Barra Honda National Park, Nicoya

(4.3/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
Adventurers will enjoy navigating the limestone caverns of Barra Honda National Park. You'll hike high into the hills to find this natural wonder, so don't forget sunscreen and bring along plenty water. Don your hard hat, harness, and flashlight, and descend the ladder into the depths of the chasm to observe the striking limestone formations and bats living within. Hike to the cave on your own, or opt to bring a guide who can explain the wildlife of the area. Access to the cave requires visitors be at least 12 years of age. Plan to visit Barra Honda National Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Nicoya attractions using our Nicoya holiday planner.
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  • A very nice easy walk in the forest, punctuated by the descent into the cave Tiercepolo, very impressive (compulsory guide), and a visit to the belvedere, which offers a magnificent view of the Gulf of Nicoya.
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  • ...Sonder car in Nicoya drives, passes eh the Barra Honda, and then it is worth a detour. I can't say anything to the Cave Tour (29 USD), I walked there only. Unfortunately, there is only one way of maximum 7km length and also the viewpoint is not spectacular, but all 3 points.
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  • This was the best cave experience Ive ever had! The hike to get to the caves alone was incredible! We saw lots of monkeys in the trees on the walk up to the caves. Once at the entrance we got all setu...  more »