Nicoya Peninsula

Nicoya Peninsula

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The Nicoya Peninsula is home to some of Costa Rica’s most beautiful beaches, including Playa Samara, Montezuma and Santa Teresa. The region’s location provides it with year-long enviable weather, as well as a rich bio-diversity that make it one of those places that truly “hast it all”. Each beach in the region has its own personality and attracts completely different kinds of visitors; from the bohemians of Montezuma, to the surfing obsessed lovers of Santa Teresa. The Nicoya Peninsula is also known for the colonial city that gives it its name.

The town of Nicoya harbors one of Costa Rica’s richest cultural traditions, given that it was a crucial locale during colonial times. Its people follow ancient traditions so closely that it has been determined that it’s the place with the most longevous people in Costa Rica. The township of Nicoya is also strategic as a transportation hub to the province of Guanacaste. Its colonial structures and warm weather making it the country’s historical town by excellence.


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