Amazonita Ecolodge is located in the heart of the jungle, in the “Reserva Forestal Golfo Dulce”, between the two sections of the Rio Tigre and 200 meters from a still unknown entrance of the Corcovado National Park.It is the best place to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature or to practice many activities, guided or not, on site or in the immediate vicinity.
WHALES and dolphins
Dolphin and whale watching / Discover the fauna of one of the 4 tropical fjords of the world. Captain Chino pick you up by boat on Puerto Jimenez and takes you on board for a fascinating show: landscapes, pelicans, rays, flying fish, turtles… and dolphins. At certain times of the year it is also possible to see and approach whales and their babies. The captain will offer you to do snorkeling (the boat has the necessary equipment) and a small snack is provided in the middle of the tour.
KAYAK IN THE MANGROVE
Mangroves are an ecosystem in tropical latitudes found in areas near the estuaries rivers. This ecosystem is home to wildlife that has adapted to land flooded by salt water at each high tide. The mangrove is composed of several species of plants that have developed characteristics such as: tolerance to high levels of salinity; water desalination systems; aerial roots that stabilize the tree in soft soil; floating seeds… It is also home to an extraordinary fauna: monkeys, raccoons, iguanas, birds, crocodiles, caimans, butterflies, crabs…
Discover, by kayak, this fascinating ecosystem and amazing atmosphere. You will be accompanied by an experienced local guide who will explain the interrelationships between plants and animals. He will guide you through the river under the canopy of mangrove trees and in the middle of the trail he will offer you a snack with refreshments and exotic fruits. The kayaks are in excellent condition and are equipped with backrests and life jackets. You can choose single or double kayaks. The guides are very friendly and knowledgeable. They are passionate and exciting.
Discover the products of a finca, their transformation and tasting… German produces fruits and vegetables in a natural way (peppers, chillies, coriander, sweet potatoes, corn, cocoa, sugar cane, coconut, papaya, guanabana, pineapple, yucca, plantains, lychees…). You will discover their culture, their uses, their virtues (health and/or medicinal…). One of the main activities is the production of Cocoa. You will make your own chocolate from the harvested beans. You will discover extraordinary plants and trees. German and his family are true nature lovers. They are passionate, enthusiastic, and friendly… In the middle of the trail, a stop in the rancho, with chocolate making, cane juice and tasting of the fruits of the garden, chocolate and tamales…
THE SLOTH'S GARDEN
A real experience. You will be received in a traditional finca by a lovely tica family. They have a forest that borders a small river. This forest is the natural refuge of many sloths. This tour allows you to be almost sure to see sloths.