Costa Rica - Peninsula de Nicoya (PDF Chapter)
This is the Península de Nicoya chapter from Lonely Planet’s Costa Rica guidebook.
Whether you come for thrills or to chill, the Nicoya Peninsula delivers. By day, ramble down rugged roads, and navigate ridges with massive coastal views. By night, spy on nesting sea turtles or take a dip in the luxuriant Pacific.
- dive down deep to spy on sea turtles, manta rays and bull sharks at Playa del Coco
- catch morning swells and relish afternoon asanas in Nosara
- marvel at Mother Nature’s ways in Refugio Nacional de Fauna Silvestre Ostional during arribada, the mass arrival of nesting ridley turtles
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Northern Peninsula, Playa del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Playa Ocotal, Bahía Potrero, Playa Grande, Playa Tamarindo, Playas Avellanas & Negra, Playa Junquillal, Santa Cruz, Central Peninsula, Nicoya, Parque Nacional Barra Honda, Nosara & around, Refugio Nacional de Fauna Silvestre Ostional, Playa Sámara, Playa Carrillo, Islita & around, Playas San Miguel & Coyote, Southern Peninsula, Mal País & Santa Teresa, Reserva Natural Absoluta Cabo Blanco, Cabuya, Montezuma, Playas Pochote & Tambor, Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Curú, Paquera, Islands Near Bahía Gigante, Playa Naranjo.
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