Why choose Ojochal and our Villa Selva Paraiso as your home base for South Pacific region
Plenty of wild beaches around, where you can hardly see anybody else; Playa Ventanas, Playa Piñuelas, Playa Tortuga, Playa Ballena and Playa Arco are a short drive away;
National parks fit for day trips as well as overnight and multiday adventure;
Private and group jungle tours on ATV (4X4 All Terrain Vehicle) can be arranged from Uvita, 20 minuted drive north on a coastal highway;
Ultralight plane tours fly guests along the coastal line and above junge and are based in Uvita;
Marina Ballena National park is often visited by whales and dolphins and its great beach is perfect for long walks;
Corcovado National Park, located in Osa Peninsula, is a true gem of Central America, one of a few places with untouched raw nature and abundant wildlife, where most lucky visitors can see pumas and other rare creatures;
Snorkeling, scuba diving;
Deep sea and fresh water fishing;
Zip lining, Jungle tours www.osacanopytour.com.
Perla Del Sur tour operator, provide various tours to Corcovado National Park, Mangroves, Cano Island, Drake Bay, etc;
Reptilandia park with various snakes, turtles and Central America's only Komodo dragon;
Nauyaca Waterfalls is the ideal place for nature and adventure lovers, where tourists can walk, swim, climb, jump, take photographs and spend a marvelous day in the warm waters of Rio Barucito, enjoying one of the most beautiful places in Costa Rica’s South Pacific.
National Wildlife Reserve Hacienda Baru offers hiking in the rainforest, birdwatching, canopy and zip lining tours, restaurant and a souvenir shop
Dominical is considered a surf capital of Costa Rica and is only 30 km drive along the coastal highway;
Or just relax on the veranda, cool down in our illuminated pool, observe the wildlife and enjoy the scenery;
In-house entertainment: TV, DVD with movie library (you are welcome to bring and share your own movies), miniature sound system (supports ipod, USB stick) w/alarm clock, binocular 10X50 for watching local fauna;
The villa is in good cell phone reception spot with 3G network. You can always rent a cell phone or purchase a prepaid SIM card for your smartphone and use it as an internet modem for your laptop, if you miss civilization or need to stay in touch. We provide a WiFi 3G modem, you will need to purchase your own SIM card from local internet providers. In addition all the restaurants in the area have WiFi hotspots. SIM cards with local numbers are now available for purchase in San Jose airport, in luggage claim area, and many locations throught the country. Price is very affordable.
Local restaurants with international cuisine - Adelante, Bavaria, Mammas y Pappas, Exotica, Citrus, Ylang Ylang, Madras are just a few. Your only problem will be deciding which cuisine you want to try tonight;
If you feel like doing some cooking yourself and love seafood - be sure to drop by a fisherman's house for fresh from the ocean fish, whole or fillet, and shrimps, or a local butcher shop for a cut of fresh organic meat, grown in the mountains. Our villa's kitchen has all a chef needs for preparing a full course meal;
check out www.ojochal.com for local attractions and more info about the region
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