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Cahuita National Park

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Address: At the Far End of Main Street, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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7045017898
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This coastal park contains white sandy beaches and coral reefs.

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Cahuita Boat, Snorkel and Hiking Tour
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Cahuita National Park Hike and Waterfall

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BREATHTAKING place! Must visit!

This was truly my favorite place I visited in Costa Rica. My boyfriend and I took a snorkeling/hiking tour with Willie's Tours CR and it was our favorite day in Costa Rica. We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They have a very nice boardwalk that puts you in the middle of a natural wetlands. No maps no markers to enhance the visit The beaches are lovely and primitive. Mapping and distance markers would have made it more enjoyable. Very primitive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was truly my favorite place I visited in Costa Rica. My boyfriend and I took a snorkeling/hiking tour with Willie's Tours CR and it was our favorite day in Costa Rica. We were in a boat which took us to Cahuita Point at the tip of the park, and started out hike from there. The view at Cahuita Point... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Despite having to make a donation each time we visited, the park was a great place to see sloths, monkeys, trails of leaf cutting ants, and even a raccoon! The waves were constant on the first couple of visits due to storms at sea, and it was difficult to find a dry place to leave our shoes and packs, however... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The walk through the park is incredible! The canopy overhead is home to sloths, capuchin monkeys, leaf-cutter ants, and many, many more species of wildlife. Playa Blanca is beautiful, sometimes the surf can be quite rough, but a bit of a walk farther down the beach takes you to a calmer section of water. The mangrove trees arc out almost... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You have to give a donation! Says the guard at the door... I think he is missing the point. I tell him, it's 3 pm and I am going back in few minutes. I just wanted to sit on the beach for few minutes. This makes him very upset 😡, so I give him a mill and keep my mouth... More 

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Lauchringen, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We can recommend this place. We saw a lot of animals there, even this place is a bit crowded because of the natives who spend their time at the beach near the path you will walking by. You don't have to pay for the entry. It is like "you can give whatever you want".

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Servigliano, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Park is small and very pretty running next to the beach with a natural trail. You may need to cross a stream and you can swim there. We saw SO many animals. It was incredible. Our guide was very informative and friendly. Loved it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The stroll is very relaxing and breath taking !!! U can defo see a lot of animals and birds on the way! I don't think u need a guide .. just enjoy.. anyway if there is something worth attention you will see people standing next to it 😉

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we didn't realize it, but there are two entrances. one is donation only the other has a small fee. We walked all along the beach and saw very little. but then we found a wooden boardwalk thru the jungle. It was there that we saw the most wildlife. wish we had found that first. it was very cool to walk... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went mainly for the beach. There are lots of for hire guides at the entrance. Just go through the to the gate and register. If you really want a guided tour first take a stroll yourself and check things out. Then you can engage a guide if you are really keen. The beach is great. Much better than Playa... More 

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