Santa Teresa, Curú Wildlife Refuge

Curú Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica

  • Santa Teresa, Curú Wildlife Refuge
  • Santa Teresa, Curú Wildlife Refuge

Santa Teresa: Curú Wildlife Refuge

Curú National Wildlife Refuge and farm are located on the southern Nicoya Peninsula of northwestern Costa Rica. The area is teaming with abundant wildlife and hosts one of the most beautiful beaches and protected bays on the Nicoya Peninsula.

The area offers easy access to seeing some of the most sought-after species such as White-faced Monkeys, Spider Monkeys, Scarlet Macaws, White-tailed Deer, Collared Peccary, Coati, Raccoons, Coyotes, Iguanas, and hundreds of species of tropical and migratory birds. 

There are several trails throughout the refuge ranging from short and easy to long and very difficult. The best time to go bird watching is as early in the morning or at dusk. Visitors that come to the refuge for a day trip, the best times to see birds are 7-9 AM and 3-4 PM.