Santa Rosa National Park & Junquillal Wildlife Refuge

Santa Rosa National Park & Junquillal Wildlife Refuge Tour is an expedition that will let you discover about Costa Rica History, the Tropical Dry Forest, and the wildlife, as well you will explore one of the most beautiful beaches in Guanacaste at the Junquillal Wildlife Refuge, these tours combine some hike with relaxing time.

All our Guanacaste Tours depart from:

Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Ocotal, and Riu Guanacaste Hotels. We also leave from Andaz Papagayo, Planet Hollywood Costa Rica, and Four Seasons Costa Rica. As well as Secrets Papagayo, Villas Sol, Occidental Papagayo, El Mangroove Resort among others. You can also enjoy our tours from Tamarindo Beach, Flamingo, Playa Conchal, and Potrero. 


  • Santa Rosa National Park & Junquillal Wildlife Refuge

    Santa Rosa National Park Tour will take you through a review of the colonial history of Costa Rica.  This is the place where Costa Rica defeated in the first of two battles, their land and freedom from the Filibusters invaders in 1856 commanded by the William Walker from New Orleans who pretends to make of Central America southern English speaking colonies under his rule.  The remains of the battle still there as the ancient witness of Costa Rica history.

    In the Santa Rosa National Park is also you can find one of the last remains of pure tropical dry forest in the world. You will admire the many varieties of flora and fauna residents in the area and we can be lucky with the visit of spider and howler monkeys, deer’s, raccoons, coatimundis, birds, and some other animals.

    Later Santa Rosa National Park Tour continues driving north to the beautiful and calm Junquillal Wildlife Refuge. Here you can enjoy an excellent beach to walk, the perfect ocean for a swim and relax. In Junquillal you can observe white-faced monkeys, big iguanas, raccoons, deer’s and other animal species. Here we will prepare a delicious beachfront BBQ lunch for you.

    Come with us on this journey and discover some of Costa Rica’s history and relax on a lonely and quiet beach with your family, friends, or with your couple. The tour can be joined by everybody as the hikes are very easy and the rest of the tour is a relaxing day on the beach.

  • Rates Santa Rosa National Park

    2 people4 people6+ people
    From Playas del Coco, Hermosa, Ocotal, Riu Guanacaste Hotels,  Secrets Papagayo, Occidental Papagayo, El Mangroove and Villa del Sol$180 p.p$160 p.p$130 p.p
    Planet Hollywood, Andaz Papagayo, and Four Seasons Peninsula
    $190 p.p$170 p.p$140 p.p
    From Tamarindo, Flamingo, Potrero, and Conchal$190 p.p$170 p.p$140 p.p

  • Private Transportation, Bilingual Guide, National Parks Entrance Fee, Beach Lunch, Fruits, Snacks, Water.

  • What to bring: Long and short pants, swimsuit, towel, insect repellent, hat, sunblock, extra clothes, sunglasses, camera, tennis shoes, extra water

    Includes: Transportation, bilingual guide, water, fruits, box lunch, entrances fee

    Duration: 9 hours approx.

    Departure: 7.00 am / Return: 4.00 pm approx.

    Hiking Level: Easy

    *Note: If you suffer from high or low-pressure problems, asthma, or any heart problem please let our guide know and bring your medication with you. As well if you have any knees, hip, and back problems that difficult for you to hike, it is necessary that your info to us before taken the tour.

    Santa Rosa National Park hike is a level 1, easy, the trail has been totally adapted for guests with hike disabilities. It is not difficult but your safety is first, our tours are private, which gives you the chance to hike the park at your own pace.

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