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Hojancha Costa Rica
The municipalidad of Hojancha is a quaint little town on the Nicoya
Its economy is primarily based on government services and shopping for
The only beach area within Hojancha Canton is Playa Carrillo. The
neighboring Samara Beach is in Nicoya Canton.
Playa Carrillo is a picturesque horse-shoe shaped beach lined with palm
and soft white sand. The grass runway airport at Carrillo is right at
beach, giving tourists a feeling of landing on the beach, and a
memory that is unforgettable.
The majority of the mountainous countryside of Hojancha Canton is used
agriculture, much of it being huge teak plantations. The nacientes, or
springs, that are born in these mountains, are very important water
for the Nicoya Peninsula. One of these is the headwaters of the Nosara
which is protected by the Monte Alto Forest Reserve and Nosara
Zone in Hojancha.