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Nicoya Peninsula

Nicoya Peninsula is a remote corner of Costa Rica filled with great surf, rugged beaches, waterfalls, and amazing hiking.

We like this area to just get away from it all. 

All of the Nicoya Peninsula Destinations


Montezuma is a relaxed beach town on the Nicoya Peninsula. It is great for beach walking, island day tours, waterfall hiking, and more.

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Santa Teresa is a popular town with backpackers and surfers. There are tons of fun restaurants and beach bars here. 

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Samara is a great beach town to visit to just chill out and watch the waves. It is popular with backpackers and surfers. 


Nosara is a great surfing destination, but it is also super close to Playa Ostional, a turtle migration beach. 


Tambor is a small fishing village with white sand beaches. There are a few nice resorts here and there are plenty of things to do nearby. 


Posts About the Nicoya Peninsula

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