Curu National Wildlife Refuge, Nicoya

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Animal lovers and eco-tourists never want to leave Curu National Wildlife Refuge, which runs a sustainable development program to preserve the area's natural habitat. The reserve brims with wildlife, so while exploring the tropical jungle, look out for big cats, monkeys, turtles, raccoons, and some of 232 species of birds. You can choose from hiking trails, horseback riding tours, a restaurant, a souvenir shop and cabin rentals. Only visitors staying in the cabins may stay after 4:00 p.m. - all others must vacate the wildlife refuge. To visit Curu National Wildlife Refuge and other attractions in Nicoya, use our Nicoya trip itinerary maker.
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  • This place is fabulous. There is ample opportunity for birdwatching, lots of fauna, nice trails, hordebackriding and two beautiful beaches. My favorite: Curú, even over the white beach of Quesera. We....  more »
  • Stopped here with a Road Scholar touring group to see the animals and rainforest. Spotted quite a number of animals. Very good place to see and interact with wildlife.  more »

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