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North America > Central America > Costa Rica > Limón (Province, Costa Rica) > Cahuita National Park

Cahuita National Park

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Cahuita National Park is in Costa Rica.

Understand[edit]

A coastal rainforest with plenty of monkeys, reptiles and birds, Cahuita National Park is a must-see for any traveller in the area.

Landscape[edit]

Flora and fauna[edit]

Climate[edit]

Tropical Rainforest.

Get in[edit]

Buses from San José in Direction Puerto Viejo stop in Cahuita. From Limón there are buses until 18:00.

Fees and permits[edit]

Entrance into the national park is by donation. It is a great place, make a fair donation.

Get around[edit]

By foot. The park is not very big and can be circled within a few hours. There are several guides but rather to show nature attractions since there is only one very well marked trail.

See[edit]

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

Drink[edit]

Coco´s Bar right in the center. Sunday- Karaoke night!

Sleep[edit]

Lodging[edit]

There are plenty of cabinas and rooms for rent.

The Atlantida has friendly staff and beautiful landscaping. Quaint, steps from the beach.

Camping[edit]

There is no official camping but it is allowed to camp on "Playa Negra" (Black Beach) for one night.

Backcountry[edit]

Yes!

Stay safe[edit]

Don't swim on beaches with red flags.

Go next[edit]

Before dark. You wouldn't want to be lost in the jungle at night. Don't forget: it gets dark early.

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