Curu National Wildlife Refuge, Nicoya

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Animal lovers and eco-tourists never want to leave Curu National Wildlife Refuge, which runs a sustainable development program to preserve the area's natural habitat. The reserve brims with wildlife, so while exploring the tropical jungle, look out for big cats, monkeys, turtles, raccoons, and some of 232 species of birds. You can choose from a leisurely hike through the jungle, kayaking or snorkeling in the Bay of Curu, or taking a boat trip over to Tortuga Island. If you want to stay overnight, the reserve offers beachfront eco-cabins. Use our Nicoya vacation route planner to arrange your visit to Curu National Wildlife Refuge and other attractions in Nicoya.
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  • Very beautiful experience. Excellent explanations and friendliness of the Guide Andry. The only penalty not have able to experience on the shore by bad weather de.la sea and having to live it on the high seas which is not so much fun. But still so eager to go back and enjoy beach cheese.
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  • Definitely recommend. Bioluminescence tour is amazing!! Unique accommodation surrounded by wildlife. Snorkelling at isla tortugas is a great day trip too!  more »
  • We did a very nice walking tour. Very pretty and lots of wildlife. We also did a Tortuga Island boat tour, that is a must.  more »

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