Junquillal Bay Wildlife Refuge, Cuajiniquil

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#56 of 67 in Parks in Province of Guanacaste
Junquillal Bay Wildlife Refuge, also called the Bahia Junquillal National Wildlife Refuge, is a 4.38 km2 (1.69 sq mi) wildlife refuge in Guanacaste Province of northwestern Costa Rica.

It is a part of the Guanacaste Conservation Area and the Area de Conservación Guanacaste World Heritage Site.

It protects areas of tropical dry forest and coastal mangroves.
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  • It costs $15 per person to enter this refuge and it is worth it. Nice parking area and camping available. Many iguanas running around. Beautiful beach, easy to walk on. There is a crocodile area...  more »
  • Wonderful place in which dry forest and beach come together in a fine way. it is a government regulated location in which you can camp with friends or family. There are no hotels, stores or...  more »
  • Preposterously beautiful beach teeming with wildlife - we saw capuchins, raccoons, coatis, iguanas etc, and apparently there are armadillos around as well. Basic, functional camping facilities and...  more »
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  • Its part of the National Park Santa Rosa. Has its on access. Its nice, but nothing spectacular. Great for campaing, if your into that. Good luck!
  • Great location for a day trip or overnight camping. Awesome beach moderate waves and plenty of room to enjoy the sand and water. There are many picnic spots complete with BBQs and tables as well as banos and showers and sinks for washing up after your meals. Two trails offering both hillside and beach environments with moderate to easy level of effort.
  • Beautiful beach, quiet and not a lot of people. The access is limited to 100 people per day. There are showers and place camp.
  • Isla Juanilla is in the bay of the park best place to snorkel in this area also whales from August to October
  • Clean and beautiful. Costa Rica definitely takes care of their environment

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