Refugio Nacional Mixto de Vida Silvestre Romelia

Top 1% of attractions in Costa Rica
8 / 10

7 expert reviews

“This 248-hectare coastal refuge extends from Punta India in the north to Playa Guiones in the south, and includes the beaches of Playa Nosara and Playa Ostional”

– Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
"This beach also happens to be a protected nesting site for leatherback, olive ridley, hawksbill and black turtles, which explains its wildlife refuge status. "
Lonely Planet
"At the eastern end of the peninsula, this tiny 84-hectare wildlife refuge holds a great variety of landscapes, including dry tropical forest and five types of mangrove swamp"
Lonely Planet
"Quiet bay and beautiful protected beach at Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Bahía Junquillal provide gentle swimming and snorkeling opportunities, making this a popular destination for Tico families"
Michelin Guide
3 Stars
"The Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Ostional is one of very few nesting grounds of the Olive Ridley sea turtle" Full review
Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"The rainy season raises the dwindling water level of the lake (fishing possible) at the magnificent Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Caño Negro, one of the largest wetland nature reserves in Costa Rica" Full review
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