Garza is a quiet beachside town on the coast of the Nicoya Peninsula, right next to the Pacific Ocean. At the local beach, palm trees and white sand border a bright blue ocean. Under the right conditions surfers can catch chest-high waves in Garza Bay, although the waves are usually fairly gentle. Large cliffs frame both ends of the beach.
Snorkelers come here to check out the reefs that grow a short distance from the shore. Water near Garza is usually pretty clear, which makes it east to spot colorful tropical fish. This location also serves as a good setting off point for sport fishing trips. On land, exotic birds strut their stuff – you might see gorgeous pink flamingoes on the shore.
Travelers can live well in Garza. There are restaurants, small shops, and several upscale hotels. While you’re in this part of Nicoya consider visiting nearby beaches – Guiones Beach has larger waves and good surfing just a few miles to the north. Ostional Wildlife Refuge is 30 minutes north of Garza by car, and it has a beach where Olive Ridley sea turtles lay their eggs.
Frequently asked Questions
Is Your Planning Service Free?
Yes! The rates are the same if you book directly with the hotels and tours. We offer the additional value of an expert planner to ensure your trip is perfect.
How Does Your Service Work?
We listen to your vision for your trip and ensure that your experience exceeds all of your expectations. Think of us as the “Zappos of Travel.” We do more than book your reservations — we take a holistic approach and create seamless plans.
Can I Trust You?
We have planned thousands of vacations for people just like you. Our mission to redefine and simplify travel planning began in 2006 in Costa Rica, and it continues to this very moment. With over a decade of travel planning experience, we are confident that we can craft your perfect vacation for free.