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Cabo Blanco Absolute Natural Reserve

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“long hike”(5 reviews)
“lots of water”(6 reviews)
“howler monkeys”(13 reviews)
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Southern Tip Of the Nicoya Peninsula, Nicoya 50201, Costa Rica
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All reviews long hike lots of water howler monkeys costa rica beautiful beach mal pais longer hike park closes rainy season two hours white face spoke no english wildlife including early arrival snails crossing streams per person
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hike is a bit intense. It's not that it is overly strenuous but it gets really hot and humid here. Definitely bring a lot of water, snacks, and sunscreen. There is potable water at the start of the hike and then again once you...More

Thank costaricavibe
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We were a bit disappointed with this park as unfortunately we saw very little animals. The trail is quite hard as it is up a steep hill and then down again. The beach is alright but it is a rock beach so not as nice...More

1  Thank Bastien T
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Just 10 km south of Montezuma you find this beautiful natural park. You can do a hiking trail to a pristine beach. The trail is about 10 km in total. The humidity is high so be prepared. Bring enough water and some food. You see...More

2  Thank NoeB1
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Enjoyed seeing white-faced monkeys, deer, guan, and coati. The hike out to the beach is 10 km (5 each way) with lots of elevation change and rough, poorly maintained trails. Dress to sweat and extraordinary amount. Took us an hour and a half each way,...More

Thank Dave L
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Cost Rica is a beautiful country and this park is an excellent representation of that beauty. The wildlife was as advertised and we saw everything from families of coati and howler monkeys to deer and small varieties of snakes. At the end of the of...More

1  Thank mmatthews12
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Ok...so first of all, I am pleased that we decided to visit this park during our vacation in Mal Pais. We had some pretty cool encounters with local wildlife during our hike and my husband and I love nature; so it was worth the $12...More

Thank Regina M
Reviewed April 7, 2018

We visited this reserve on Good Friday, 2018. We arrived around noon and the parking lot was full. I get the impression we had a fair number of local folks there that day as well as international tourists like ourselves. We parked farther out alongside...More

2  Thank Sandra W
Reviewed February 22, 2018

We visited today, 22 February. Walked the shorter Danish trail. A fairly easy walk taking about 1.5 hours. Lots of great scenery and interesting wildlife. We saw two types of monkeys, coatis, lots of birds including an unusual woodpecker. The cost of 12 US dollars...More

2  Thank Dave S
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

Our first national park in Costa Rica. Not too crowded and really relaxing trek. We saw different monkeys, lizards, birds and butterflies. The beach itself was stunning. The park ranger was also nice and helpful. 12$ per person to enter, opened from Wed-Sun, 8am-4pm.

1  Thank Markus W
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

The hike were good. During it i saw monkeys, birds, butterflys, "big hamster" and pizotes. The hike took around 5 hours forth and back and it were not easy so i do not recommend it for people with weak health. The beach were a wonderfull...More

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October 28, 2018|
Response from Tom G |
From Curu to Montezuma is rough but possible with 2wd. Montezuma to Cabuya is rougher but possible. Cabuya to the park entrance is impossible without 4wd and high clearance.
Melissa M
July 25, 2017|
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Response from PetervTNL | Reviewed this property |
Correct, this is very difficult to find and not an official road. Its a Government area where you officially not allowed to pass but there is a path along the coast but only for walking, not for ATV. You need to park in the... More