It is an experimental farm dedicated to the cultivation of fruit located in Punta Banco, some 80 km to the south of Golfito, 6 km to the south of Pavones and 10 km on the border with Panamá. It has an extension of 160 hectares, with 100 hectares being primary rainforest. It also has a coastal line with natural swimming pools that fill up when the tide is in, and beaches that are perfect for swimming. It is managed by Peter Aspinall, who has a tropical orchard with fruits from all over the world. In the rainforest there are several footpaths, waterfalls and natural swimming pools.
Where to eat and sleep
Tiskita Jungle Lodge Ph (506) 2296-8125, fax (506) 2296-8133. E-mal: firstname.lastname@example.org www.tiskita-lodge.co.cr. Single/ double/ triple 145/ 120/ 105 US$, children extra person 60 US$. There are 16 rooms with private bathrooms with hot water and two with ocean views. There is a small library, swimming pool, and a restaurant where home made meals are served. The rates include accommodation, meals, and excursions with a nature guide.
How to arrive and leave
You can get to the hotel by 4×4 or take a flight to the nearby private landing strip, which is 5 minutes walk from the hotel.