Best Things To Do in Cahuita, Costa Rica

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  • Cahuita National Park
  • Sobre las Olas
  • Aviarios del Caribe Sloth Sanctuary
  • Tree of Life Wildlife Rescue Center and Botanical Gardens
  • Playa Negra
  • Pizzeria Cahuita
  • Caribbean Coconut

Below we have a list of things to do in Cahuita and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Cahuita getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Cahuita with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Cahuita

Here is the list of things to do in Cahuita and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Tortuguero National Park

    4.7 (571 Votes)
    Tortuguero National Park

    National Park, Nature

    If you love turtles then the National Park is the place to be. The national park accommodates birds, monkeys to name a few and the boat ride to the park is sure to offer you sightings of crocodiles. A thrill in itself, if you are lucky you will see small turtles meeting the sea for the first time at sunset- a natural miracle which will be hard to forget anytime soon.
  2. Cahuita National Park

    4.7 (630 Votes)
    Cahuita National Park

    Outdoors, Beach, National Park, Scuba

    Waves crash over the sand spreading its lacy chalky white foam all over the beach. The beach is calm and serene against the gentle water of the sea. The beach leads to the national park surrounded by trees in surprisingly different shades. The sunlight in the park shines on the beauty of the worldly environment. Welcome to paradise, the Cahuita National Park. Cahuita National Park was created i...Read more
  3. Sobre Las Olas

    4.4 (623 Votes)
    Sobre Las Olas

    Bar, Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Dine In

    Watch the sky streak with the most brilliant orange complimenting perfectly with hues of red and crimson, with hints of blue still lingering in the clouds. As the sun sets behind the horizon, the amazing colours battle with each other pushing away the blackness. The water gleam in the last rays of the sun.  As you watch the waves softly lapping on the beach, sip a Pina colada, and enjoy th...Read more
  4. Aviarios Del Caribe Sloth Sanctuary

    Wildlife Sanctuary

    Confused? You have every reason to be. The animal in front of you with either two toes or three toes is ambling around in the slowest possible manner. In the wild these animals plod along so slowly that algae grows on its furry coats and gives them a green tint which is a useful camouflage in the forest. But the sloths at the Aviarios Del Caribe Sloth Sanctuary are tended to with gentle care an...Read more
  5. Tree Of Life Wildlife Centre And Botanical Gardens

    Wildlife Park, Botanical Garden, Nature

    A haven for battered animals, animals rescued from injuries or were illegal pet and confiscated from the owners were all bought back to this institution to be nursed back to health and given an improved chance of survival in the wild. The Botanical Garden is not merely an ornamental garden, it is a safe house with a series of large cages which is home to the local fauna. Animals such as toucans...Read more
  6. Pizzeria Cahuita

    4.6 (600 Votes)
    Pizzeria Cahuita

    Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Discover a hidden gem along the coastline, where the trees protect a building serving food to enchant your five senses. Feast your eyes on the magnificent stretch of beach, admire the open space and feel the cool air under the canopy of trees. Hear the distant sound of gulls flying and leave your other senses to feel the impact of the food being served. The Pizzeria Cahuita focuses on simplicit...Read more
  7. Caribbean Coconut

    4.4 (614 Votes)
    Caribbean Coconut

    Hotel, Leisure

    Hotel Caribbean Coconut is at the edge of the jungle and you experience wildlife at your door. Sit on the patio at dusk or dawn and wait for wildlife to find you. The serenade of frogs, chorus of colourful birds, the ‘howls’ of howler monkeys, a slow moving sloth and a boa constrictor wound around a branch of a tree are all part of the beautiful scenery surrounding the hotel. It has...Read more
  8. Coco's Bar

    Bar, Food And Drinks, Restaurant, Entertainment

    Coco’s Bar is a hotspot for travellers after a long day of exploring. Located at the heart of the city, the Bar offers good food, drinks and lively music. Sway to some reggae and soca tunes over lip-smacking delicacies. A must after a hard day of exploring the city.
  9. Alma Verde

    Outdoors, Garden, Snorkeling , Bird Watching

    To offer a holistic approach, the Alma Verde is spread across 20 hectares of land consisting of medicinal plants. The place is home to many animals and accommodates visitors to experience oneness with the world around them. The place also offers medicinal therapies and is known for its Yoga sessions amidst the soothing greenery. Highlights Include: Herbal Sauna Snorkelling Chocotherapy Massage...Read more
  10. Playa Negra

    Beach, Walking Area, Nature

    The foamy waves crash into one another, as if they have something to say. The surfers come here to escape from the humdrum of everyday life. Sea breeze moves through palm leaves, making the coconut trees sway in rhythm. The trees and the waves speak an ancient language sending a universal message of harmony with Nature. This is Playa Negra, a beach with endless stretch of dark sand, speckled wi...Read more
  11. Playa Blanca

    Beach, Picnic Spot

    Known for its pristine white sand, the Playa Blanca is a nice way to get a sun tan while you enjoy its water. Probably one of the most un-crowded beaches in the city, a picnic here is sure to be intimate and relaxing. The capuchin monkeys which drop by to welcome its visitors only add to its charm. A must if you love a ‘silent’ beach.
  12. Puerto Viejo

    4.4 (1 Vote)
  13. Tortuguero Tours

    4.8 (2 Votes)
  14. Cabinas Caribe Luna

    4.5 (6 Votes)
  15. Hakuna Matata Hostel

    Limón Province, Cahuita, Costa Rica