Neily, South Puntarenas

Puntarenas beautiful sunset
Puntarenas beautiful sunset

Situated in the canton of Corredores is Ciudad Nelly, a city that blends exotic beauty and urban lifestyle. Neily is part of Costa Rica's largest province, Puntarenas one of the country's most popular tourist destinations. The province is known for its lush wildlife and amazing adventures, which makes its one of the most exciting places to visit while vacationing in Costa Rica.

The province of Puntarenas lies along Costa Rica's Pacific coast, with beaches and forests littering the area. Guests can choose from a wide array of activities while in the province. Those looking for a more relaxed sort of vacation would have a fantastic time visiting the province's parks. Teeming with flora and fauna, Puntarenas is a tropical paradise for nature lovers. On the other hand, a beach person would also have a great vacation in the province, as Puntarenas is home to many beautiful beaches. Visitors can head to one of the province's many tranquil blue beaches or go to its surfing beaches for an unforgettable experience.

Ciudad Neily is one of the most interesting places in the province of Puntarenas. Also called by locals Villa Neily, the city has a balance of exciting rural adventures and comfortable urban settings that are perfect for single, couple, or family vacations. Ciudad Neily has several nearby forests and a river running through it, lending a unique beauty to the place. With the natural wonders surrounding the city, adventures are waiting for visitors who want to experience Costa Rica.

The best place to visit Neily is during the dry season (December through April), as guests can go to the city's crystal holes. These beautiful formations are found along the river of Ciudad Neily. Visitors can swim in crystal water contained in these holes. An experience like no other, as guests are allowed to swim in sparkling water with perfect temperature. Those looking for a unique adventure can go spelunking and explore the caverns of Fila de Cal.

Guests can also head to the nearby Corcovado National Park to look at some of the most beautiful species of animals and plants this side of Costa Rica. Guests can also go to one of south Puntarenas' indigenous reservations. Ciudad Neily is home to some members of the Guayami people, who used to be semi-nomadic. The Guayami make beautiful handicrafts like the chacaras, or woven backpacks, nuñugas, beaded accessories, and beautiful musical instruments. Other activities guests could join in while visiting Ciudad Neily include a hiking tour of Corcovado National Park, dolphin watching or kayaking in the Golfo Dulce, hiking, and sportfishing just outside of Golfito.

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Where to Stay near Neily

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