It has 505 hectares and forms part of the Conservation Area of Guanacaste managed by the Santa Rosa offices. Its quiet bay and its protected beach offer a great place to swim, sale and snorkel; there is a tropical dry forest and mangroves. There are short footpaths that lead to these, habitats of some sea birds, such as the pelican; and also if visiting during the right season the turtles nesting areas, and you can also see the Orosí Volcano.
Ph + (506) 2679-9692. There is a forest post that is always in contact with Santa Rosa via phone and radio. Entry to the park costs 6 US$ and includes entry to Santa Rosa.
How to arrive and leave
Once in Cuajiniquil drive 2Km along the asphalt road, and then take a right turn onto a dirt road, there are signposts that will tell you need to drive on for a further 4Km until you reach the entrance of the refuge, opening times from 07:00 a.m to 07:00 p.m. From there a road in bad condition leads to the beach, the forest outpost and the camp site.