WHAT THE GUIDEBOOKS SAY
Lonely Planet Costa Rica
"This is a private biological reserve and experimental fruit farm near the Panama border, with about 100 hectares of virgin rainforest. Owner, Peter Aspinall, has an orchard with over 100 varieties of tropical fruits from all over the world, and guests are able to sample dozens of exotic fruits and fruit drinks during their stay there. There are trails in the forest which contain waterfalls and rivers suitable for swimming as well as a coast-line with tide pools and beaches."
COSTA RICA EXPEDITIONS DESCRIPTION
Located on the Osa Peninsula near the Panama border, 14 units include deluxe, rustic cabins of various sizes with screened walls, verandas and showers, some outdoors. An old farmhouse serves as lounge and dining room with family-style meals that are fresh, tasty and filling. There are 400 private acres to explore, with fruit orchards, jungle trails, waterfalls and sandy beaches. There is a new swimming pool and the birding is exceptional. Hot climate.
FROM THE HOTEL'S WEB SITE
Tiskita Lodge is a collection of 16 individual cabins and private rooms set amid rich forests and fruiting trees.
In total, Tiskita comprises a 550 acre private biological reserve, of primary, secondary and reforested areas, as well as 37 acres of tropical fruit orchards and farm, featuring over 100 exotic fruits, including carambola, mango, mangosteen, guanabana, durian, pineapple, papaya, breadfruit, guava, vanilla, zapote, and more.
The newest addition to Tiskita Jungle Lodge is a refreshing pool set on a high hillside. Take a cool dip, while you watch the waves crash below and the birds and monkeys frolic around you.
While you're at Tiskita a daily range of activities and guided hikes are available free of charge.