This biologically diverse refuge spans rainforest and beach and offers an excellent outing for nature lovers, photographers and wildlife enthusiasts alike.

Punta Leona Wildlife Refuge has well marked trails and is home to over 300 bird species. Common wildlife sightings include monkeys, raccoons, anteaters and iguanas.

Weather and packing list

Central Pacific temperatures remain the same nearly year round with average day time highs in the upper 80s to low 90s and night time lows in the upper 70s. Precipitation varies by month with the months of December through April being the driest.

Visitors should pack a bathing suit, towel, shorts, tee shirts, appropriate shoes, rain gear, sun block, and insect repellent.

Nearby Destinations

Jaco18 km
Hermosa de Jaco27 km
Manuel Antonio87 km
Dominical125 km
Puntarenas64 km


Latitude: N 9° 42' 15.98"
Longitude: W 84° 39' 43.06"

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