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Cahuita National Park

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Address: At the Far End of Main Street, Cahuita, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 7045017898
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This coastal park contains white sandy beaches and coral reefs.

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US$55.00*
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Cahuita Boat, Snorkel and Hiking Tour
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US$115.00*
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Chocolate Tour and Cahuita National Park from Limon

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Great park!

Went early in the morning, great views and great wildlife! We were back in town by noon for a nice lunch, and then we went back into the park to go swim in the ocean.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went early in the morning, great views and great wildlife! We were back in town by noon for a nice lunch, and then we went back into the park to go swim in the ocean.

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a nice park, but not that great. Maybe it was because we did this trail at the end of our 3 weeks through Costa Rica, but we weren't that amazed by this park. It's fun to do when you haven't seen many other parks or if you wanna go for a swim at the stunning beaches! We started at... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Highly recommend coming here. We hiked without a guide and though we probably missed several things, the scenery was worth it. It feels more off the beaten path than some of the more touristy, crowded national parks in CR. Beware of snakes, bullet ants, and other crazy insects.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From sloths to howler monkeys, and vibrant yellow eyelash vipers,the beach side jungle trail takes you through Paradise.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

There is no entrance fee as such - just a donation as you see fit. Far more natural than Manuel Antonio and with much the same wildlife sightings without the elite guide secrecy thing going on.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A really nice park, entrancefee you can decide how much you give yourself. The walking area is long enough for a really nice walk. It was our first park of our trip trough Costa Rica and allready we saw plentyfull of animals. Also nice feature is the beacharea.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the bus to Cahuita from our bungalow spent a couple of hours walking around the park. It's truly wild, and a path is not always clear which adds to the charm. We didn't get to see any animals (a private tour would have probably fixed that) but the park itself was stunning.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most of the trek happened to be under water when we visited but even this 1,5 km was worth the walk. It was free (they accept donations if you want to donate) and we were able to see sloths, monkeys, world's 4th most dangerous yellow snake and bunch of exotic butterflies with beatiful colours. It is very nice and I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing experience this is not a zoo but a wild place. As you walk the 12km you need to keep your eyes and ears open and you'll be rewarded with animals and wildlife beautiful flowers and plants this is a free place but donations are required

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Burnaby, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove 3 hours from inland and it was worth the drive! Gorgeously peaceful, wide, clean, jungle trail walk with access to the white sandy beach along the way. The water was warmer than Hawaii, Cuba, Mayan Riviera, Southern Florida, and definitely California. We saw an array of birds, some sloths, and a hollar monkey. If we had more time... More 

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