Barra Honda National Park
Barra Honda National Park is located in the province of Guanacaste, more specifically in the Tempisque River basin. It`s more accurate location is 22 kilometers northeast of the city of Nicoya. With a total area of 2295 hectares, Barra Honda`s is famous for the amazing cave systems located in its steep mountainous rock formations ( hills and ridges ). Barra Honda is visited by caving enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. In case the visitor is not particularly fond of caves, caverns and heights, there are plenty of other attractions, like deep canyons, pristine creeks and trails that can be explored on a self guided basis. The tropical dry forests, savannahs and charrall typical of this province is a stunning natural habitat, in which plenty of mammals, birds and reptiles abound. The caves itself are truly a natural treasures. Stalagmites and Stalactites are abundant. Only 50 % of the caves have been explored by professional explorers and geologists.