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Isla de Cabuya

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Address: Cabuya, Montezuma, Costa Rica
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worth a visit if you are in the area

if you like fishing or snorkeling, that's a neat place to visit while in Cabuya/Montezuma. Got to find the tide schedule online and go when it's low tide

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2016
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toronto
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toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

if you like fishing or snorkeling, that's a neat place to visit while in Cabuya/Montezuma. Got to find the tide schedule online and go when it's low tide

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Montreal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Find out when low tide is. Consult the local magazine called Zoom issued every quarter. Within walking distance from Cabuya or a 25 minute local bus ride from Montezuma (approx cost for a one-way bus ticket is 800 Colones) Nice sunsets. Two of the Palm trees at the entrance are gone. :(

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I loved walking to the cemetery to enjoy the sunset. And no, it is not creepy! After, you can always go get a batido!

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Thank Rapunzel22
Tuscany, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

You can go there on foot with low tide or by kayak with high tide. It a beautiful place where looking for shell and paguros!!

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divide
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Be prepared to walk! It is a decent walk out to the Island but worth it. It was a little hard to find where to park, we had to stop and ask someone, so knowing some spanish is helpful. We toured the Island ourselves, but we only made it to the cemetery and to the tide pools on the west... More 

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Thank iansmom22
Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

We were staying in Montezuma and rented an ATV for 2 days. We ended up stumbling upon this island when we pulled over to look at the beach. It was pretty awesome at around 11 am, with the low tide. You can walk across the rock out to a cemetery island. Later that evening around 5 or 6 we stopped... More 

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Thank BrookeS610
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We decided to pack a cooler to spend the day here! We walked out at low tide and "floated" back much after low tide and had a great day!

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Thank Tia M
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Isla de Cabuya is well worth visiting. We were told the local burial site was on an island however as the tide was out we were able to easily access the Cemetary by walking across the rocky sea bottom. Along the way we stopped to search the many tidal pools and were happy to see hermit crabs, small fish, and... More 

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Whitefish, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

awesome place very peaceful.....good place to snorkel and fish ..really just enjoyed hiking around the island and exploring all the landscape

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

A short walk at low tide, to get to a beautiful little paradise Island. Bring water shoes. Peaceful with no one there appart from one or two fisherman every now and then.

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