Casa Indigo Nosara
Casa Indigo Nosara
Nosara Yoga Institute
Nosara Surf Shop
Ostional Turtle Rescue
Boca Nosara River Tours
GETTING TO NOSARA COSTA RICA
Nosara is located on the Guancaste Peninsula on the west coast of Costa Rica, south of Tamarindo, a 2.5 hour drive from Liberia airport (LIR) and 6 hours from San Jose (SJO).
We highly recommend renting a car, however Nosara is also serviced by various bus/shuttle/taxi services as well as flights from SJO Airport on Nature Air and Sansa airlines.
Things to do around Nosara
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Surf instructor Ru Hill opened the Innocent Surf School in Nosara, Costa Rica, in 2007, with three longboards that he drove to Guiones Beach every day in a car that served as his office and storefront.
I’d heard about how special Nosara was for years, due to the natural beauty and its active expat community. But it took me a while to visit because it’s not as easy to get to as the beaches along the Central Pacific coast and Southern Zone.
Read more on International Living
IT’S not every day that you step out from a sunset surf session straight into a jungle habitat of howler monkeys dangling in leafy guarumo trees, cicadas conducting a symphony, and a pair of white-nosed coati — raccoon-like animals with striped tails and masks — strolling across a dirt road, sending geckos darting out of their path. It was so enchanting that I even forget to swat at the mosquitoes hovering about, getting ready to divebomb my legs.
Read more in Bonnie Tsui’s article about Costa Rica in the NY Times.
Check out this photo gallery on Conde Nast Travler.
A Sunday afternoon road trip through the dusty roads between Guiones Beach and San Juanillo took us to a town where our car engine seemed to disturb the silence. At first glance, with the soccer field, the church and the school that create the center of the town, it didn’t look that different from any other Costa Rican coastal towns. However, arriving at the San Juanillo Beach made the first big difference.