The Best of Nosara, Costa Rica
Nosara, Costa Rica, is a Blue Zone, meaning that people here live better and longer. The sunsets, beaches, surfers, plant-based food, laid-back vibes, and chic and rustic mix make this an extraordinary place in the world, perfect for practicing Pura Vida.
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Where to stay in Nosara, Costa Rica
The Harmony Hotel
Expect bags of style and a low-key vibe at this Nosara favorite, just a two minute walk to surfer-favorite Playa Guiones.
The Gilded Iguana
Surfers heaven in Costa Rica with contemporary accommodations and an array of nature experiences.
Tierra Magnifica Boutique Hotel Costa Rica
Luxury meets the familiarity of home at this hilltop-perched Nosara hotel with an array of wellness and adventure offerings.
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Things to do in Nosara, Costa Rica
When in Nosara, Costa Rica, rent a golf car to get around on the dirt and rocky roads. This way, you can get to all your yoga classes, massages, surfing and more.
Take surf lessons with Nosara Surf School. Ask for Dorian, he is a wonderful teacher!
Go zip lining with Miss Sky Canopy Tour.
Check out Esquina Park for skateboarders.
Yoga & Massage
Enjoy a Massage at Tica Massage or Harmony Hotel
Check out Love Nosara for hats, shirts, small accessories and market tables along that same road for jewelry and small items. The bazaar by owner Gonca Gul is my favorite, from long bohemian dresses and jewelry to some cute kid finds too!
Eat & drink in Nosara, Costa Rica
La Luna: A must for dinner watching the sunset (with small crabs walking on the sand.)
Go Juice: For amazing açaí bowls in a coconut!
Harmony Hotel: Vegan lunch sushi.
Seekret Spot Gelateria: Vegan options and perfect after dinner hang out.
Living Hotel: All plant-based options with amazing juices.
Robins Cafe: For lunch or breakfast. Good stop for when shopping in town.
Taco Taco in Coconut Harry’s: Awesome tacos and beers.
La Casa: Locals and vacationers head here for a chill, fun dance party every Sunday night. You can even shop at Bazaar there!
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