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Nosara Getting Around

Getting from beach to beach in Nosara is challenging sans motorized vehicle. For those without wheels, southernmost Playa Guiones is the best place to stay – here amenities like restaurants, a convenience store, doctor’s office, and pharmacy are all within walking distance. A hilly five-minute car ride north lies Playa Pelada, which has fewer hotels and eateries; five minutes farther still sits the even more remote Playa Nosara.

ATV:

An ATV is the fastest (and dustiest) way to get around the area. Wear sunglasses to protect your eyes, as pebbles and rocks can be a problem. Four-wheelers can be rented hourly, daily or weekly.

Bicycle:

Beach cruiser bicycles are convenient and inexpensive means of transport. Try renting from the Frog Pad, down the street from the Gilded Iguana and next to Villas Tortuga. Prices are $10 per day or $50 per week with a deposit of a license, passport, or $50.

On Foot:

Getting around on foot is difficult unless staying in downtown Guiones. A car, ATV, bike, or motorcycle is recommended if staying anywhere else.

Nosara Travel Guide

Nosara Travel Guide

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