Montezuma Beach, Costa Rica

The oldest established tourist destination on the southern Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica, Montezuma is a small town located on the shore just inside the Gulf of Nicoya only a few kilometers east of the tip and Cabo Blanco Reserve.

The beautiful sand beaches along this part of the coast are of southern exposure to the Pacific Ocean. Montezuma is yet another town geared for tourism.

Well known for its exuberant and diverse nightlife, Montezuma is an international tourist destination with a European flair and artsy feel to it. Downtown is home to a variety of boutiques featuring local arts, and crafts and some unique waterfront bars and restaurants. One of the better restaurant on the Nicoya Peninsula you can find here in Montezuma. There is one that is called Playa Los Artistas, which is a beachfront restaurant and the food and setting is just amazing. On the beach of Montezuma there is bar with dancing and sometimes live performances, the bar is called “chicos” which is very popular.

Traditionally known as a backpacker’s town , many young people come to Montezuma to enjoy fun in the sun. On an average accommodations here range from small to medium budget hotel rooms. Restaurants are abundant and the food is diverse, from local fare to international cuisine. You can either get a hamburger or lobster, whatever you prefer.
There are enough activities to keep visitors busy. Horseback rides and ATV rentals are popular and there is a magnificent waterfall, located a short walk from the center of Montezuma.

Montezuma is only 30 minutes from Tambor and I go there on regular basis, either to enjoy the beach, have lunch, dinner or go dancing. The road from Tambor to Cobano is paved and from Cobano to Montezuma the road is being improved right now making it very accessible. Come to Montezuma in Costa Rica and enjoy!


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