The Hotel Aurora is a beautiful flower covered mansion in the centre of the stunning fishing village of Montezuma on the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica. It has 18 private rooms each with their own bathing facilities, WiFi, balcony (or secluded area), air-conditioning and mini-bar. In addition the hotel offers a fully equipped litchen and relaxing lounge area.
The Hotel Aurora is your gateway to the southern Nicoya Peninsula. Begin in quaint Montezuma itself. A fishing port with beautiful white, sandy beaches, this village is an eclectic mix of Caribbean, Costa Rican and relaxation. Stroll through quaint little streets and the artisan market, eat in international or local restaurants, and enjoy a nightlife that is as active as you need.
After Montezuma, why not explore the jungle? The Montezuma Waterfalls, with its crystal-clear swimming pools is just above the village. The jungle is full of wildlife, from Howler and Capuchin monkeys to colourful parrots. You can book horse trekking tours through the jungle and out along the quiet beaches.
If you want some adventure, the Canopy tour takes you into the heart of the jungle and then up into the canopy on zip-wires, or you can go scuba diving and snorkelling at Tortuga island and even surf at the famous Mal Pais and Santa Teresa beaches. Costa Rica’s oldest national park, Cabo Blaca, is only ten kilometres south from the village, and here you can enjoy the jungle at its best.
The Hotel Aurora is a relaxing place, echoing the bohemian life-style of Montezuma itself. The village is not commercialised, in part due to its location between the cliffs, the jungle and the sea. Its beaches stretch for kilometres on both sides of the village, down to the smaller village of Cabuya in the south and beyond. Here you can swim in the ocean, or snorkel out at the reefs, especially the reef at la Isla de Cabuya, a small island 100 metres off the coast of Cabuya.
Whatever you want from your Costa Rican holiday, high-energy adventure, or indulgent relaxation, the Hotel Aurora is the perfect place to start and end your day.
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