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The Town:

Dos Brazos De Rio Tigre

When you hear the saying "tropical paradise", those who have visited the town of Dos Brazos de Rio Tigre and the surrounding areas know exactly what it stands for.  Located only 8 miles/12 kilometers from the "big" town of Puerto Jimenez, it's remote without being unmanageable.


Situated on the Rio Tigre River in the scenic Osa Peninsula, Dos Brazos de Rio Tigre is a picturesque community quietly teeming with natural biodiversity and a timeless culture passed down through generations.  Once a bustling gold mining town, there is now a strong push for Dos Brazos to become to next hot eco-tourism location.  Since the opening of the "Sendero Rio Tigre" trail to Corcovado National Park, tourism has been higher than ever.


You’ll soon notice that here, like in many places in Costa Rica, life moves at a very relaxed pace. The peaceful people who inhabit this region are known to greet one another and visitors alike with ‘Pura Vida’, which literally translates into Pure Life. Indeed, Dos Brazos is a reflection of Costa Rica’s reputation as the world’s happiest country, and has a way of making anybody feel right at home.  


The town offers no shortage of relaxing pastimes and helps you experience life on what locals call ‘Tico Time’, a joking reference to the indigenous heritage and its lack of timekeeping — as you unwind and begin to delight in Pura Vida. 


Surrounded by one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world, Dos Brazos hosts pristine hiking trails, waterfall swimming and wildlife and botany tours that nature lovers will adore. Enjoy a horseback ride through a scenic jungle or go on a night trail wildlife tour guided by moonlight, where you’ll hear and see the vibrancy of a landscape brimming over with life.  Try your hand at gold panning, and experience the history of Dos Brazos.


Just a short way away from the biodiversity haven of Corcovado National Park which has been referred to by National Geographic as "the most biologically intense place on the planet", the world-class Costa Rican beaches of the Osa Peninsula, and an array of resorts and spas, Dos Brazos de Rio Tigre is a prime location for anyone looking to experience the comfort and benefits of Pura Vida in enchanting Costa Rica. 

For more information on Dos Brazos, visit their website here or check out their Facebook here.

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Community Center
Gold nugget
Papaya Flower
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