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Parque Nacional Curu

#2 of 6 things to do in Paquera Features Animals
Tambor, Paquera, Costa Rica
+506 2641 0100
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Beautiful place with few vistors and nice beach

It is a beautiful nature reserve with wildlife and few people. Entrence fee is 10 USD and kids 5... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MochiMundo
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Puebla, Mexico
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Natural reserve is amazing. Cabins are wanting in maintenance

The reserve is full of wildlife, probably the place where you can spot different species of mammals... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Oreste G
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Tambor, Paquera, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is a beautiful nature reserve with wildlife and few people. Entrence fee is 10 USD and kids 5 USD. It is easy to spot monkeys and other animals. Just walk around the different trails - most of them are easy to moderate. The one...More

Thank MochiMundo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The reserve is full of wildlife, probably the place where you can spot different species of mammals in a short walk: cappuccino and howler monkeys, raccoons, deer, pacas, coatis... Also lots of birds and reptiles. Several trails are available and the beach is very nice...More

1  Thank Oreste G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a darn neat place. Not touristy or crowded when we were there. The tour facilities are somewhat basic,so, if you're into glitz, this may not be your place. Beach is large and clean. While we were at the "welcome" area and before we...More

1  Thank tdemilly
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Wonderful location on a scalloped shape beach with miles of well marked trails with plentiful wildlife. We saw two different monkey species and a great variety of birds including scarlet macaws. We've been here twice and will return again if we visit the Nicoya. It's...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Arrived at park opening with a local guide, arranged by Hotel Vistas las Islas. We saw a good variety of wildlife (lots of crazy monkeys, a huge variety of birds, iguanas- including ones that walk on water-, kopis, many deer, frogs, a few others). We...More

Thank Ann Michele S
Reviewed March 8, 2017

This is a park a bit outside the most common paths taken by tourists. You can often find the place to be empty or almost empty. Lot of nature and a quite long beach with calm sea to enjoy. Space enough to walk as well...More

Thank Kenth_Nasstrom
Reviewed February 16, 2017

If you like nature as we do you should not miss Curu. The hikes, the closeness to Tortuga island and the animal refugee makes this place a perfect day stay. Don't miss it.

Thank 873PeterK873
Reviewed February 4, 2017

Family members spent the day close to Capuchin and howler monkeys, and photographing the pelicans fishing. Kayaks available, good resources, good hiking trails. Interesting for all ages. Good value for the day.

Thank Jill S
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Spent the day at this park. Great hiking trails, saw howler monkeys, parrots, capuchin monkeys, crabs on the beach. Went out snorkeling and the best was the bioluminescent night tour with Juan to do evening snorkeling, a stay on a white sand beach to watch...More

Thank Janice R
Reviewed January 17, 2017

very nice beach, good hiking, a lot of monkeys, birds.The restaurant from the park provide very tasty food.

Thank Dumitrita R
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mipaco2015
We will be staying at Los Delfines. Can we drive to the park? How far is it? One site said you can't drive all of the way there on the road. What should we bring? Can we access the beach from there?
June 8, 2015|
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Response from bfarber | Reviewed this property |
You shouldn't have any trouble driving to Curu National Park from where you are staying. You're about a 15 minute drive from the park and you'll pass the entrance just driving down the main road. Bring cash or colones (but... More
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tximeleta_10
¿Se han planteado revisar los caminos para limpiarlos , adecentarlos y marcarlos? ¿ Se ha solucionado ya la retirada del alambre de espinos semienterrado en ese camino que lleva a playa Quesera? Es un peligro y nada recomendable ni para personas ni para caballos. Ellos también pueden lesionarse y la información sobre el camino es engañosa.
January 11, 2016|
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