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Costa Rica Nature Reserves

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Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve , Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
4.5
Nature / Park
Experience a truly memorable natural environment at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve. The lush, protected, and diverse 5,000 ha (12
Tours from $14
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Jaguar Rescue Center , Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
4.7
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Providing animal encounters with a focus on conservation, Jaguar Rescue Center works primarily with mistreated, orphaned, injured, and confis
Tours from $125
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Nature & Wildlife Tours , Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
4.8
Nature / Wildlife Tour
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La Fortuna Waterfall , La Fortuna de San Carlos
4.5
Waterfall
A short drive from town, La Fortuna Waterfall offers an idyllic place for swimming, picnicking, and relaxing. Fed by the Arenal River, which
Tours from $189
5.0
Dolphin / Whale Watching
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La Fortuna de San Carlos BEST FOR: Hot Spring, Waterfall, River Rafting / Tubing Monteverde BEST FOR: Zipline, Nature / Park, Nightlife Manuel Antonio BEST FOR: Beach, Nightlife, Kayaking / Canoeing Puerto Viejo de Talamanca BEST FOR: Nature / Wildlife Tour, Beach, Gift & Specialty Shop Playa Flamingo BEST FOR: Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Dolphin / Whale Watching, Scuba / Snorkeling