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From Drake Bay, Cartago is 85 miles to the north, while San Jose is approximately 90 miles north.
Nothing beats waves on the horizon and salty sea air. Visit Playa Cacao, 30 miles to the east. If you are not in a rush, drive on to Corcovado Beach, 12 miles to the south.
Nature enthusiasts will be delighted by the beautiful natural areas of South Pacific Coast. Corcovado National Park Office is located 25 miles from Drake Bay, while Cano Island Biological Reserve lies 16 miles away.
Drake Bay Beach and Drake Bay Hiking Trailhead are equally worth your time.
Travel to San Josecito Beach, 3 miles away from Drake Bay. It's the home of School & Soccer Field and Bajo del Diablo. Another possibility is Golfo Dulce. It's about 6 miles out of Drake Bay, and is the home of Parque Nacional Corcovado and Humedal Nacional Térraba-Sierpe.
Golfito is roughly 35 miles east of Drake Bay. This regional hotspot offers a wide range of visitor attractions, including Parque Nacional de Fauna Silvestre Golfito, Golfito Marina and Piedras Blancas National Park. And if there's still time, make your way to Golfito National Wildlife Refuge and Refugio Nacional de Fauna Silvestre Golfito.
Often, a region's true personality can be discovered within its culinary traditions.
Start your culinary adventure by sampling the eclectic mix of local ingredients, such as pork and chicken.
Do as the locals do and enjoy casado and arroz con pollo (rice and chicken).
Divine desserts, such as tres leches (custard flan), are certainly worth trying.
Gather your friends and order a few pints at the nearest watering hole. Don't fuss with the drinks menu. If beer is what you're looking for, Bavaria is a no-brainer.
Are alcoholic drinks not for you? Fresco de frutas (fruit shake), is a good alternative.
For something a tad stronger, get some Ron Centenario and make a toast to your courteous hosts.
Maybe one of the most practical gestures you can give to the people you meet along the way is to put in the effort to memorize some common phrases in their language. Mucho gusto Encantado is the Spanish way of saying pleased to meet you. You can also try ¡Hola! (hello).
Enjoy the festivities for Independence Day, a national celebration that takes place each year on the 15th of September.
Is it time to say a final "Adiós" to Drake Bay? Pick up some last-minute mementos with the last of your colones to make sure you always remember your amazing trip.
If you are leaving by plane, know that the closest airport for you is 95 miles to the north.
Securing the perfect room is a crucial part of any trip. Accommodation options in Drake Bay itself can be limited, so visit Expedia's comprehensive Drake Bay hotels guide straight away for the latest listings and deals.
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Situated near the beach, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Drake Bay Beach and Drake Bay Hiking Trailhead. Corcovado National Park is 2.9 mi (4.6 km) away.
Situated in Drake Bay, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Drake Bay Beach and Drake Bay Hiking Trailhead. Corcovado National Park is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) away.
Situated near the airport, this lodge is steps from Drake Bay Hiking Trailhead and Drake Bay Beach. Corcovado National Park and San Josecito Beach are also within 6 mi (10 km).
This family-friendly Drake Bay hotel is located on the riverwalk, within a 10-minute walk of Drake Bay Beach and Drake Bay Hiking Trailhead. San Josecito Beach and Corcovado National Park are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Located in Drake Bay, this beachfront bed & breakfast is in the city center and within 1 mi (2 km) of Drake Bay Beach and Drake Bay Hiking Trailhead. Corcovado National Park is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) away.
Situated by the sea, this lodge is within 3 mi (5 km) of Drake Bay Beach, Drake Bay Hiking Trailhead, and San Josecito Beach. Corcovado National Park is 2.8 mi (4.6 km) away.
Offering direct access to the beach, this Drake Bay hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Drake Bay Beach and Drake Bay Hiking Trailhead. Corcovado National Park is 3.1 mi (5 km) away.
Located in the heart of Drake Bay, this cabin is within a 15-minute walk of Drake Bay Beach and Drake Bay Hiking Trailhead. Corcovado National Park is 2.5 mi (4.1 km) away.