Curú Wildlife Refuge

Penetrate into the wildest and most exotic nature in Costa Rica, the Curú National Wildlife Refuge

Refugio de Vida Silvestre Curú
Refugio de Vida Silvestre Curú
© Katerina Machalova

The Curú National Wildlife Refuge is clearly one of the wildest spots in Costa Rica. This refuge is characterized for sheltering a wide variety of wild species, which makes of this place a biological and scientific model in natural biodiversity.

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One of the most remarkable attributes of this refuge is the great diversity of wild birds that make their nest there, turning this place into an interesting spot for ornithological studies.

The Curú Wildlife Refuge has many attractions which will make you enjoy your time there. Amongst them, its wonderful beaches, which are Curú Beach, Poza Colorada Beach and Quesera Beach, are perfect places to take a relaxing bath or practice many water activities, being the most relevant ones snorkeling and diving. In addition, it also has a vast paths network for hiking and observing the great variety of animal species that live in the refuge.

Undoubtedly, the Curú Wildlife Refuge is the perfect destination to escape the urban atmosphere and get to know one of the greatest scenic beauties in the Costa Rican country.

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46.9 km from Puntarenas city, Costa Rica.

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Everyday, from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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