The Village of Ojochal lies on the south central Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Ojochal is approximately thirty minutes south of Dominical and thirty minutes north of Palmar Norte. This warm and welcoming village consists of a variety of hotels, restaurants, bars and various activities.
The cultural diversity is as varied as the country itself. Ojochal is centrally located to several beautiful beaches and surrounded by magnificent mountains. The village itself captures the natural beauty and mystery of Costa Rica.
Several tour guides offer horseback riding tours, hiking through the rainforest to nearby waterfalls, kayaking, mangrove tours, sportsfishing, snorkeling, diving and a tour by boat to Drake Bay can all be arranged.
If this is a sand and tan day, there are numerous beaches along the coast. In Ojochal there is Playa Ventanas and Playa Tortuga both popular surfing destinations.
There is a very nice and diverse range of restaurants in Ojochal, everything from a bakery, a pizza place, several hotel restaurants, some good Tico restaurants, and a French restaurant and about 5 km north towards Uvita there are several fresh fish stands on the west side of the highway selling ceviche, red snapper, shrimp and the catch of the day.
You don't have to be an active bird watcher to enjoy the spectacular show every morning, by 7 AM you will want to get out of bed to see what all the fuss is about. There are toucans, canaries, tanagers, all of them easily seen and heard every morning and again right before sunset right from your villa, condo rental or vacation rental balcony. White faced monkeys are often seen in the immediate area and howler monkeys are heard just before sunrise, usually around 5:30 AM.
Ojochal’s diverse accommodation options enable visitors to experience the area any way they wish. No matter what type of accommodations you seek, Ojochal will meet your requirements, offering vacation rentals, condo rentals, villa rentals, boutique lodgings, and more specialized accommodations such as full service beachfront villas for larger families requiring maids and childcare assistance.
Owner Direct Vacation Rentals can help personalize and identify the exact accommodation requirements that you and your family or friends will need, allowing for a selection of specific amenities and group size per room, and then identifying the most appropriate villa rentals, condo rentals or apartment rentals for your vacation rental needs.
You can expect a clean and well maintained property upon your arrival in Ojochal whether it be a five star villa or condo rental on the beach.