Location and Driving Directions
Lookout Inn is located in Carate on the Peninsula de Osa. From Carate you can take a 45 minute walk to an entrance to Corcovado National Park. Driving From San Jose To Lookout Inn There are two main roads, the first being the Costanera (coast road), and the second is Ruta 2 (Route 2) which winds it's way through the central valley and passes through the mountains that surround it. Both roads meet up in Palmar Norte at Route 2 and from there go south to Chacarita where there is a gas station. Turn right and follow the road until you come to Puerto Jimenez. The ride from San Jose to Puerto Jimenez takes about 8 hours. Once in Puerto Jimenez you can get to Lookout Inn by continuing south to the gas station and turning right. Follow the road for 1 hour and 45 minutes and you will come to a stretch of road with the ocean on your left fronted by beautiful almond trees and the jungle on the right. There you will find local signs advising you to the whereabouts of the Inn.