Santa Rosa National Park
Region: North Pacific
At Playa Nancite find Ostional beach which is known as one of the largest sea turtle nesting sites. A visit between July and November provides an opportunity to see the turtle arribadas, where hundreds of thousands of sea turtles come ashore to lay their eggs.
The Murcielagos sector, located in the northern part of the Santa Elena peninusla, has numerous beaches, bays and coves and offers campsites and restrooms. The Bat Islands with many marine species are wonderful for scuba diving.
Surfing at Naranjo beach is excellent. The famous Witch's Rock is located here. There are campsites with restrooms (no potable water).
Area de Conservacion Guanacaste (ACG)
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Playa Naranjo photo above
courtesy of Geoff Gallice