Cabo Matapalo

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Cabo Matapalo Lighthouse
LocationCabo Matapalo, Costa Rica Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates8°22′48″N 83°17′37″W / 8.379889°N 83.2935°W / 8.379889; -83.2935
Constructionmetal Edit this on Wikidata
Shapesquare pyramid Edit this on Wikidata
Power sourcesolar power Edit this on Wikidata
CharacteristicFl W 10s Edit this on Wikidata

The village of Cabo Matapalo is located at the outermost point of the Osa Peninsula, in the southern Pacific coastal area of Costa Rica.

Cabo Matapalo Costa Rica, or more commonly referred to as Matapalo, is a small beach community located on the tip of the Osa Peninsula approximately an hour south of Puerto Jimenez. This area is recognized for its sustainability initiatives and most of the lodges and cabins rely on solar energy. The beaches in the Matapalo area have received the highly coveted Blue Ecological Flag. All for their emphasis on maintaining the natural beauty of the area and minimizing the carbon footprint of those living and visiting the area. Visitors to the Playa Matapalo area are sure to find secluded, untouched beaches with abundant plant life and animal activity. A gem in the southern Pacific region of Costa Rica! So sit back on the Playa and enjoy a tropical drink or if you are feeling more active, take a horseback riding tour and enjoy a stunning sunset while spotting wildlife such as howler monkeys and various birds.[1]

There is an active lighthouse on the point.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "The astonishing Wildlife of Matapalo". The Costa Rica News. 2017-01-19. Retrieved 2022-03-29.
  2. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Costa Rica". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 2016-09-07.
  3. ^ List of Lights, Buoys and Fog Signals Pacific Coast. Retrieved 7 September 2016

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