Cabo Blanco Absolute Natural Reserve, Nicoya

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  • First nature reserve in the country, with more than 50 years of forest regeneration allows us to enjoy nature at first hand. A very well maintained Park, extensive information in the wheelhouse of the Ranger. During the rainy season it is very advisable to wear hiking boots or shoes with sole.-nonslip and poles. The longest trail (5 kms.) is always in the shade of the trees but just gets very hot for what you should not miss the hydration. Arriving at the beach we find showers, tables and a hammock. The place is a natural paradise. We could not enter the sea because the tide was high and there are many rocks but we do know that you can at low tide. The walk is medium-high level by some rises or preferred slippery but super terrain. We could see venandos, raccoons, white-faced, Howler, monarch butterflies, beautiful birds, squirrels... I recommend arriving early for the journey (it takes 2 hours to get to the beach) and enjoy the beach a good time.
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  • Unfortunately we made this reservation in the rain which made things harder and less enjoyable. Nevertheless we went down the road to the famous beach. On the way, we had the chance to meet coati, monkeys, squirrel, frog, butterflies and birds which made the ride more beautiful. We walked at a good pace (1 h 15 for the 5km to the beach) we can be not allowed to see all the animals around us. Finally the final beach is wild (despite a lot of waste next...) which makes it beautiful. Because of the rain and the mud we did not have the motivation to bathe (in the middle of the pelicans)... you can plan a picnic on the spot there are even tables for eating. I think that the beach is worth the 5km walk however we do not regret this long walk.
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  • We were a bit disappointed with this park as unfortunately we saw very little animals. The trail is quite hard as it is up a steep hill and then down again. The beach is alright but it is a rock beach...  more »
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