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Isla de Cabuya

Cabuya, Montezuma, Costa Rica
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Ranked #1 of 3 attractions in Cabuya
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Bromont, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

It's a cool island harboring a small fishing port, you can walk out to it on low tide and dive or swim arounf it. It also offers good fishing.

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Naples, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Easily accessible by foot at low tide, this Island is both historically interesting but beautiful.it is a lovely resting place for those who have gone before. If you plan to visit, take care that you do not disturb the environment or people.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I would recommend travels to the island. It is a cemetery island and very interesting to experience. I am not sure if those buried here are of the riches or if Cabuya buries all of their lost loved ones on the island. I will probably investigate that on my next trip. The girl from Cabuya Bakery and Cafe was very... More

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Orlando, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

While it might be a bit hard to find (we used the GPS to find a road to the beach, where we thought the sand bar was), and parking was tight (there's just a few spots to leave your vehicle), we really enjoyed the quiet walk during low tide over to the island. After visiting the cemetary, we walked around... More

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We often drove through Cabuya on our travels from Montezuma to Santa Teresa but we didn't stop and check it out until our trip this year. A tiny fishing village that remains uncommercialised. We had lunch at The Bakery on one occasion and another day we walked out to Isla de Cabuya at low tide. The island was pretty cool,... More

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This place near Montezuma was awful ! We went there two years ago with a group of friends and we still laugh about it and say what a nightmare! We stayed in a house that we rented that ended up being very dirty..It seemed like they hadn't even changed the sheets from the previous hosts. We were told by the... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Other tourists pay for an expensive day trip to Cabuya Island. From the Howler Monkey Hotel, you can take a kayak and paddle out there in just fifteen minutes.

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This was a fantastic bonus activity that I was shown by one of the friendly locals. The road to the island only appears at low tides. Otherwise you have to swim ( we did) and take lots of sunscreen (we didn't..ouch) The waters around the island are fantastic for snorkeling!

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We really enjoy this quirky little island. It takes about 10 minutes to walk out to during low tide and on a clear day, the snorkeling is pretty good. I saw many fish, a sea turtle, spotted sting rays and more! We also had a decent fishing day there, bringing back some very good red snapper. At the very tip... More

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Where spooky and sunny meet. The cemetery itself is small. Some grave markers are surprisingly arty. It's a unique trip and doesn't take long. You can probably take some good photos here.

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