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Hotels and Lodges in Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica - The Ultimate Guide

Updated: May 9

Puerto Jiménez, Costa Rica is located on the eastern shores of the Osa Peninsula, one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet. Not only is it home to Central America’s largest lowland tropical rainforests, but it is also home to one of the tallest rainforests in the world. On the other side of the historic town is Golfo Dulce (“sweet gulf”) with plenty of marine life, like dolphins and humpback whales, and beaches. An airport, Puerto Jiménez Airport, is next to the town, allowing easy access for tourists. For international travelers, it is best to book a flight to Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, and then fly from there to Puerto Jiménez local airport.

Puerto Jimenez hotels and lodges in Costa Rica
Puerto Jimenez and its beach in Costa Rica

Corcovado National Park (also known as Parque Nacional Corcovado) is only a few miles away. With an area of 100,000 acres (41,000 hectares), it is a sanctuary for over 140 species of mammals, 400 species of birds, 110 species of reptiles and amphibians, 40 species of fish, 4 species of sea turtles, and 500 species of trees. Another fun fact is that Corcovado contains about 3% of the world’s biodiversity! One of the entrances goes through Puerto Jimenez and has ranger stations where you can get information and maps about the beautiful Corcovado National Park. It is the largest national park in Costa Rica and occupies over a third of the Osa Peninsula, so this should be an essential part of your trip!


There are plenty of hotels and lodges in Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica, including some next to beaches (like Playa Preciosa), some surrounded by dense forests, and others outside of town. The options listed below are separated by luxury, moderately priced, and budget. Fortunately, there are good choices in each of the categories. Prices can range from $25 to $230 a night during the wet season (May - November), and $25 to more than $250 a night in the dry season (December - April). Some amenities include free buffet breakfast, a restaurant, a pool, bars/lounges, a view of the beach, a coffee shop, and so much more!


Puerto Jiménez Hotels and Lodges – Luxury



Puerto Jiménez Hotels & Lodges – Moderately Priced



Puerto Jiménez Hotels and Lodges – Budget



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Hotels and lodges in Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
A waterfall near Puerto Jimenez in Costa Rica

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