Costa Rica, Cabuya beach Area Guide

Complete Guide to the Area of Southern Peninsula de Nicoya You can find photos and information about Cabuya beach, Montezuma. and as well on the natural reserve Cabo Blanco that lies at the end of our 3km beach line. Mal-Pais and Santa Teresa great surfing beaches and more...

The Area

Discover Costa Rica. Discover Paradise.

Nicoya Peninsula, 1st Blue Zone: 'Blue Zone' is a region of the world where people commonly live active lives past the age of 100 years. Scientists and demographers have classified these longevity hot-spots by their inhabitants' ability to live longer, on average, than anyone else in the world.
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oprah.com - Nicoya peninsula, #1 Blue Zone

Cabuya village: On Costa Rica’s ocean side, just between Mal-Pais, Santa Teresa and Montezuma, lies village of Cabuya. A wide unspoiled 3km beach reaches up to the first reserve in Costa Rica, Cabo Blanco. The water we drink in Cabuya comes from the reserve and its the tastiest water you will ever drink. Because the beach in Cabuya is a bit rocky, most of the time you will find the beach very private. You might see the fishermen go out to fish or someone walking in the send and looking for sea glass, shells and colorful stones. Almost everything is in a walking distance. Within 2 minutes walk you will find a bakery, a sushi bar, a lovely Internet cafe, two small local groceries where you will find anything you need from fishing gear to lovely organic fruits and vegetables at very low rates. Several local fishermen sell fresh fish. there are two surf point near by, one for beginners and one for more advanced surfers. Entering Cabuya is the beautiful river 'Rio Lajas' with water falls and swimming pools

Around Cabuya: Just 1km off the beach line of Cabuya, the island of Cabuya where you can snorkel and fish in one of the most beautiful spots around. The funny thing is that at low tide you can walk to the island on dry land as the sea folds back and expose the trail to the island. At the end of the village of Cabuya starts the Natural Reserve Cabo Blanco. a real wildlife corner, bird watching, monkeys and primary forest surrounds you. Beautiful ocean views and sandy beaches you will find as you hike through the reserve. You can also take a horseback riding or rent an ATV to go to the other end of the reserve, Mal-Pais, for more scenic and breath taking white sandy beaches. Mal-Pais and Santa-Teresa are among the world most famous surf beaches, and many surfers come here regularly to surf. The night life in Cabuya is quiet and relaxed, but just in a 10 minutes drive you will discover a wide variety of restaurants, pubs, bars and full moon beach parties in Montezuma, Mal-Pais and Santa-Teresa.

Natural Reserve Cabo Blanco: At the end of the village of Cabuya you will find the entrance to Natural Reserve Cabo Blanco on the Nicoya Peninsula.  The abundant and exotic jungle is home to a variety of wildlife including the most species of birds found in the world, monkeys and other animals. While hiking through the reserve, you can bird watch, enjoy the flora and fauna, and be in awe at the beautiful ocean views and sandy beaches.  You can also go horseback riding or rent an ATV to go to the other end of the reserve, Mal-Pais, and enjoy even more scenic and breath taking white sandy beaches. Mal-Pais and Santa-Teresa are among the world’s most famous beaches visited by surfers from around the world. You can surf in Cabuya, and at high tide you’ll discover the world-class surfing conditions at Playa los Sedros.

The night life in Cabuya is quiet and relaxed, but just 7km (4.35 miles) away you will discover a wide variety of restaurants, pubs, bars and full moon beach parties in Montezuma, Mal-Pais and Santa-Teresa. There is a bus that runs approximately every two hours, and you can visit more beautiful beaches and waterfalls around Cabuya. While in Cabuya, don’t miss Rio Lajas: its shady banks are ideal for bird watching, where kingfishers, herons, toucans and even roseate spoon bills can be seen. Upstream there are refreshing swimming pools and natural Jacuzzis to relax in, while you enjoy your own personal "piece of Paradise".

Cabuya

Montezuma

Santa Teresa, Mal Pais