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Your morning in Nosara: Wake to the sounds of the jungle. Walk two minutes to Playa Guiones and do a few yoga poses at sunrise while surfers ride the waves. Wander north to Playa Pelada for a swim and spectacular views of the Pacific. Sound idyllic? Nosara, with its beaches free of developments, its tide pools, plus ziplining, wildlife rescue and more, is perfect for your extended holiday.

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Nosara Beach (Playa Guiones)
Nosara Beach (Playa Guiones)
Attraction type: Beaches
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SIBU Wildlife Sanctuary
SIBU Wildlife Sanctuary
Owner description: SIBU Sanctuary is located in Santa Marta - 3.3 miles from the north entrance to Playas de Nosara and 15 + minutes from Playa Guiones. We are a 50 acre jungle garden reserve... more Owner description: SIBU Sanctuary is located in Santa Marta - 3.3 miles from the north entrance to Playas de Nosara and 15 + minutes from Playa Guiones. We are a 50 acre jungle garden reserve, surrounded by thousands of acres of jungle and located between the Rio Nosara and Rio Montana. We are a care / rehabilitation and Step Down Release Center for the area's injured and orphaned wildlife, returning them back into the wild. Those who cannot be released, receive life term care. Please note that we are NOT a petting zoo. These animals are all slated to be returned back into the wild. No interaction is allowed. Our facilities include a non-primate / quarantine habitat, two 70ft.X75ft habitats, three stories tall encompassing trees, with movable walls to adapt to any enclosure requirement and a new 2 1/2 story tall, Step Out Habitat with movable walls.. . We offer Up Close and Personal Educational visits by ADVANCE RESERVATION only.We cater to adults who wish to know more about the plight of Costa Rica's arboreal wildlife with the effect of man's encroachment into their habitat. Children are welcome but must be supervised and at least 5 years old. Visit our web site to learn more about our Educational Visits, participate in our Adopt-A-Monkey Program, inquire about becoming a volunteer or find out how you can make a difference by making a 501(C)3 donation. Thank you all so very much! less
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Nosara Refuge for Wildlife
Nosara Refuge for Wildlife
Owner description: We RESCUE, REHABILITATE and RELEASE to the JUNGLE, Injured, Orphaned and Displaced Wildlife and provide long term care for those that cannot return. Saving Costa Rican Wildlife... more Owner description: We RESCUE, REHABILITATE and RELEASE to the JUNGLE, Injured, Orphaned and Displaced Wildlife and provide long term care for those that cannot return. Saving Costa Rican Wildlife since 1999. Brenda Bombard's Nosara Refuge for Wildlife & Costa Rica howler monkey rescue is 1 of only 4 Certified Wildlife Rescue facilities in Costa Rica. The Howler Monkey has become our specialty. Meet the animals at the Refuge and learn about our work to improve the environment for wildlife here in Nosara and throughout Costa Rica. Now a Non-Profit Foundation, "Fundacion Albergue de Animales de Nosara" The Refuge for Wildlife offers Educational Visits by advance reservation only. We hope you will join us for a visit. less
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
Terratour Nosara
Terratour Nosara
Owner description: Welcome to Terratour Nosara, where you can travel to and from Nosara to any destination in our comfortable and safe vans, while our drivers show you the beauties and curiosities... more Owner description: Welcome to Terratour Nosara, where you can travel to and from Nosara to any destination in our comfortable and safe vans, while our drivers show you the beauties and curiosities of the Pacific area in Costa Rica. All of our vans have the mandatory insurance required by Government Authorities, Instituto Costarricense de Turismo (ICT) and the National Insurance Institute (INS). All of our drivers are natives, so they can teach you many things about Costa Rican Pura Vida culture. In addition to transports all around Costa Rica, we can also help make your Costa Rican adventure an experience of a lifetime with some of our great packages and tours we offer! less
Attraction type: Taxis & Shuttles
Nosara Taxilicious
Nosara Taxilicious
Owner description: Want an escort to the most sought after destinations and excursions in Costa Rica? Our reliable and knowledgeable drivers are here to take you anywhere you want to go... more Owner description: Want an escort to the most sought after destinations and excursions in Costa Rica? Our reliable and knowledgeable drivers are here to take you anywhere you want to go... waterfalls, surfing, canopy tours, etc. Flat-rate airport transfers available daily - shared or private. less
Attraction type: Taxis & Shuttles

All places to eat » Places to eat

10Pies
10Pies
Ranked #1 of 82 Restaurants in Nosara
Price: $2 - $12
Cuisines: Latin, Pizza, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
La Luna
La Luna
Ranked #2 of 82 Restaurants in Nosara
Price: $8 - $30
Cuisines: Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Rosi's Soda Tica
Rosi's Soda Tica
Ranked #3 of 82 Restaurants in Nosara
Cuisines: Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Beach Dog Cafe
Beach Dog Cafe
Ranked #4 of 82 Restaurants in Nosara
Price: $6 - $16
Cuisines: Cafe, Seafood, Costa Rican, Bar
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Burgers and Beers
Burgers and Beers
Ranked #5 of 82 Restaurants in Nosara
Cuisines: American, Bar
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Villa Mango
Villa Mango
$77 - $99
Ranked #1 of 19 Nosara B&B and Inns
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4 You Hostal
5.0 of 5
4 You Hostal
$18 - $35
Ranked #3 of 25 Specialty Lodging in Nosara
Jungles Edge
3.0 of 5
Jungles Edge
$50 - $102
Ranked #6 of 22 Hotels in Nosara
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

The Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort
3.0 of 5
The Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort
$95 - $450
Ranked #4 of 22 Hotels in Nosara
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Green Sanctuary Hotel
2.5 of 5
Green Sanctuary Hotel
$82 - $134
Ranked #2 of 19 Nosara B&B and Inns
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KayaSol Surf Hotel
3.0 of 5
KayaSol Surf Hotel
$77 - $178
Ranked #7 of 22 Hotels in Nosara
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Boutique Hotel Lagarta Lodge
4.0 of 5
Boutique Hotel Lagarta Lodge
$207 - $371
Ranked #1 of 22 Hotels in Nosara
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Azul Ocean Club Hotel
4.0 of 5
Azul Ocean Club Hotel
$114 - $292
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Playa Azul
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Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection
4.5 of 5
Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection
$194 - $632
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Punta Islita
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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.