From La Cruz to Cuajiniquil you can experience rural tourism in farms, bird watching, whales, dolphins, scuba diving, snorkeling, meet the local fishermen, visit the Isla Bolaños wild life refuge, which is part of the Santa Rosa National Park of the Guanacaste Conservation Area; observe geological attractions, cause La Cruz is one of the few places in the world where you can watch the layers of the earth´s crust outside the ocean.
Visiting La Cruz Beaches means being at one of the top ten destinations in the world to practice the extreme sport of kite surfing, while the visitor delights himself with the gastronomy based on sea products or the traditional palmed tortilla, or “gallina achiotada” or corn rice.
La Cruz was declared canton of the petrogliphs for being one of the regions of the country with the most amount of archaeological vestiges, it is a zone with rich marine biodiversity, its waters are cold allowing great reproduction of marine species as well as easy sightseen if whales, turtles, sharks, manta rays, among other marine species.
Bahía Junquillal Wild Life Refuge
The Bahia Junquillal National Wild Life Refuge(RSBJ), is an area of 505 hectares, located 4 kilometers from Cuajiniquil and 16 kilometers from La Cruz. Shows great biological richness counting with 7 different coastal ecosystems, where water is present. Also, offers habitat and food to a great variety of organisms and groups of animals, it is an ideal site for bird watching and wild animals like the spider monkey, white face monkey, iguanas, racoons, lizards among others.