Curu National Wildlife Refuge, Nicoya

(3.5/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
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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  • We would have loved to camp in Costa Rica, but it wasn't possible. Staying in one of the rustic cabins in Curu was the next best thing. Maybe even better. We loved being lulled to sleep by waves on th...  more »
  • This is a beautiful small park, with some great walks. I stayed in the cabins on site. The cabins are quite simple but peaceful and just steps from the beach. I enjoyed sitting on the beach to see the...  more »
  • Nice place. Beautiful beach. We see a few animals. Price $ 12 per person. Expensive for a stroll in the forest. A little disappointed. Not seen any monkeys in the enclosure that seems abandoned.
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