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Playa Hermosa Wildlife Refuge

#2 of 5 things to do in Playa Hermosa Features Animals
Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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Playa Hermosa

The Best oficiālo the Hotels in Pacific ocean, we spend a perfect time there. I recomend to the... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2015
A Cachete H
,
San Jose, Costa Rica
Refuge washed away

We read the reviews and went out to see the refuge but when we got to the end of the road we knew... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2014
ScentOfFlowers
,
Calgary
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30 Jul 2015
“Playa Hermosa”
25 Aug 2014
“Refuge washed away”
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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

The Best oficiālo the Hotels in Pacific ocean, we spend a perfect time there. I recomend to the tourists and surfers!!!

Thank A Cachete H
Reviewed 25 August 2014

We read the reviews and went out to see the refuge but when we got to the end of the road we knew something was not right as the farming showed more road where there was now sand and driftwood. It got washed away in...More

6  Thank ScentOfFlowers
Reviewed 4 April 2013

The refuge all the way at the end of the beach is a great trip through a one-lane dirt road, bobbing and weaving through palms. Turtle eggs in the ground so not much to see, but picked up a couple nice coconuts for later and...More

1  Thank adventurefamily05
Reviewed 7 August 2012

My wife and I visited this refuge during each of our last 2 trips to Costa Rica. Did not know about the turtle releases, but we saw lots of interesting birds, including a wood stork, lots of Northern Jacana's, Yellow Headed Caracaras, as well as...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 19 February 2012

Tour guides very knowlegable. Be careful of parking and guide wanna-bes

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 12 January 2012

We stumbled upon this Dec. 2011. We now take all of our guests here for a rare experience. The turtle release starts around early Dec. into early January. You can watch (maybe even help) dig up the turtles. Sometimes 50+ tutles in each nest. Then...More

2  Thank amiealan
Reviewed 11 December 2011

Our family was fortunate to spend a morning at Playa Hermosa Wildlife Refuge south of Jaco, watching the hatching of baby Olive Ridley turtles and participating in their release to the ocean to start their new lives. We all learned about the work being done...More

3  Thank Susan J
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