Welcome to the official website of Boca Tapada, in the Maquenque Reserve, in northern Costa Rica. Find hotels, tours, transportation, guides and more information about this beautiful area.

Hotels and Tours in Boca Tapada

In Boca Tapada you will find an offer of tourist services that includes different hotels, as well as tours and tour operators to explore the area fully.

Maquenque Lodge
Maquenque Lodge

Maquenque Lodge offers bungalows and tree houses in a privileged region. Explore the jungle and wetlands.

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Pedacito de Cielo Hotel
Pedacito de Cielo

Don Marco de Pedacito de Cielo and his huge private jungle reserve await you on the banks of the San Carlos River!

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Boca Tapada Lodge
Boca Tapada Lodge

Stay at the charming Boca Tapada Lodge, on the banks of the impressive San Carlos River. It has beautiful rooms

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Iguanitas Lodge
Iguanitas Lodge

Iguanitas Lodge is an economical lodging option located in the center of the town of Boca Tapada.

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Laguna Lagarto Lodge
Laguna del Lagarto Lodge

Laguna del Lagarto is one of the first hotels in the region. It has a private reserve, lagoons and wetlands.

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Tapir Lodge
Tapir Lodge

Tapir Lodge is a cozy and rustic lodge located in Boca San Carlos, where the San Carlos and San Juan rivers meet.

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Reserva Maquenque
Reserva Maquenque

Reserva Maquenque is a private nature reserve that offers hiking, flora and fauna, camping options and tours.

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Mirador El Pizote
Mirador El Pizote

Mirador El Pizote offers photography and bird watching tours. The guides are experts in local fauna and flora.

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Rancho Alegre
Rancho Alegre

At Rancho Alegre, a small but beautiful farm, you will find a cultural and educational experience. Learn from about pepper !

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Boca Tapada - Maquenque

Know some of the reasons why you should visit Boca Tapada de San Carlos, inside the Refugio Mixto Maquenque, in the most northern region of Costa Rica.

Authentic

Boca Tapada is an authentic destination, where tourism has not distorted the typical rural spirit of Costa Rica.

Fauna

In the area live some species like the Tapir, the Jaguar, the Puma, the King Vulture, the Green Macaws, Boca

Wetlands

The Maquenque Refuge, of vital importance, conserves some of the most important wetlands in Costa Rica.

Birds

The diversity of bird species is incredible. With resident species and some migrating from Nicaragua.

Remote and quiet

The area is known to be a destination where mass tourism does not exist, and therefore is a natural paradise.

Combinations

After or before the view of Boca Tapada and Maquenque, it is possible to combine other destinations, such as La Fortuna.

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Highlights

In Refugio Maquenque and the area of Boca Tapada there are a great number of attractions, from its unique rural landscapes of forests and farms, wetlands and rivers, as well as its incredible fauna, with some species very typical of the area.

Zopilote Rey

King Vulture

The King Vulture, considered the Condor of Costa Rica, is the largest vulture species in Costa Rica. Its beauty is unique, with fascinating colors and an impressive size.

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Lapas Verdes

Green Macaws

The Green Macaw is one of the two species of Macaws in Costa Rica, along with the Red Macaw, which can also be seen in this privileged tropical nature zone.

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Aves Boca Tapada Maquenque

Birds of Boca Tapada

One of the main attractions of Boca Tapada and the Refugio Maquenque is the great amount of birds that can be seen, among them unique species as well as rare ones.

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Indio Maiz -  Rio San Juan

Indio Maiz and San Juan River Tour

Explore the amazing Rio San Juan River at the border with Nicaragua, the endless rainforests of Indio Maiz en Nicaragua.

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