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Cahuita National Park

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Address: At the Far End of Main Street, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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This coastal park contains white sandy beaches and coral reefs.

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The Land Over!

This is a must see if in the area. First of all, so many animals are here! Secondly, the beaches and reefs are beautiful! If you are in need of a guide, look up Fred at the Land... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must see if in the area. First of all, so many animals are here! Secondly, the beaches and reefs are beautiful! If you are in need of a guide, look up Fred at the Land Over. He drives an old school Land Rover, and can spot animals like I've never seen. We just had an overall great... More 

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Rochefort en Terre, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Sloths, capuchins, howlers and the rest can be seen as you meander along the sandy pathway stopping at little beach areas shaded by overhanging leaves. Paddling across creeks as you go, the wildlife and huge colourful butterflies are stunning. Don't wear trainers... Flip-flops are ideal for slipping off while you wade across creeks and rinse off easily after the muddy... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Walked half the trail. Remember it's free if someone tries to sell you tickets! Hdcjhdhjbcdghjbkgv saw monkeys. Take a bathing suit, or picnic.

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Bracebridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I went to Cahuita National Park one morning at 8:00 a.m. Our resort suggested and booked a local guide, Tito from Casitos Tito in Cahuita. We were with another couple and the cost was $20.00 a person. We entered through the park through the town of Cahuita and entrance fee is by donation. This was our third... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a walk in the park! Seen a lot of Moneys and two Slouths in the short time we were there!

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Cahuita, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy hike and the most amazing beaches, views, and animals. I recommend getting a local guide who are usually station at the park entrance and are certified by the Costa Rican Ministry of Tourism. They will help you see as many animals as possible. If you're looking for a long walk do the full trip around to Puerto Vargas. At... More 

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sf bay area
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An easy walk that straddles the jungle and sea which all people strollers and wheelchairs can enjoy as sloths, monkeys, all sorts of birds and lizards are spotted. It is also an affordable activity as its payable by donation of the visitors discretion.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were pretty tired of national parks by the time we got here, but it was nice that entry was by donation. We saw monkeys and a sloth as soon as we entered the park. The best beach in the area is at the park. Lots of restaurants at the entrance of the park and it was very close to... More 

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Whitehorse, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Entry is by 'donation' . Don't feel you HAVE to. There were lots of butterflies along the long path, also monkeys and sloths. Nice beaches with lots of shade. We enjoyed our afternoon there, walking along the path and discovering many small animals.

Thank Terry S
Baierbrunn, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with a guide who could point out and identify the wildlife. We saw an eyelash viper, lots of sloths (both 2 toed and 3 toed), white faced monkey, and so many birds. The walk was easy and flat so my mother who has trouble with steps and hills went as well and really enjoyed it.

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