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To the south of Nicoya lies an area that is still largely undeveloped, and apart from a few small towns such as Samara, Santa Teresa, Mal Pais and Montezuma, most of the area remains agricultural.
You’ll love the beaches, where you’ll quickly feel the “cooler” atmosphere compared to the North Pacific. This is also where you’ll find some of the best surfing spots on the Nicoya Peninsula. The roads in the area have long been a hindrance to development, but are improving year by year.
There’s a wide choice of hotels to choose from, in a variety of professional styles. Comfort and services have improved considerably in recent years, to make your stay a success.
In the region, you can enjoy all kinds of sea-related activities. Here, you can surf, kayak, sail and snorkel. Horseback riding and quad biking offer magnificent views of the surrounding hills.
From December to April, the heat and sun dry out Nicoya’s vegetation. The region comes back to life with the first rains in May.

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Pequeño Gecko Verde

This small guest house run by Pierre and Nathalie is an enchanting place in the middle of nature. Calm and serenity are its best attributes. The comfortable, tastefully decorated lodges will win you over. The swimming pool and waterfall offer moments of relaxation amid the sounds of the jungle.

Lodging Category $$$

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Cristal Azul

This tiny nest perched on a hill enjoys one of the best views in the area. Charm, service and calm are the order of the day. The restaurant, indispensable here as there’s hardly anything around, is tasteful and varied. The bungalows are spacious and attractively decorated, with beautiful views. A rare option in this remote area. Playa Coyote is only 5 minutes away.

Lodging Category $$$

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Samara Pacific Lodge

A little away from Samara, 5 minutes from the center, you’ll find peace and quiet. Clémence and Lionel offer a warm welcome and the staff are charming. All rooms face the pool, and breakfasts are served by the poolside. Ideal for visiting the area in complete peace of mind.

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Casa Chameleon

Small luxury hotel with large villas on a beautiful estate. Each villa has its own plunge pool and the hotel offers a wide range of services. A haven of peace just 5 minutes from the beaches. The views are so magnificent you’ll never want to leave.

Lodging Category $$$$

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Villa Mango

A charming little hotel on the edge of the Nosara nature reserve, it’s ideally placed for enjoying all the region has to offer. The beach is just a 10-minute walk away, and the surrounding countryside offers an Olympian calm. A warm welcome and impeccable service for a moment of pure relaxation.

Lodging Category $$

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