Attractions

Zoo in Nosara Area

Refuge for Wildlife

Make an appointment for an educational visit to this animal rescue center. Brenda Bombard is an incurable animal lover who has devoted the last 16 years to caring for injured and abandoned howler monkeys. Two-hour t…
Zoo in Nosara Area

Sibu Sanctuary

Reservations are absolutely required to visit this wildlife sanctuary, set on 50 glorious acres of jungle and garden. The sanctuary is dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and eventually releasing howler monkeys wh…
Beach in Nosara Area

Playa Guiones

Playa Guiones is quite simply a sip of raw nectar: a wide, generous, undeveloped arc of marbled sand, with a few pebbles and shells mixed in, excellent beach breaks and plenty of space. It's an easygoing place for s…
Beach in Nosara Area

Playa Pelada

North of Guiones, Playa Pelada is rough and rugged, and less endowed with surfers and luxury (which could be viewed as a luxury in itself). Things feel both spookier and more profound in Pelada. This beach lacks sur…
Beach in Nosara Area

Playa Garza

From the south, the first beach you'll come to is Playa Garza, still a sleepy Tico fishing village with an arc of pale brown sand, and headlands on either side of the rippling bay. Fishing boats bob 100m from shore …