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While one will find an abundance of serene, awe-inspiring settings here to relax and soak in that "pura vida", Sunshine Sanctuary is truly a hub for the intrepid adventure seekers. Between jungle and sea, the diverse location offers up a vast array of unforgettable things to experience.

Whether on the property itself or through one of our many friendly regional neighbors, you will have a new story to tell each and every night.




Sunshine Sanctuary can be a base camp for those who want to explore and play in the abundant possibilities that the area offers.  

• Visit one or all of the three tiers of the Montezuma waterfalls. The trail begins at our parking lot, so you can drop your bags and be diving into a pool of fresh water within minutes.

• Watch the sunset, or better yet, the sunrise over the ocean.

• Visit the local breweries. (Butterly Brewery is located at the entrance to our driveway).

• Enjoy the many marvelous restaurants with unique, world-class cuisine.

• Dance at Chico's bar, enjoy the weekly bonfire on the beach or the phenomenal local talent at the open mic nights at three different locations each week.

• Hike through Cabo Blanco Natural Reserve, which covers an area of 3,140 terrestrial acres terrestrial and marine 4,420 acres.

• Paddle board out to Cabuya Island to see the beautiful local cemetery.

• Explore the miles of beautiful beaches you can walk to from town.

• Zipline through the jungle.

• Enjoy yoga classes, sound healing, and ecstatic dance.

• Santa Teresa, a 20-minute drive offers great surfing, spectacular sunsets, and fun night life.

• Rent an ATV to explore the many jungle trails surrounding Montezuma.

• Learn to surf with one of our trusted guides.

• Spend the day snorkeling at Tortuga Island.

• Go night kayaking to see the bioluminescence.

• Bathe in the emerald waters of the natural pools of the Rio Lajas.

• Hire a local caballero to take you horseback riding.

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