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NosaraCosta Rica

Experience the surfing, beaches, and temples in Nosara!

Explore plenty to see and do in Nosara—beaches, surfing, and popular sights like Nosara Beach.

Top Hotels in Nosara

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel
The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel
3 out of 5
Playa Guiones, Nosara, Guanacaste
$132
per night
May 4 - May 5

Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Nosara Beach and Playa Pelada. Nosara Wildlife Rescue and Garza Beach are also within ...

5/5Exceptional! (97 reviews)

"small size and outdoor spaces were really cool. Restaurant with no walls!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel
Selina Nosara
Selina Nosara
2.5 out of 5
Selina Nosara, Nosara Beach, 160, Nosara, Guanacaste

Situated near the beach, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Playa Pelada and Nosara Beach. Safari Surf School and Guiones Beach are also within 3 mi (5 ...

3.9/5Good! (18 reviews)

"The staff and property is great. I like the pool and bar"…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Selina Nosara
Hotel Boutique Lagarta Lodge
Hotel Boutique Lagarta Lodge
4 out of 5
Nosara, Guanacaste, Nosara

This family-friendly Nosara hotel is located near the beach, within 2 mi (3 km) of Playa Pelada and Nosara Beach. Safari Surf School and Nosara Wildlife Rescue ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (114 reviews)

"Beautiful views, great food, excellent service. We enjoyed ourselves!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Hotel Boutique Lagarta Lodge

Popular things to do in Nosara

Nosara Beach
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Nosara Beach

4.5/5(87 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Nosara Beach, a popular beach in Nosara. You can seek out the area's surfing spots and yoga studios.

Playa Pelada
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Playa Pelada

4.5/5(49 reviews)

Why not spend a carefree afternoon at Playa Pelada during your travels in Nosara? You can seek out the area's surfing spots and yoga studios.

Guiones Beach
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Guiones Beach

5/5(19 reviews)

Why not spend a lazy afternoon at Guiones Beach during your trip to Nosara? Stroll along the beaches or seek out the surfing spots.

Samara Beach
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Samara Beach

4.5/5(74 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Samara Beach, a popular beach in Samara. Wander the seaside in this relaxing area.

Carrillo Beach
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Carrillo Beach

4.5/5(53 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a carefree day at Carrillo Beach, a popular beach in Puerto Carrillo. While you're in the area, stroll along the seaside.

San Juanillo Beach
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San Juanillo Beach

4/5(58 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at San Juanillo Beach, a popular beach in San Juanillo.

Top activities in Nosara

Private Blue River, Grand Waterfalls & Hot Springs Adventure
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Private Blue River, Grand Waterfalls & Hot Springs Adventure

$125
Per adult
Private Tubing Adventure Tour with Hot Springs and Much More
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Private Tubing Adventure Tour with Hot Springs and Much More

100% of travellers recommend
$125
Per adult
Private 1-Day Ziplining Tarzan Swing & Hot Springs Adventure
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Private 1-Day Ziplining Tarzan Swing & Hot Springs Adventure

$125
Per adult
Private Dinosaur Park, Hot Springs & Mud Bath Tour & More
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Private Dinosaur Park, Hot Springs & Mud Bath Tour & More

$125
Per adult
Private 1-Day Cathedral Waterfalls Hot Springs Adventure
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Private 1-Day Cathedral Waterfalls Hot Springs Adventure

$125
Per adult
Kiwanda Maji Farm Tour with Rainforest Walk & Lunch
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Kiwanda Maji Farm Tour with Rainforest Walk & Lunch

$176
Per adult

Reviews of Nosara

4.6

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
49
5 - Excellent 72.05882352941177%
4 - Good
16
4 - Good 23.529411764705884%
3 - Okay
1
3 - Okay 1.4705882352941178%
2 - Disappointing
2
2 - Disappointing 2.9411764705882355%
1 - Terrible
0
1 - Terrible 0%

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jan 26, 2020

Beautiful little town, with lots of different beaches to see it! If you can don’t miss to see the turtles at playa Ostional!

5/5 - Excellent

Carla

Dec 21, 2019

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2/5 - Disappointing

Guest

Nov 30, 2019

Most disappointing is the roads are awful and have turned us off returning to this area. VERY gravelly and dusty. 4 wheel drive recommended if you are driving- esp in rainy weather. Get a shuttle to avoid the driving hassle but then you are stuck :(

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Nov 29, 2019

The roads to arrive and in the area are quite poor. Gravel, washouts etc. Give extra time to drive. But this has nothing to do with Nosara itself. Just an fyi.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Nov 14, 2019

Roads can be interesting and a little rough depending on the time of year, but the entire area was incredible! Bad roads bring good people!

5/5 - Excellent

Tim

Sep 27, 2019

I would highly recommend the Gilded Iguana to anyone looking for a quiet relaxing getaway