beautiful Drake Bay, Costa Rica. We are thankful to be back on the water fishing every day. Right now, the Tuna are biting like crazy. There are large schools of Tuna right by Cano Island.