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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.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“national park” (116 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (40 reviews)
“howler monkeys” (88 reviews)
At the Far End of Main Street, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I walked the entire trail along the beach in Cahuita. There and back is about 9 miles. The trail is flat and easy to walk. We saw howler monkeys, capuchin monkeys, many types of crab, giant insects, a toucan, sloths and a...More

Thank jcdcllc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely well maintained trail! I saw lots of animals in a short space of time!...dont waste your money for a guide in this park.

Thank alexander01846
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Park is very well maintained and the beach is beautiful. There are a multitude of creatures in the park if you are just a little patient and wait, they turn up every day. There is no formal entrance fee, however, you must make a...More

Thank Susie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see while visiting Cahuita. Very nice trails and gorgeous beaches. Saw lots of animals but no snakes.We didn't get a guide. If you want to get a guide, I have heard very good reviews on a gentleman named Peck. Beware of Racoons rifling...More

Thank Reddeerguy2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We absolutely loved this park, entrance fee is by donation and the park is better maintained than most other parks visited that charged a fee to enter. Beautiful beaches, many animals, the trail is easy to walk on and there are no hills. If you...More

Thank Jason G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a wonderful walk through majestic trees filled with monkeys along the ocean - what could possibly be better?! Plenty to see, not too long of a journey but ever so beautiful.

Thank Arlene E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are some beautiful walking tracks along the coast where you can easily see monkeys in the wild. Remember, they are wild moneys, so be careful, but if you cut open a coconut, they may take the coconut pieces from your hand.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice. You go there by the local bus. It cost 1.5 dollar for one direction. In the entrance you need to pay a donation for the park. 2-5$ its fine. We saw a lot of animals. You dont need a tour guide there just...More

Thank Leehisabag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nature at it's best, white beach and possibility to snorkel. We saw lots of white face monkeys, howler monkeys, snakes, iguanas, toucans, etc.

Thank sthafdr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There’s no need to pay for a tour guide, all you have to do is follow the trail and use your senses. The trail leads you in and out from the jungle to the beach. There are several sites where you can rest and swim...More

Thank Elizabeth M
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9 March 2017|
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Response from Ms A | Reviewed this property |
It's a really easy trail. How far you get is all dependent on how long you can carry her.
9 March 2017|
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Response from Compo-in-Caithness | Reviewed this property |
All the way along the trail you can access the beach, so it is easy to take a break if you get tired. There are shelters at intervals along the first part of the trail so you can sit in shade if you wish.
Adélaïde S
18 February 2017|
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Response from Rachel C | Reviewed this property |
Get on the mepa bus from PL to Cahuita. Very easy 10 minute walk from bus mall to the entrance of the park, where local vendors sell fresh coconut with potassium rich juice. There are usually some sloths that live in the... More