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The people most familiar with Cabuya are supposedly dead. At the very end of the Nicoya Peninsula, this tiny island that doubles as a cemetery can be reached only at low tide, and according to local legend, it’s haunted by ghosts. At night, people occasionally take candlelit walks on the island for funerals, casting an eerie glow over the water.  

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Cabuya Island

The people most familiar with Cabuya are supposedly dead. At the very end of the Nicoya Peninsula, this tiny island that doubles as a cemetery can be reached only at low tide, and according to local legend, it’s haunted by ghosts. At night, people occasionally take candlelit walks on the island for funerals, casting an eerie glow over the water.