Escape to the Tropics @ Chosa Manglar Nature Retreat

Escape to the Tropics @ Chosa Manglar Nature Retreat

Escape to the Tropics is delighted to partner with Chosa Manglar Nature Retreat, a super, tropical property located on the pristine, Osa Peninsula, in the South Pacific of Costa Rica. Chosa Manglar Nature Retreat offers something for most tastes and most budgets. It's an extraordinary urban property of 1.4 hectares or 4 acres of forest, creek, pond, mangrove, and pastureland in the very heart of Puerto Jimenez, on the insanely biodiverse Osa Peninsula. Guests choose their preferred lodging style from Chosa Manglar Hotel, Casa Manglar Villa, or La Palapa Hut Hostel. With only 19 rooms on the entire property, guests have a lot of personal space while visiting. The Osa Adventure Center is happy to offer assistance with local transportation, tours, activities, and adventures whether online or onsite, you choose which option is best for you. 

We wish to share important information with all visitors prior to arrival. Firstly, all four species of monkeys native to Costa Rica visit the property regularly, as do over 90 species of birds including Scarlet Macaws and various types of Toucans. The property is recognized as a birding hotspot ( Many mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and insects also visit or reside on-site, including two types of sloth, crocodiles, caimans, lizards, frogs, toads, ocelots, anteaters, raccoons, armadillos, coatis, serpents, kinkajous, possums, butterflies, dragonflies, moths, damselflies, and beetles to name just a few. Secondly, unlike most of our competitors, we are located beneath a huge green huge canopy within the little town of Puerto Jimenez, easily verified on Google maps at ( Lastly, all photos of terrestrial animals and insects found on this website were taken at Chosa Manglar Nature Retreat.

Chosa Manglar Nature Retreat is a perfect place to de-stress, unwind, and chill out, all the while connecting with nature. The property is ideally located 20 meters from a laundromat, 30 meters from a general store, 100 meters from the small engine airport (no jets, no noise), 175 meters from Corcovado National Park office, 225 meters from car rentals, 300 meters from the local beach, and 300 meters from the town center. We can accommodate up to 50 guests in a variety of accommodation styles, so if you are looking for a place to host your next retreat, just contact us to discuss options.

We offer guests and visitors alike a unique Tropical Experience with both manicured and wild gardens connected by raised walkways, trails, paths, and bridges with chairs, tables, and benches placed throughout the property. We definitely recommend that our guests and visitors spend some time exploring the property, otherwise you will miss a lot of photo opportunities.  Mama Jackie's Garden is the perfect spot to sit back, view animals, have a drink, enjoy some good food and music, meet new friends, connect to WIFI, share local info, and best of all, tell tall tropical tales with newfound friends. 

Pura Vida from all of us @ Chosa Manglar Nature Retreat and Escape to the Tropics. 

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