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Cahuita National Park

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At the Far End of Main Street, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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This coastal park contains white sandy beaches and coral reefs.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (40 reviews)
“howler monkeys” (99 reviews)
“easy walk” (27 reviews)
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At the Far End of Main Street, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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7045017898
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"beautiful beach"
in 40 reviews
"howler monkeys"
in 99 reviews
"easy walk"
in 27 reviews
"clams"
in 93 reviews
"costa rica"
in 90 reviews
"kelly creek"
in 15 reviews
"flip flops"
in 16 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 50 reviews
"nice walk"
in 21 reviews
"take your time"
in 12 reviews
"white faced monkeys"
in 28 reviews
"ranger station"
in 11 reviews
"amazing wildlife"
in 12 reviews
"picnic tables"
in 17 reviews
"local guide"
in 25 reviews
"the main road"
in 15 reviews
"eyelash viper"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great hike! Make sure to look for the eyelash vipers in the rafters at the shower area. Plenty of shade and an abundance of animals. Beautiful beaches.

Thank Rennie F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see place if you're spending time on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast! Here you'll see all the tropical wildlife: Sloths, Basilisk lizards, red land crabs, blue Morfo butterflies, other beautiful butterflies, Howler monkeys, white faced monkeys, tree raccoons, hawks, leaf cutting ants, Yellow eyelash...More

1  Thank snorkgal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park consists of only one trail which runs along the peninsula’s beaches. The area and its beaches are absolutely gorgeous. You will easily see monkeys, raccoons and iguanas. Careful with the monkeys though because they will try to steal your stuff!

Thank David S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great guide Timothy Reid from Jahriels eco tours in Cahuita he was so informative and personable and extremely knowledgeable. We saw Howler and Capuchin monkeys, caymans, turtles, snakes sloths and even a raccoon. a must place to go and then the beach...More

Thank Nola18
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must see place if in the area. You can do it yourself, but I suggest having a guide as they can see more things than you with non trained eye for wilderness can spot. We saw the yellow venomous snake, lots of...More

1  Thank MaraN99
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i recommand this park, nice visit, nice birds watching, nice beach, the nature is beautifull, the park is quiet, very easy to drive inside and go to the beach

Thank Olivier P
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

This was our first stop once we finally made it into Limon after our long drive from San Jose. We didn’t see anything sloths or other cool animals but the vibe was chill. Remember I’m here in the off season so it’s not crystal blue...More

Thank KATorNAHID
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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

We went to the beach and wondered back through the park. In three hours we spotted capuchin monkeys, howler monkeys, raccoon family, toucans and sloths! It’s a great park for all the family. There are so rips and currents so if the family are not...More

Thank Melanie D
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Reviewed May 6, 2018

Our family went there twice and LOVED it. We saw Capuchins, sloths, 3 eyelash vipers, a boa, bats and more! Unfortunately, we saw people (including a guide) feeding the moneys. So bad for the animals. I think the park tries to put rangers around to...More

Thank Randy N
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I travelled 16 km (each way) on cruiser bikes from Puerto Vieja de Talamanca to Cahuita National Park. We bypassed the Puerto Vargas ranger station, the official entrance. Instead we entered through the Kelly Creek southern entrance (next to town) to avoid...More

1  Thank brendabeachbum
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AnkaBCN
May 6, 2018|
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Response from Adam B | Reviewed this property |
100% recommed a guide - you will see a lot more wildlife that way. I was put off initially but changed my mind - paid off in minutes when shown a venemous snake about 20cm long that we would never have spotted. Our guide... More
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flashmayo
April 14, 2018|
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Response from frederl1071 | Reviewed this property |
I think Cahuita would get you in closer proximity to the rain forest and snorkeling. Use the Cahuita entrance to to park to see the most animals (and go early to get ahead of the cruise ship tours). The park opens at 8:00 am. More
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Thomas K
March 25, 2018|
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Response from Claude L | Reviewed this property |
Take a guide at the entrance if you want to see animals. Snorkeling wasn’t possible for us. The sea wasn’t flat 😉
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