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This tiny little Caribbean town is among my favourite places in Costa Rica (I think only second to Montezuma on the Pacific which wins out slightly for having more options for eating and going out).
The town gained considerably notoriety back in 2000 when two young girls were killed. As a result, tourism sharply declined and security increased. Despite this tragedy, Cahuita is a generally very safe place to visit (I found it considerably safer than Puerto Viejo just 20 minutes south) and absolutely beautiful.
You can stay in inexpensive cabins just a few steps from the National Park which has 11 kilometres of beaches, coral reefs and jungle trails that allow you an upclose encounter with many animals (watch out for those pesky monkeys- they love to steal food and cameras!) The coconut curry food is spectacular and the people generally really friendly. Don't miss out on staying in Cahuita - it is such a treasure!
- Pros:Not too touristy, inexpensive, amazing food, beautiful
- Cons:Not too much of a nightlife
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