10 days in Nicoya Itinerary

10 days in Nicoya Itinerary

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Nicoya ©
Nicoya, a city on the Nicoya Peninsula of the Guanacaste province, Costa Rica, is one of the country's most important tourist zones; it serves as a transport hub to Guanacaste's beaches and national parks. Relax by the water at San Juanillo Beach and Playa Avellana. Step off the beaten path and head to Nosara Refuge for Wildlife and Jungle Butterfly Farm. Get out of town with these interesting Nicoya side-trips: Playa Conchal (in Playa Conchal), Costa Rica Sailing Center (in Playa Potrero) and Pura Aventura (in El Guapote). Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Barra Honda National Park. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Ara Project, stroll through Puerto Carrillo, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and head outdoors with Los Piratas de Flamingo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Nicoya road trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport, Juan Santamaria International Airport and Tobias Bolanos International Airport. In February, daytime highs in Nicoya are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

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Nosara, Liberia, Playa Flamingo, Tamarindo, The Ara Project
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Playa Conchal ©
Playa Conchal
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SIBU Wildlife Sanctuary
The Ara Project ©
The Ara Project
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