About Drake Bay Backpackers
Based at the Corcovado Foundation’s beautiful and well-equipped volunteer camp, Drake Bay Backpackers is a rustic paradise located in a peaceful Costa Rican village, with unique access to deserted beaches, wetlands and pristine rainforest wilderness. Whether you are on a tight schedule looking to cram in some tours, or you are looking for a comfortable and affordable retreat in which to kick back and relax for a while, Drake Bay Backpackers is ideally suited.
Drake Bay Backpackers is a rustic paradise located in a peaceful Costa Rican village, with unique access to deserted beaches, wetlands and pristine rainforest wilderness. Whether you are on a tight schedule looking to cram in some tours, or you are looking for a comfortable and affordable retreat i
|Check-in||from 9:00 to 0:00|
|Room lockout||No lockout|
Our 12-bed dorm features 6 semi-private twin (bunk) rooms, each equipped with mosquito nets, shelving, under-bed storage, clothes lines and lamps. The dorm also features lockers (padlocks not provided) and ceiling fans. See prices below.
We offer two private rooms, one single and one twin (bunk). Both are equipped with shelving, lockers (padlocks not provided) and large fans. Private rooms are shared-bathroom only.
We offer all-inclusive accommodation in local hous
Location and surroundings
A small village situated 6km North East of Agujitas, El Progreso is home to Drake Bay Backpackers and the Corcovado Foundation, and is the center of community-based tourism in the region. The village contains three grocery stores (pulperías), two small restaurants (sodas), a school, two churches, a bar, a community center and soccer field, and Drake Bay Airport. It is also home to the largest of the beaches in Drake Bay, playa Drake, a large river system home to species of birds
Services and facilities
For hostel guests:
We offer a menu for breakfast and a family-style set evening meal. Vegetarian and vegan options are available and meals are prepared from locally-sourced ingredients. Guests are required to give prior notice if they wish to dine with us in the evening. The kitchen is also available for use for self-catering guests. A lunch menu is not offered.
For homestay guests:
Three meals per day are provided. Vegetarian and vegan options are available
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Important to know
|Animals policy||Animals NOT accepted|
|Children policy||Children NOT accepted|
|Private rooms age restriction||No restrictions|
|Dorms age restriction||No restrictions|
|Wheelchair access||No wheelchair access|
Terms and conditions
|Cancellation policy||Free cancellation at least 24 hours before arrival date, first night of stay fee for late cancellation or no show|
|Accepted Payments||The property accepts the following credit card brands for balance payments: Visa, Mastercard, Visa Electron, American Express, JCB, Aura, Diners, Debit Cards|