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Guanacaste and Northern Nicoya

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t A footbridge over Reserva Biologica Bosque Nuboso Monteverde

Experience Guanacaste and Northern Nicoya

A chain of volcanoes runs across this region, creating vast fertile plains to the east, while the rugged Pacific shore to the west is serrated by deep bays. Attracted by the abundance of natural resources, the matriarchal Matambú people established fishing communities around 500 AD; they later moved inland, leaving a legacy of superb artisan pottery that continues in the Guaitíl area. Guanacaste ...

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