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Cahuita National Park is located in the Tropical Atlantic Coastal Region of Costa Rica. The park protects the flora and wild life of app. 1,067 hectares of forest land and swamp forest, and coral reefs and several sea ecosystems of app. 22,400 hectares in the ocean. The park has incredible white Caribbean sand beaches that make this a very popular destination among locals and tourists.

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Cahuita National Park is located about 40 km south of Limon in the Caribbean La Amistad Conservation Area of Costa Rica in the Limón Province. The town of Cahuita where plenty of accomodations, food and dining, and activities are readily available. Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Turtle Watching are among the most favorite activites in this area. Cahuita has a very community feel to it and is a great way to truly experience what the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica has to offer in terms of fauna, flora and culture.

The Biodiversity especially also among its coral reefs is believed to be at least 30 species of corals, 130 species of molluscs, and 120+ species of fish.  On land, frequent spotted animals such as coatis, racoons, sloths, monkeys, pacas, and a large variety of birds such as the green ibis and keel-billed toucan; just to give an example. One can also experience the carey and green turtle nesting on its shores.

The park formerly was declared a National Park in 1978 and is one of the few national parks that does not charge an entrance fee and instead relies on donations.

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