Matapalo is a small settlement situated on the southernmost edge of the Osa Peninsula’s, at the confines of the Gulf of Duice. Due to it being situated in a conservation area, development has strictly been kept to the few hotels around the area and not much else. In saying that, visitors, visiting, often enjoy its total seclusion and tranquillity, with long walks along its beach and adventures among its verdant forests. It’s also a very popular surfing spot too. Matapalo hotels feature a selection of mid-range options.