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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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“national park” (123 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (40 reviews)
“howler monkeys” (97 reviews)
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At the Far End of Main Street, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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7045017898
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"national park"
in 123 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 40 reviews
"howler monkeys"
in 97 reviews
"clams"
in 91 reviews
"easy walk"
in 26 reviews
"costa rica"
in 89 reviews
"flip flops"
in 16 reviews
"kelly creek"
in 14 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 50 reviews
"take your time"
in 12 reviews
"white faced monkeys"
in 28 reviews
"amazing wildlife"
in 12 reviews
"nice walk"
in 20 reviews
"ranger station"
in 10 reviews
"picnic tables"
in 17 reviews
"local guide"
in 25 reviews
"the main road"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Albeit in some dodgy weather! I was lucky enough to see a sloth right at the entrance. I then walked for 3+ hours after & had to get the bus back to Cahiita as I wouldn’t have had time to make it back before the...More

Thank Hufflepuff33
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited this area last week. We packed lunch and hiked out along a path to a beautiful spot on a quiet beach. Saw lots of wildlife. Found a shady spot on the beach to eat and play in the clear blue water.

Thank Sailawa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked from one end to the other. It is a really neat park. We saw 2 kinds of monkeys (keep you stuff close as the ones with the white faces are really aggressive.), crabs, butterflies, leafcutter ants, spiders, frogs, orchids. We missed the snakes...More

Thank ShennonB
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here the entry is for “free” they only ask for a donation for keeping the area clean. I find it on one hand good but on the other one there’s the kind of people who only give the minimum and don’t value their work... It’s...More

Thank traveltiris
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great stroll through the edge of the rainforest It was a very easy walk for both the 8 year old and the 82 year old If you enter through the town instead of other entrance, the fee is only a $5 suggested entrance fee We...More

Thank bkoko1046
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw lots of animals and spent the day swimming and hiking. Very easy and tranquil. Take lunch in your backpack. It’s easy to spend a whole day here.

Thank 1972TravelGirl
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular scenery, abundant wildlife. We saw squirrels, spiders, racoons, howler monkeys, capuchin monkeys, basilisk lizards, iguanas, geckos, sloths, hawks, cultures to name a few. The 8km hike is on a clearly marked trail which we did with a 9 year old. The beaches along the...More

Thank DonnaLouis
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk past the river to find a beautiful, calm water beach for swimming. See monkeys, sloths and giant iguanas along the way. leaves are huge! Snorkel on the reef with a guide!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most boring place I visited during a two months stay in country. More a comfortable beach promenade for elderly persons or families with small children than a rain forest experience. To much people, to much noise, to touristy. At the entrance an extremely bored,...More

Thank Jürg S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw so much wildlife at this national park, iguanas, monkeys, sloths etc It was quite busy initially but very few people seemed to do the whole walk with catching the bus back. It does take around 3/4 hours if you stop for a bit...More

Thank jadieb3
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flashmayo
14 April 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
25 March 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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annamoser
12 January 2018|
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Response from Dante S | Reviewed this property |
From 8 am to 4 pm. Furthermore, there is a gate half way, which close at 2 pm. If you pass it after that time, you can’t go back and you have to finish all the tour till the end.
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