The isolated Nicoya Peninsula is the perfect place to get away from it all with miles and miles of deserted beaches dotted with small, charming villages and a laid back atmosphere.

Nicoya Peninsula is one of Costa Rica’s most isolated and sparsely populated regions. Most of the towns and villages are spread out along the pacific coast with miles upon miles of deserted beaches and hidden coves. Many of the beaches are a surfers paradise and yoga is also a favourite pass time. The laid back and easy going locals are famous for their longevity regularly leading active lives past the age of a hundred! The beautiful natural setting is complimented by a good selection of boutique and wellness focussed hotels and upmarket private resorts.

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Best Time To Visit Nicoya Peninsula

The Nicoya Peninsula enjoys a hot year round climate and little rain for the first half of the year from December until April. There is more rain during the green season from May onward with the most falling in September and October.

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Nicoya Peninsula Highlights

A very stylish and hip area, with chic surfer towns where yoga and relaxation are the biggest pass times, the Nicoya Peninsula is Costa Rica at its best.

  • Brave the waves of Playa Guiones in Nosara
  • Relax on abandoned beaches around Islita
  • Kick back in the surfer chic towns of Malpaís and Santa Teresa
  • Unwind on a yoga retreat
  • See the nesting Olive Ridley turtles at Ostional
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