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Isla de Cabuya

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Address: Cabuya, Montezuma, Costa Rica
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Accessible only at low tide. Local cemetery with some of my local friends. RIP Dona' Lila owner of Los Delfines who passed this year. Outer island tons of tidal pools, good... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Northport, New York
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Northport, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Accessible only at low tide. Local cemetery with some of my local friends. RIP Dona' Lila owner of Los Delfines who passed this year. Outer island tons of tidal pools, good fishing.

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Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A short walk to this fantastic island. Low tide access to this beautiful place. Bring your fishing rod.

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Middletown, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This was quite the hike from Montezuma, but at least it's all flat road. Go at low tide to the island. Cemetery not as large or interesting as expected, though. They occasionally still bury people here. I was told there is okay snorkeling here, too. This is a free adventure. Actually went in December 2014 (travel advisor app won't go... More 

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1 Thank JenaRN
Scarborough, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Low tide offers this amazing chance to visit Isla de Cabuya - a great day for the kids and I. Take water and a hat though as gets hot.

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Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

It's pretty neat being able to walk over to the island, easy walking, mostly flat, gravel, not slippery at all. I was expecting the graves to be quite old, but that was not the case at all. Very pretty. Short walk there and back, we took less than an hour for the walk and exploring.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Walking across to an island at low tide is cool - lots of shells spotted along the way. Interesting to look at the tombstones and read dates.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

When the tide is low, you can walk to Cabuya island. The feeling of walking out to an island is quite fun. On the island is a cemetery, very beautiful. But the best is when the water is calm you can do some awesome snorkeling!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

if you like fishing or snorkeling, that's a neat place to visit while in Cabuya/Montezuma. Got to find the tide schedule online and go when it's low tide

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Montreal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Find out when low tide is. Consult the local magazine called Zoom issued every quarter. Within walking distance from Cabuya or a 25 minute local bus ride from Montezuma (approx cost for a one-way bus ticket is 800 Colones) Nice sunsets. Two of the Palm trees at the entrance are gone. :(

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

I loved walking to the cemetery to enjoy the sunset. And no, it is not creepy! After, you can always go get a batido!

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