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 property of 1.4 hectares or 4 acres of forest, creek, pond, mangrove, and pastureland in the heart of Puerto Jimenez on the insanely biodiverse Osa Peninsula. Guests choose their lodging preference from Chosa Manglar Hotel, Casa Manglar Villa, or La Palapa Hut Hostel depending on personal preferences. With only 19 rooms on the entire property, guests always have lots of personal space while visiting. 

Chosa Manglar Nature Retreat is happy to share the following important information with guests prior to them reserving a stay with us. 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, ocelots, anteaters, raccoons, armadillos, coatis, serpents, kinkajous, possums, butterflies, dragonflies, moths, damselflies, and beetles to name only a few. Secondly, we are located beneath a huge green huge canopy but within the 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 onsite Osa Adventure Center is happy to offer assistance with local transportation, tours, activities, and adventures. The property is ideally located 20 meters from the laundromat, 30 meters from the 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 beach, and 300 meters from the town center. We can accommodate over 50 guests in a variety of accommodation styles so just contact us to discuss renting the Whole Retreat for your group activity.

Chosa Manglar Nature Retreat offers all visitors and guests an absolutely unique Tropical Experience with both manicured and wild areas connected by walkways, trails, paths, and bridges. Many chairs, tables, and benches are placed throughout the Retreat. We definitely recommend that our visitors and guests dedicate some time to exploring the property. Mama Jackie's Garden is a 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, share tall tropical tales with newfound friends. Tropical life doesn't get much better than when you are at Chosa Manglar Nature Retreat.

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

Without exception, all onsite credit card transactions will incur a six percent transaction fee.