Be it that you have read Treasure Island or have browsed through Youtube adventure videos, you have imagined nature in its' wildest. When you come to the Osa Peninsula, you can stop imagining.
Drake Bay picks up after the infamous "Pirate" Francis Drake and many say this is the seed of many a pirate story.
Lonely Planet has a great way to put it:
One of Costa Rica's most isolated destinations, Bahia Drake (drah-kay) is a veritable Lost World, bordered by Parque Nacional Corcovado to the south. In the rainforest canopy, howler monkeys greet the rising sun with their haunting bellows, while pairs of macaws soar between the treetops, filling the air with their cacophonous squawking. Offshore in the bay, pods of migrating dolphins glide through turquoise waters near the beautiful Isla del Caño marine reserve.
Travel and Leisure says: On Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula, howler monkeys rule the rain forest and locals still pan for gold. Jutting off Costa Rica’s southern Pacific coast, the Osa Peninsula is still a primitive paradise of rain forests, empty beaches, and backwater settlements. The rough-and-ready town of Puerto Jimenez, on the banks of the Golfo Dulce, is the area’s main hub