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Golfito Canton Costa Rica
The municipalidad city of Golfito is a port town on the calm Golfito
Bay, on the inland side of the large Golfo Dulce. Golfito Canton also
across the Gulf and covers the majority southern portion of the Osa
under its jurisdiction.
Surrounding by the Golfito
Wildlife Refuge and dense rainforests, the city is
for its Deposito Libre, or Free Port. Because residents can purchase
goods duty-free, it is a popular weekend destination for locals and
Also the site of a planned future marina, Golfito enjoys boating and
tourism. Beach areas to the south of Golfito include Playa Zancudo and
famous for their surfing and laid-back atmosphere.
The county also extends to the southernmost coastal beaches of Costa
past Punta Burica and into the Guaymi Indigenous Reserve to Punta
On the southern portion of the Osa Peninsula, the town of Puerto
is a popular destination for surfers and adventure ecotourism,
remote and rustic lodging immersed in the wildlife and nature setting
one of the most protected pieces of rainforest in the world.