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Drake Bay Backpackers

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Drake Bay Backpackers

12 guests
1 bedroom
12 beds
2 baths
12 guests
1 bedroom
12 beds
2 baths
BreakfastThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

Looking for an authentic, unique and off-the-beaten track hostel in Costa Rica’s remote Osa Peninsula? Drake Bay Backpackers is the place. Our non-profit hostel works to support the environmental programs of the Corcovado Foundation and to provide travelers with a genuine Costa Rican experience! Located in the tiny village of El Progreso, Drake Bay, 15 minutes drive from the tourist center, we offer all the classic tours available in town such as Corcovado National Park and Isla del Caño


Free parking on premises

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


8 Reviews

Kelly User Profile
May 2017
Not as close to the beach and city center, making it easier to drive in
Katrina User Profile
January 2017
We had a great stay at this hostel. The staff were fantastic and took good care of us. We did tours to Sirena Station, Madre Selva and learned to cook empanadas with Yirlani. We also did a night tour with the "bug lady". We cooked everyday in the kitchen but also enjoyed the meal…
Thibault User Profile
December 2015
The place is nice and peaceful. We were really well received. We had a good time over there. I really recommand that place to sleep and spend some time in the middle of nowhere ! Irene, thanks again for your kindness !
Eric User Profile
December 2015
The hostel had a warm and friendly atmosphere. I enjoyed Irene and Antonio as they both went out of their way to be helpful and make sure that the trip was fun. They were nice enough to pickup from the airport. Only thing that could have been better is the construction situation …
Gabriel User Profile
August 2015
Very nice place to stay. Perfect for nature lovers. I would go back there anytime.
Bruno User Profile
August 2016
Bonne acceil,logement tres propre.cadre sympa mais besoin d'un vehicule ou du taxi pour aller a la mer .
Javier User Profile
March 2016
Bahía drake es una región muy bella. Y el hostal es un lugar con mucha tranquilidad, armonía y excelente atención por parte de Marvin. Alejandra todo mundo habla bien de ti al frente del proyecto de corcovado. Felicidades por administrar un hostel tan apacible. Saludos
Alejandra User Profile
Response from Alejandra:
Muchas gracias Javi! Me alegra que lo hayas disfrutado! Fue un gusto atenderte!
March 2016

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Denver, Colorado, United StatesJoined in May 2013
Alejandra User Profile
127 Reviews
I am the mother of two children, I work for a non profit organization and live part time in Costa Rica and part time in Denver. I am very outgoing, love the outdoors and enjoy music, reading and writing when I actually have the time to do it. I have a lot of experience in hotel…
Languages: English, Español, Svenska
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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