Visit surrounding Islands
Only fifteen minutes by car on a hill with stunning views is the natural reservoir of Isla Canas. The island is one of the largest breeding sites in the world for sea turtles and tours to observe turtles can be organized. The peak nesting season is from July to December, the peak season to incubate from August to December.
Isla Cañas has an extensive sandy beach on its south coast. The island is located in the Tonosi district, with 14 km of coastline and 1,200 hectares of live mangroves. It has a small community of locals, a school, electric power, national police and some mini stores. The economy of the town of Cañas is based on commercial fishing, clam harvesting and agriculture such as watermelon, rice and beans.
Named for the large numbers of iguanas that are seen on this island. Isla Iguana offers the perfect setting for a picnic day. You will find yourself surrounded by exotic tropical views, groups of birds, hermit crabs, red crabs, fine sand and yes, many iguanas.