Ojochal, located in the Costa Rican province of Puntarenas, is perfectly situated on the coast, which means plenty of beach activities, sites and other fun adventures await in the near vicinity. Travelers will find all the amenities they expect in Central America, all with easy access to Costa Rica beaches.
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.
People who visit Ojochal enjoy participating in an array of fun activities. Travelers can get their adrenaline pumping on an ATV tour, which allows them to drive an adventure vehicle through Costa Rica's rugged terrain. Thrill-seekers may also enjoy going on a Canopy Tour, where they can see the wildlife of the local rainforest as they zoom down zip lines strung up through the treetops.
Nature lovers may enjoy going birdwatching, as the local region has been found to have more than 450 species of birds. Animal enthusiasts may also like exploring the area's mangroves, which are a unique ecosystem that lies at the border between the forest and the sea.
Some of the best Sports and Deep Sea Fishing in Costa Rica can be found offshore. Diving and Snorkeling is popular and many tours are available to go Whale Watching. The area also offers great Surfing, Horse Riding, Waterfall Hikes, Mangrove Kayak Tours, River Rafting, River Tours, Archeological Sites but to mention a few.