Reserva natural absoluta Cabo blanco
Nicoya Peninsula, near Mal País
This protected area is in the extreme south of the Nicoya Peninsula
The reserve is situated partly on the peninsula, but mostly, however, under the sea. Founded in 1963, this protected nature area offers rain forests on the ground, and a rich marine life in the 1800 hectares of protected water areas.
A trail through a 2-hour walking route over hill and dale (one way; bring enough water), through tropical dry forest, leads to the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, which is located on a beautiful golden sand beach with turquoise green water.