Paquera Curu Wildlife Refuge

You may see the Squirrel monkey at Paquera Curu Wildlife Refuge,

Curu Wildlife Refuge  Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica  Curu Wildlife Refuge, between Paquera and Tambor, Curu Wildlife Refuge is a major attraction in southern Nicoya Peninsula , protects tropical dry forests, beaches and mangrove rivers & estuaries.  Curu it combines sustainable agriculture and forest management with the protection of wildlife and the private nature. , for ecotourists, the Curu Wildlife Refuge is a major attraction in southern Nicoya Peninsula.  Despite its small size – only 84 hectares (207 acres) – Curú is home to an abundant wildlife population and spread in five different ecological habitats, including dry tropical rainforest, mangroves and marine habitats.Curu Wildlife Refuge has More than 232 species of birds, 78 species of mammals, 87 types of reptiles, 25 species of amphibians and 500 different plants that live in the area.

Amazing view of Paquera Curu Wildlife


Curu entry is 6 km after Paquera and 16 km before Tambor. There are several trails in the within the Refuge, including short,  easy trails and long,  difficult trails that can take several hours to complete.


Curú opens daily from 07:00  to 15:00
Entry is $ 10 per person per day.
Arrange guided tours with a naturalist. We really recommend this tour is one of those that you shouldn,t miss.

What to Bring: Sunscreen, comfortable clothes, camera



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