Nicoya Peninsula

Nicoya Peninsula Travel Guide

Articles about Nicoya Peninsula

By Stirling Kelso

Travel + Leisure’s first-ever best beaches survey reveals where to plant your umbrella in the sand, whether you’re looking for seclusion or wildlife viewing.

Hotels in Nicoya Peninsula

An intimate, adults-only hotel with 12 teak-and-mahogany villas. Wraparound windows provide tantalizing views of the Pacific, but the hotel's biggest draw is its long list of activities, from watersports to voluntourism opportunities.

Restaurants in Nicoya Peninsula

Elevating the Costa Rican soda—the Tico version of a corner diner—to new heights, Cuenca eschews the standard mom-and-pop operation tacked onto the front of a family home in favor of an expansive deck and cantina-style décor, with antique Costa Rican lanterns and lacquered tree-trunk bar

Things to do in Nicoya Peninsula

While this Pacific stretch’s notorious breaks are mainly for experts, novices can learn to hang ten along the calmer shores of Manuel Antonio Beach.