Cabo Blanco Absolute Natural Reserve, Nicoya

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  • August 2, 2017
    My husband and I headed out to the park early in the morning. We only took the short trail for lack of time. We enjoyed it immensely. We didn't think we would come across anything, but we were able to...  more »
  • July 26, 2017
    Very nice trail slightly under 10 km muddy at times two or three opportunities to see monkeys (we saw howlers and white faces capuchins). Beautiful beach at the end. Plan for a morning hike. Bring lun...  more »
  • July 23, 2017
    OK, they weren't chimpanzees, but we had amazing encounters with wildlife including a couple capuchins and a troupe of howlers. We spent a good 20 minutes with the howlers as they canoodled with their...  more »
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  • April 21, 2017
    Hike to the beach is 5km and was relatively flat but extraneous due to the hot and humid weather. Did not see a lot of wildlife on our way to the beach in the morning. The beach is ok but not better than other beaches around Montezuma. Left the beach around 2 pm and saw a lot more of wildlife activity including monkeys and rain deers. Recommend to leave the beach as late as possible (park closes at 4pm) to enjoy the wildlife.
  • April 14, 2017
    Beautiful beach, nice walk and not crowded! Great place to spot coaties!
  • March 10, 2017
    The hike was spectacular. ..done with two 7 year olds. Bring lots of water. Trees were unreal as forest untouched. We saw coaties, white faced monkies, howler monkies, bats and an ant eater. The end of the hike terminates at a wonderful gorgeous beach. You can shower there and refill water bottles.We saw sea turtles in the waters It was 35+C when we hiked it. Note: the beach has Manchineel trees; the most deadliest tree in the world. So do NOT touch them, their small green apples or sit under them. But like typical lack of safety in Costa Rica there are no warning signs marking these trees. Otherwise enjoy it is worth it.
  • January 16, 2017
    Nice forest but not any different to the area outside of the national park. 2 hour hiking trail is exhausting and not worth for the beach, which is rather disappointing. I wouldn't even go again for free but 12 dollar is definitely too much.
  • June 7, 2017
    Beautiful. Reasonable walk to the beach but worth it!

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