Costa Rica - Peninsula de Nicoya (PDF Chapter)
This is the Península de Nicoya chapter from Lonely Planet’s Costa Rica guide-book.
In between adventures, you’ll find no shortage of boutique bunks, tasty kitchens and indul-gent spas to shelter and nourish body and soul. Whether you come for the thrills or just to chill, the Nicoya peninsula delivers.
- 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 ar-ribada, the mass arrival of nesting ridley turtles
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Northern Peninsula, Playas 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 Area, Refugio Nacional de Fauna Silvestre Ostional, Playa Sámara, Playa Carrillo, Islita Area, Playas San Miguel & Coyote, Southern Peninsula, Mal País & Santa Teresa, Cabuya, Montezuma, Pla-yas Pochote & Tambor, Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Curú, Paquera, Islands Near Bahía Gigante, Playa Naranjo.
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