Dominical travel guide

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You're Going to Love Dominical

Dominical is a small enchanting village sitting on the sandy beaches of the Puntarenas Province. Resting along Costa Rica's Central Pacific coastline, Dominical is one of the most attractive locations for surfers worldwide.

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When to Visit Dominical

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Mid-December to April is dry and sunny, which makes it the ideal time to visit Dominical. However, it's the peak season for tourists so it will also be more expensive.

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Where to Stay in Dominical

El Coco has rooms with shared bathrooms but no hot water. Villas Rio Mar is located half a mile upstream the Baru River, and its amenities include hot water, a fan, and a restaurant. Located in Puntarenas, the Danyasa Eco-Retreat-Bamboo Yoga Play Studio offers accommodation and retreat classes amidst the tranquility of Costa Rica's forest; purchase a yoga class for ₡7,001.73 and a therapeutic massage for ₡35,008.67.

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How to Get Around Dominical

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Shopping Streets

The Boruca Gallery Gift Shop sells carved and painted wooden masks made by Borucan artisans starting at ₡5,834.78. Located next to Restaurante El Coco, Ruth's Clothing is the most popular store in Dominical. Her clothing line includes handmade apparel for men and women, jewelry, and souvenir t-shirts.

Groceries and Other

Dominical Supermarket, located at the main entrance of Dominical Village, has food and toiletries. One gallon of milk costs ₡2,818.20 and a dozen eggs ₡1,639.57. Mama Toucan's Natural and Organic Foods is a whole-foods store that sells fresh organic vegetables, a wide selection of gluten-free foods, bagels, bread, ice cream, and chocolate.

Where to Eat in Dominical

Dominical's foods are a mixture of South and Central American cuisines. The Aracari Restaurant in La Cusinga Eco Lodge hotel serves organically grown food from the hotel's property and local markets. If a late night dinner is on your schedule, Que Nivel is the hip spot serving food and drinks until 2 am.