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Parque Nacional Santa Rosa

Area de Conservacion Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Short hike through dry tropical forest...with a BAT CAVE!

On our visit, the main ~12 km hike to the beach was closed so we were limited to the ~40 minute... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
John D
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Windsor, Canada
Tropical dry forest and local history

For locals La Casona is a most see to understand history and the way Costarricans used to live. The... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Jeylin C
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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11 Jan 2018
“Short hike through dry tropical forest...with a BAT CAVE!”
12 Apr 2017
“Tropical dry forest and local history”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

On our visit, the main ~12 km hike to the beach was closed so we were limited to the ~40 minute hike right next to the hacienda. It was a comfortable stroll through a dry tropical forest...mid morning we saw a few iguanas, no wildlife...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

For locals La Casona is a most see to understand history and the way Costarricans used to live. The place is very rustic. It doesn't have a place to eat, but you can bring your picnic lunch, and have it at the Indio Desnudo trail...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

ok, maybe i was tired, it was my 8 hike in 6 days... it was hot... and you could not take the water because it was full of bees as soon as you touched the faucet (and my phobia is bees..)... i did not enjoy...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We had read some mixed reviews but were passing by and decided to stop here. We were actually pleasantly surprised by the historical exhibition in the Hacienda which was well done and quite interesting. It gave a little context to some north and central american...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

We were looking forward to a great day in the Santa Rosa National Park. At the information office we were told that half the trail we had wanted to hike was closed because of construction. We were recommended taking a different trail about 12kms the...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Interesting history regarding this place, Costa Rica had a battle agains the filibusters that wanted to invade it, the first battle was on march 20 1856, Costa Rica wins this battle and the William Walker's army was defeated.

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