Junquillal Bay Wildlife Refuge, Cuajiniquil

#58 of 67 in Parks in Province of Guanacaste
Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
Junquillal Bay Wildlife Refuge, also called the Bahia Junquillal National Wildlife Refuge, is a 4.38 km2 (1.69 sq mi) wildlife refuge in Guanacaste Province of northwestern Costa Rica.

It is a part of the Guanacaste Conservation Area and the Area de Conservación Guanacaste World Heritage Site.

It protects areas of tropical dry forest and coastal mangroves.

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  • It costs $15 per person to enter this refuge and it is worth it. Nice parking area and camping available. Many iguanas running around. Beautiful beach, easy to walk on. There is a crocodile area...  more »
  • Wonderful place in which dry forest and beach come together in a fine way. it is a government regulated location in which you can camp with friends or family. There are no hotels, stores or...  more »
  • Its part of the National Park Santa Rosa. Has its on access. Its nice, but nothing spectacular. Great for campaing, if your into that. Good luck!
  • Great location for a day trip or overnight camping. Awesome beach moderate waves and plenty of room to enjoy the sand and water. There are many picnic spots complete with BBQs and tables as well as banos and showers and sinks for washing up after your meals. Two trails offering both hillside and beach environments with moderate to easy level of effort.
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