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CORCOVADO

CORCOVADO

Of all the National Parks and other protected areas in Costa Rica, Corcovado is undoubtedly the most beautiful. Itís located in the Osa Peninsula, in the southwest corner of the country and is an undeniably beautiful place, considered to be the most biologically intense places on earth, with the captivating visual beauty of its forest and of its coastline, with miles of uninhabited beaches and roaring cascades Corcovado draws visitors from all over the world. Corcovado has wide biological diversity due to its remoteness and the fact that it has suffered little disturbance by humans in the past. Corcovado also has sandy beaches, freshwater lakes and tidal estuaries. This is why it is considered a living laboratory where it is easy to study the structure and functioning of tropical ecosystems and the relationships between them.Corcovado is home to a large population of jaguars, eagles, monkeys, tapirs, birds in general, reptiles, large mammals including the giant anteater and it is also an important marine sanctuary, protecting a long distance of coastal reefs, rivers, estuaries and lagoons.

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