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Cuajiniquil typical Lunch or Dinner

  • 1 h
  • $101-$802
  • La Cruz

Service Description

"Tours will be charged per person" Visit the towns of La Cruz and Cuajiniquil La Cruz is a small town north of Guanacaste next to the Nicaraguan border. It’s one of Costa Rica’s treasures, as it played an important role in the country’s history, Invasion attempt by rogue Army led by USA born William Walker, another invasion attempt by ousted President Calderon Guardia and landing strip for Contra Rebel arms delivery by Oliver North for the CIA and nowadays is a popular spot for kite surfers and nature lovers. About 10,000 people live in and around La Cruz. The name of La Cruz translates to “The Cross” and dates to the incident at the time when the mules carried the cattle from Nicaragua to Liberia when one of them passing through the region fell dead because he pursued a cow that had escaped from the herd. Therefore, their peers placed a cross of sticks on his grave. Later, this cross served as a reference to the mules that went over there to make a break and count the cattle, before continuing their journey to their destination. Cuajiniquil is a small fishing village on the Pacific coast of northwest Costa Rica. This little town is located about 10 km from the Pan-American Highway, 56 km northwest of Liberia, and 50 km southwest of Nicaragua. About 2,000 people live in and around Cuajiniquil. Many people make a modest living by fishing from shore, fishing from small boats near the coast, or working as crewmembers on larger boats. Fishermen fish from small boats using nets, hook and line, and spear guns. Their harvest includes lobster, octopus, and red snapper. Long-liners travel far from shore and extract pelagic species, mostly dolphin fish and thresher sharks. See the views, taste the food and walk the streets.

Contact Details

  • Guanacaste Province, La Cruz, Costa Rica


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