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Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula

The Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica is home to some of the country's most stunning Beaches!

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Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula

The mini eco-system of the Nicoya Peninsula and the variety of flora and fauna together with the magnificent beaches make it one of the wonders of the world, and certainly one of the best destinations in Costa Rica. There is so much offered in this particular region. Activities abound there isn't any reason to bored here unless of course, you want to relax also a perfect thing to do here. Why not visit Isla Tortuga, and explore the enchanting island or visit one of the many beautiful beaches Santa Teresa, Malpais, or Montezuma. While in Montezuma take a plunge into the pools of Montezuma Falls.


Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula

The Nicoya Peninsula

Separated from the mainland by the Tempisque estuary and the Gulf of Nicoya. This region is called home to many of the immaculate and spectacular Beaches of Costa Rica; Santa Teresa, Malpais and Montezuma are enchanting locations. Here essential beauty and tranquil bliss will always remain together with so much beach fun, swimming, surfing, snorkeling and much more. This region seems to have its own culture and ways; there is a distinctive feel to it as one travel through the exotic little rural towns, their cowboys with their herds. Yet Nicoya also has some of the finest Beach Hotels of Costa Rica.

What To See And Do

Nicoya is blessed with turtle nesting beaches, outstanding surfing, and sportfishing. Also, swimming and snorkeling, sailing, mountain biking, hiking, with waterfalls, canopy tours and more. The charm of the Peninsula of Nicoya never fails to bewitch its visitors. According to some research, in Nicoya people live to be a hundred or more! Nobody is quite sure whether this is due to the local diet or because they are simply so happy!

Where To Stay Nicoya Nosara Rocks

There is an awesome choice of Hotels in the Peninsula de Nicoya in Costa Rica. Whether looking for an all-inclusive resort that offers a wide array of activities and tours. Or a small distinctive boutique hotel. Whether you are a young single surfer, on honeymoon, getting married or a large group of friends or family, you will find the memorable holiday of your dreams. Beach Hotels of Costa Rica of Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula like the Hotel Flor Blanca, the Pranamar Villas Santa Teresa or the Ylang Ylang Resort offer a magical blend of natural beauty, spa, peace and serenity in the most wonderful setting one could wish for, together with top notch customer service and blissful luxury. Better than this, there is not!

A Little Piece Of Paradise On Earth

The Nicoya Peninsula enjoys a warm climate throughout most of the year. It is an ideal destination for a relaxing holiday and to enjoy the best Costa Rica Beaches in their entire splendor! It is also home to some magnificent National Parks and Refuge protecting some of the world’s most exotic species. Getting to Nicoya by itself is an adventure; once you get to Puntarenas, you’ll need to take a ferry to Tambor. Actually not an unpleasant crossing. The alternative method is to fly to the Daniel Oduber International Airport in Liberia, from where you can catch a domestic flight to Tambor or Samara. People in Nicoya are happy and friendly and you will find it to be a very hard place to leave!

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