Destinations - Nosara

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NOSARA, Guanacaste.

  • Location:

    4.5 hours from Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO)
    2.5 hours from Daniel Oduber Quiros Airport in Liberia (LIR)

  • RECOMMENDED TRAVEL DATES:

    December to August

  • IDEAL FOR:

    Family, Surfing Trip, Nature Lovers, Beach Destination & yoga

Nosara is located on the southern part of the Guanacaste Province. Home of the famous Guiones Beach, which is an icon worldwide for surfers and yoga enthusiasts. An endless white sand beach with warm waters, ideal for all level of surfers, from your first timers to advance surfers. 

The Ostional Wildlife Life Refuge is located in Nosara, offering of the most important nesting sites in the world for the Olive Ridley Sea Turtle. When in season, massive migrations land on the beach and offer a unique site to experience.

Together with Ostional, Garza Beach, Pelada Beach and Boca Nosara are all close together, offering a unique variety of beaches to visit within Nosara. 

From internationally famous waves for surfing to top class yoga institutes and an incredible lush jungle to explore, you’ll find lots to do in Nosara whether you’re visiting with your family, friends or by yourself. Pristine waters for snorkeling and fishing, an exuberant river for paddle boarding, fun games for kids, mountain biking, you’ll never get bored. Or perhaps you want to enjoy a relaxing day getting a massage and a margarita before watching the most amazing sunset.

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THE GILDED IGUANA

Beach Front Hotel in Playa Guiones in Nosara, only a few steps away from one of the most beautiful beaches in the region. The Gilded Iguana has a premium location, […]

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SURF CLASSES, NOSARA

Learn to surf in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean with the experts. Playa Guiones offers the ideal learning spot for beginners. Professional Coaches will guide you on how […]

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STAND UP PADDLE

The abundant biodiversity of the mangroves that surround Nosara River makes this stand up paddleboard tour an unforgettable experience. Flow in your board under mangrove tunnels while watching tropical birds […]

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CATAMARAN BOAT TOUR

Take a trip through the Nicoya Peninsula on a beautiful catamaran. ​See the sights from the deck of your own private boat tour. The boat can fit up to 14 pax […]

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OSTIONAL TURTLE TOUR

A 20 minute drive North from Playa Guiones lies a beach that at certain times of the year hosts one of the true wonders of the natural world. The World […]

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PINK ISLAND TOUR SNORKEL TOUR

The Pink Sand Island is located in front of Playa Rosada, between Playa Guiones and Playa Garza. The little sandy island is a lovely place to have a picnic or […]

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SAN JUANILLO BEACH

Located 40min from Nosara to the north, San Juanillo Beach a breathtaking white sand beach, with a beautiful view point. A sand path divides the ocean in two beaches, creating […]

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YOGA LESSONS

Nosara has renowned Yoga Centers both for beginners and for the experts looking to become Yoga Teachers. Places such as the Nosara Yoga Institute, Blue Spirit Center, Bodhi Tree Yoga […]

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ZIP LINE

Set amidst the unequalled beauty of a Costa Rican forest wilderness is the longest, most exhilarating canopy tour. Traversing majestic mountain ridges and valleys, soaring high above multiple ravines, with […]

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