River Savegre Basin
Adventure and woodstoves!
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Location: Cerro Nara, Londres de Quepos in San Isidro de Dota

Description: Immersed in the mountains of the River Savegre Basin lies Ranchos Tinamú, a member Project of the COOPESAVEGRE R.L. Network. Here you can experience peace and quiet and the authenticity of the real Costa Rican culture. Ranchos Tinamú is a mountain lodge situated in the community of San Isidro de Dota, a village which represents the rural areas of Costa Rica, located close to the Cerro Nara Protective Zone and surrounded by evergreen exuberant forests.

Here you can participate and get to know the secrets of Costa Rican country life through the Parra Family, who will teach you about the daily tasks of life in the country. Also, you will be able to reconnect in an ambience of peace and relaxation, and explore the surroundings, which possess an impressive richness of rivers and waterfalls, as well as some magnificent views of Cerro de la Muerte and the coastal area of Quepos with clear weather.

How to get there:

  • From Puerto Quepos, it’s 34 km until San Isidro de Dota; taking you about 2 hours and 30 minutes in a four-wheel drive
  • From Londres de Quepos until San Isidro de Dota, by horse, you’ll take approximately 4 hours (the total distance to cover is 14 Km).
  • You can also reach Ranchos Tinamú taking the “El Sukia” Route, going from Santa María de Dota to San Isidro. This route has a total distance of 40 km which generally is covered in three days, the first part of the Route is by four-wheel drive, then walking on dirt roads and trails going uphill and downhill with a total effective walking time of 14 hours.


  • Lodging for 22 persons.
  • Meals
  • Short hikes on the trails
  • Bird Watching
  • Camping areas
  • Hiking through the River Savegre Basin
  • Daily activities of the farm such as milking cows, observation of the production in the vegetable garden and seedlings of tree species, etc.
  • Tour to the natural pool of La Olla

Nearby Attractions

  •  Los Quetzales National Park
  • Tapanti National Park – Macizo de la muerte
  • River Savegre Basin, zone of los Santos
  • Manuel Antonio National Park

Para mayor información puedes escribirnos al correo producto@turismoruralcr.com o llamarnos al 2290-8646