The southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica is as close to paradise as one can get. Golfito is a perfect example of this. In addition to being a surfer’s dream with the accompanying laidback vibe, it also has all...

Golfito Costa Rica Map

Guidebooks typically refer to Golfito as picturesque This is because it was founded as a banana port in the 1930s and the plantation owners and United Fruit Company executives lived in very nice homes most with verandas The town today has over 5 000 people It sits nestled below steep forested hills and as a matter of fact is only a few blocks wide but many more blocks long The town follows the water s edge And when we say that we mean the town really follows the water s edge some of the houses are on stilts above the water and others cling to cliffs above the water A map of Golfito Costa Rica brings this unique street plan home to you There are actually several kinds of maps topographical maps show the elevations of the region for example Touristy maps have little icons which show tourist attractions in the area like sport fishing kayaking surfing scuba diving and surfing

Map of Golfito Costa Rica

The lodgings in Golfito have also been described as rustic although of course newer buildings within the last ten years or so have all modern amenities including that very necessary amenity wi fi Shoppers from all over Costa Rica come to Golfito to take advantage of the deals found in the duty free warehouse Golfito is a port after all This duty free warehouse or Zona Americana was created as a way to help bolster Golfito s economy AGolfito map may even show you the demographics of the region there are a lot of North American expatriates here who come to take advantage of the friendly atmosphere and the nice warm climate In addition the Costa Rica Coast Guard Academy is headquartered here Golfito Costa Rica google map

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