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Junquillal Bay Wildlife Refuge

12 Reviews

Junquillal Bay Wildlife Refuge

12 Reviews
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US$120.00 per adult
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Mary O wrote a review Jan 2020
21 contributions3 helpful votes
It costs $15 per person to enter this refuge and it is worth it. Nice parking area and camping available. Many iguanas running around. Beautiful beach, easy to walk on. There is a crocodile area, off the beach, that is a refuge for them. We did not see them and that was fine with us.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Stefano B wrote a review Jul 2019
Cartago, Costa Rica890 contributions138 helpful votes
Wonderful place in which dry forest and beach come together in a fine way. it is a government regulated location in which you can camp with friends or family. There are no hotels, stores or restaurants close by as it is a protected area. Beautiful!
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Date of experience: June 2019
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glenn a wrote a review Dec 2018
London, United Kingdom7 contributions1 helpful vote
Preposterously beautiful beach teeming with wildlife - we saw capuchins, raccoons, coatis, iguanas etc, and apparently there are armadillos around as well. Basic, functional camping facilities and very friendly, helpful rangers. No people. Be aware - gangs of raccoons will spend the whole night trying to get your food - make sure it’s tied in a secure bag high above ground level!
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Date of experience: December 2018
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fromToronto wrote a review Dec 2017
Toronto, Canada38 contributions17 helpful votes
I was staying at Papagayo Peninsula and drove 1 1/2 hr to this beach. Absolutely worth it One of the best Surrounded by green this blue water beach is very calm so you can swim and then take a stroll If you go early morning, no one is there and you are all alone in the middle of the most amazing beach 15 $ to enter the park is totally worth it!
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Date of experience: December 2017
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MoriartyParadise wrote a review Sep 2016
San Jose, California174 contributions122 helpful votes
One of the last real camping-friendly beaches in the country, with parking, showers, toilets, grills and designated spaces. Plus this white sand beach is one of the best in Costa Rica. Fortunately, only a few people know about this place, probably because it´s a bit remote.
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Date of experience: August 2016
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