Join Les Stroud for a 7 Night/6 Day adventure exploring southern Costa Rica from the Copa De Arbol Beach & Rainforest Resort.
Your host, Les Stroud will accompany you as you visit the crocodiles of Tarcoles River, beach hike, and snorkel at Caño Island, exploring the “crown jewel” of Costa Rica’s national parks, Corcovado National Park. Corcovado boasts 13 different ecosystems supporting an abundant variety of wildlife including: tapir, jaguar, puma, squirrel and howler monkeys, sloths, giant anteaters as well as toucans, scarlet macaws, and a large array of other tropical birds, reptiles, and insects. Meet Your Host, Les Stroud
Located in the southern pacific region of Costa Rica on the Osa Peninsula, Copa De Arbol is perfectly situated between Drake Bay and the Corcovado National Park in an area known as “Caletas” (small coves). Different from other destinations in Costa Rica this eco-luxury resort is only accessible by boat yet still has all the amenities of a full-service hotel.
Copa De Arbol Beach & Rainforest Resort
Copa De Arbol, a 75-acre property located in Costa Rica is known for its indigenous ocean life, animals, reptiles, birds, flora, and topography. The regional beauty of Copa De Arbol extends throughout the entire Osa Peninsula with an intact ecology that stands as one of the few remaining regions of Costa Rica.
The heart of the resort is the beach which is the travel hub for all off-site activities as well as arriving and departing guests. With abundant marine life, snorkeling, whale watching, and fishing are all accessible right from the property. There is no shortage of water toys such as kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, and snorkeling equipment.
Accommodations: Constructed using recycled materials and reforested, tropical woods such as teak, cypress and melin, all accommodations feature ocean and rainforest views. Every cabina was custom-made by hand with an indigenous Costa Rican architectural theme and includes all the amenities of a modern hotel. Resort cabinas and villas all have balconies with seating areas, pillow-top orthopedic mattresses, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, and walk-in showers. You'll be within 100 yards of the beach, with the rhythmic sounds of the ocean and rainforest to lull you to sleep.
Coco Villa - Coco is a spacious, one-story, luxury cabina. Offering easy access to both the restaurant and the beach, it is located closer to the beach than all of our other cabinas. Coco comes with two queen-sized beds and can accommodate up to four guests.
Mango Villa - Mango is our largest one-story luxury cabina. Offering easy access to both the restaurant and the beach, it is located closer to the restaurant than all of our other cabinas. Mango comes with one queen-sized, and two twin beds with the ability to accommodate up to four guests.
Bamboo Villa - Bamboo is one of three of our largest luxury Cabinas featuring two levels built on stilt pilings elevating the room into the trees. The lower level is a large deck with two hammocks, and the upper level features a spacious room and balcony with both ocean and rainforest views. It is a quick and easy walk to both the restaurant and the beach. Bamboo has two queen-sized beds and can accommodate up to four guests.
Cacao Villa - Cacao is one of three of our largest luxury cabinas featuring two levels built on stilt pilings elevating the room into the trees. The lower level is a large deck with two hammocks, refrigerator and sink. The upper level features a spacious room and balcony with beautiful rainforest vistas of our Costa Rican coastline. Cacao comes with two queen-sized beds and can accommodate up to four guests.
Amapola Villa - Amapola is one of three of our largest luxury Cabinas featuring two levels built on stilt pilings elevating the room into the trees. The lower level is a large deck with two hammocks, refrigerator and sink. The upper level features a spacious room and balcony with great views. Amapola has two queen-sized beds and can accommodate up to four guests. Copa De Arbol is an all-inclusive resort.
Palm Villa - Palm is our largest luxury cabina, with two stories, two bedrooms, a unique, hand made wooden staircase and an extra-large bathroom featuring a Japanese-style soak tub. The generous outdoor space includes a two-tiered front porch with seating, a ceiling fan and a balcony with seating on the second floor. Set a little farther back on the property, it offers an almost panoramic jungle view with some views of the ocean as well and is a quick and easy walk to both the restaurant and the beach. Palm has two queen-sized beds and can accommodate up to four guests.
Sable Villa - Sable is a luxury 2 person cabina featuring two levels. The lower level features a deck with a hammock and the upper level has a balcony with a great ocean view. Sable has one queen size bed and can accommodate two people.
Balsa Villa - Balsa is a luxury 2 person cabina featuring two levels. The lower level features a deck with a hammock and the upper level has a balcony with a great ocean view. Balsa has one queen size bed and can accommodate two people.
Amargo Villa & Teka Villa - These are a deluxe villas featuring an extra-large balcony with a seating area and hammock. Reached by crossing a charming footbridge, it is a little more removed from the center of the property, yet it is only a short walk to both the beach and the restaurant. Amargo has one king-size bed and accommodates two guests. Teka has one queen size bed and accommodates two guests.
Amargo Villa & Teka Villa shares a common wall and are booked together for families or two couples traveling together.
More About Les Stroud - Musician, Author, & Film Maker
Best known as the Canadian Screen Award winning producer, creator and star of the hit TV series Survivorman, Les Stroud is the only producer in the history of television to produce an internationally broadcast series entirely written, videotaped and hosted alone. Survivorman is one of the highest rated shows in the history of OLN Canada, the Science Channel US and Discovery Channel US and remains the highest rated repeat show on the Discovery Channel.
A celebrated keynote speaker, musician and author, both his books Survive! – Essential Skills and Tactics to Get You Out of Anywhere–Alive! (Harper Collins) and Will to Live have made the New York Times bestseller list. Nominated for Best Travel Writer at the Canadian National Magazine awards, Les’s third book Beyond Survivorman launched into stores January 2014.
A proud member of the prestigious Explorers Club, Les received Fellow (highest rank) of the Royal Canadian Geographic Society. He has received both the Distinguished Alumni award and was nominated for the Premieres award for excellence for work in his field.
Date:May 27 - Jun 3, 2023
Location:Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
Lodging:Copa De Arbol Resort
Included: All transports, All meals (except 1st and last night in Park Inn by Radisson), All non-alcoholic beverages, all tours and guides, all National Park entry fees.
Additional Cost: Dinner on the 1st & last night, Private Massages, Alcoholic Drinks
There are planned activities each morning and each afternoon, yet you will have plenty of free time to relax and enjoy the many amenities and activities offered at the beautiful, 75-acre ocean side property.
SATURDAY May 27th:
Fly in to San Jose; Dinner at your leisure (not included)