Cahuita National Park, Cahuita

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Witness a more than 35 species of coral and 100 species of fish in a natural environment at Cahuita National Park. This protected region of land and sea is made up of dense forests and rich coral reefs. Hike along the free trails amidst a wealth of tropical plants and animals, including eyelash vipers, capuchin monkeys, and many types of birds. The park also offers unspoiled beaches, where you can lounge or snorkel out into the sea. To get the most out of wildlife viewing, hire a guide. Our Cahuita road trip planner makes visiting Cahuita National Park and other Cahuita attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Unlike lots of the jungle trails in Costa Rica this rainforest national park runs alongside the beach so the setting is beautiful. I know lots of people rave about the beach but for me it was just ok ...  more »
  • Nice Walk made here. We have walked the entire 8km without a guide. We had already spotted all the animals in Costa Rica. Guides are well available at a good price at the entrance to the park. Basically free entry, but registering with the counter is obligatory and the suggestion for a voluntary contribution is certainly done. But $5,-contribution for 2pax is already sufficient. We walked the entire distance to the end of the path and took a taxi van back to Cahuita for $3-PP
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  • One of my favorites places in my country. It's a very clean beach were you can relax and enjoy the nature.
  • Local guides can help you spot more critters but either way you're bound to see exciting things during this nice hike. Swimming isn't allowed in the snorkeling zone. Cute monkeys and sloths, monkeys come right up to the beach so keep your bags zipped tight!!
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