Drake BayCosta Rica

4.6/5Top Destination

Drake Bay is calling! Discover its snorkeling, natural setting, beaches, and more.

Venture to top sights like Corcovado National Park as you discover Drake Bay—a city also notable for its beaches.

Known for

Nature, Beaches and Snorkeling

Top Hotels in Drake Bay

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Cabinas Pura Vida Bed & Breakfast
Cabinas Pura Vida Bed & Breakfast
2.5 out of 5
Agujitas, Bahía Drake Centro, Playa Blanca de Osa, Drake Bay, Puntarenas
$45
per night
Nov 1 - Nov 2
4.6/5Wonderful! (47 reviews)

"This was our favourite place to stay in CR. The owner was very helpful beforehand with instructions on how to get to Drake Bay. He was also helpful in booking trips and recommendations on restaurants, as well as driving down to the beach and collecting us at the end of the activities and taking us ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2019

Cabinas Pura Vida Bed & Breakfast
Copa De Arbol Beach & Rainforest Resort
Copa De Arbol Beach & Rainforest Resort
3.5 out of 5
Copa De Arbol, Osa Peninsula, Drake Bay, Puntarenas
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"Amazing stay. Would recommend strongly. Staff were very friendly."…"

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2015

Copa De Arbol Beach & Rainforest Resort
Hotel Jacamar
Hotel Jacamar
2.5 out of 5
Bahia Drake, In front of Drake Divers, Drake Bay, Puntarenas
4.3/5Excellent! (8 reviews)

"The property was spotless, very well maintained, and beautiful. Beds were very comfortable. Gardens are gorgeous. Air conditioning works great, and is much appreciated at the end of the day. This is not an accessible property-- stairs up and down to get to the room. What looks like a short walk to ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2019

Hotel Jacamar

Top activities in Drake Bay

Paraiso verde-Corcovado Day Trip
Image for Paraiso verde-Corcovado Day Trip

Paraiso verde-Corcovado Day Trip

$85

enjoy a green experience at the edge of the corcovado baconal park and discover the biggest thing that the tropical forest offers in Drake Bay is something that has no comparison.

Corcovado National Park (Sirena Station) Full-Day Adventure
Image for Corcovado National Park (Sirena Station) Full-Day Adventure

Corcovado National Park (Sirena Station) Full-Day Adventure

$275

Join us on a unique wild experience to the place that National Geographic has claimed to be the “Most biologically intense place on Earth”. You'll make your way down to Sirena Station in Corcovado National Park on an exciting river-coastline boat ride from the town of Sierpe.

Whale and Dolphin Tour in Drake Bay
Image for Whale and Dolphin Tour in Drake Bay

Whale and Dolphin Tour in Drake Bay

$115

Costa Rica enjoys the longest season of Humpback Whales in the world as we get migrations from both North and South America who swim thousands of miles to have their babies and breed here. Pods of hundreds and even thousands of several species of dolphins enjoy the warm, productive, tropical waters here.

Reviews of Drake Bay

4.6

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
13
5 - Excellent 72.22222222222223%
4 - Good
3
4 - Good 16.666666666666668%
3 - Okay
2
3 - Okay 11.11111111111111%
2 - Disappointing
0
2 - Disappointing 0%
1 - Terrible
0
1 - Terrible 0%

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Aug 16, 2019

One of the most magical places I’ve traveled to. We really enjoyed the scuba diving at Caño Island!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jun 26, 2019

Although frequented by tourists this area is still in it's natural state,the residents are minimalist and friendly. Speaking Spanish would be a plus but not critical to communicate.The new Airport is beautiful and modern. Don't drink tap water or ice

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jun 5, 2019

Woke up to the sounds of the jungle every day, wonderful place.

5/5 - Excellent

Susan

May 2, 2019

Tons of monkeys in this area. You can get pretty close. Beautiful deserted beaches for miles in either direction. Amazing isolated nature experience

5/5 - Excellent

Susan

May 2, 2019

We saw tons of monkeys! Beautiful deserted beaches for miles in either direction. An amazing experience in nature. Go here.

5/5 - Excellent

Heather

Feb 6, 2019

The people are so friendly! The town is really small, but the food is great and the atmosphere is nice and relaxed.