Top Choice Waterfall in Dominical

Cataratas Nauyaca

This center, owned and operated by a Costa Rican family, is home to the coast's most impressive waterfalls, which cascade through a protected reserve of both primary and secondary forest. The family runs horseback-r…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Dominical

Alturas Animal Sanctuary

Around 1.5km east and uphill from Dominical, this animal sanctuary takes in injured and orphaned animals as well as illegal pets, its mission being to rehabilitate those that can be and reintroduce them to the wild,…
Zoo in Dominical

Parque Reptilandia

This reptile and amphibian haven, 7km up the Dominical–San Isidro road, is home to everything from alligators and crocodiles to turtles and poison-dart frogs. Our favorite is the viper section, where you can see Cos…