Santa Rosa National Park

Santa Rosa National Park is part of the Area de Conservación Guanacaste World Heritage site, in the northern western part of Costa Rica.

It was created in 1971 to protect the savannah, deciduous forest, marshlands, and mangroves of the area. Fauna includes coyotes, peccaries, White-nosed Coatis, Baird's Tapirs, three species of monkey (Geoffroy's Spider Monkey, Mantled Howler and White-headed Capuchin) and many varieties of sea and land turtles. Several cat species are also present (jaguarundi, ocelot, cougar and jaguar) but are rarely seen.

Things to See and Do

* Naranjo Beach
* La Casona Historical Site/museum
* Nancite Beach
* Hiking
* Islas Station

General information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency - Costa Rican colón (CRC)
Language – Spanish
Land Area – 495 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus six hours
International Country Telephone Code – +506

Travel Links – The Santa Rosa National Park is accessible from San Jose.

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