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Best of Santa Cruz Guide

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Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz sizzles with culture and energy. The historic city is considered an epicenter of Costa Rican folklore, and is a magnet for those interested in experiencing traditional food, music, dance and festivals. The month of July is especially busy with local festivals, and Santa Cruz’s notorious annual rodeo takes place in January.

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Ostional National Wildlife Refuge
Ostional National Wildlife Refuge
This refuge protects the nesting grounds of the Pacific Olive Ridley sea turtle.
Attraction type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Parque  Bernabela Ramos
Parque Bernabela Ramos
Attraction type: Parks

Additional nearby recommended attractions:

Los Piratas de Flamingo
Los Piratas de Flamingo(Playa Flamingo)
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All places to eat » Places to eat

YOGER'S
YOGER'S
Ranked #2 of 15 restaurants in Santa Cruz
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Tamarine Restaurant
Tamarine Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 15 restaurants in Santa Cruz
Cuisines: Asian
Bar La Carreta
Bar La Carreta
Ranked #5 of 15 restaurants in Santa Cruz
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Ristorante Peperoncino
Ranked #6 of 15 restaurants in Santa Cruz
Price: $15 - $30
Mar y Sol Restaurante
Mar y Sol Restaurante
Ranked #8 of 15 restaurants in Santa Cruz
Cuisines: International

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Apartotel Flor de la Ginesta
Apartotel Flor de la Ginesta
$76 - $253
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Hotel Playa Negra
3.5 of 5
Hotel Playa Negra
$67 - $112
Ranked #2 of 9 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Hotel Iguanazul
3.0 of 5
Hotel Iguanazul
$54 - $67
Ranked #3 of 9 hotels in Santa Cruz
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica
4.5 of 5 JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica
$223 - $971
Ranked #1 of 9 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Santuary Resort and Spa
Santuary Resort and Spa
$181 - $254
Ranked #1 of 5 Santa Cruz B&B and Inns
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La Posada
La Posada
$167 - $223
Ranked #8 of 9 hotels in Santa Cruz

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.