Discovering the Best of Nosara with Sendero Hotel

Nosara is bursting with exciting places to discover, and we’ve made it easy for you to make the most of your stay.

Below we share Sendero’s curated list of top spots for eating, drinking and shopping, along with a peek into Nosara’s up-and-coming arts and cultural scene. If you’re seeking activities and adventures, click here for our excursions recommendations. And remember, our front desk team at Sendero Hotel is here to help. Reach out anytime for personalized tips and make your Nosara trip a breeze.

Eat & Drink

Enjoy delicious food and drink at Nosara’s many local eateries.

Altfin & Co: Surf culture, underground tavern & hifi listening room
Blue Zone Brewery: Craft beer, taco & games
Coyol: Mediterranean mountain sunset view
Destiny: Breakfast, brunch
Harmony: Local, seasonal
Howlers: Tacos, cocktails
Huacas Restaurant: Fusion, sunset view
Il Basilico: Italian, kid-friendly
La Brasa: Argentinean
La Luna: Mediterranean ocean sunset view
Mamagui: Italian
Olivia’s: Wood fired pizza
Outpost Cafe: Quiant cafe
Pacífico Azul: Local seafood
Rosi’s Soda Tica: Traditional Costa Rican
Seekret Spot: Gelato
Single Fin: Poke bowls
Swill: Natural wine shop


Our town is home to several boutique shops.

Apothecary: Botanical medicines, personal care
Bloom: Bohemian clothing, handmade jewelry
Gilded Iguana Shops: Bikes, surf & clothing
La Luna Store: Collective design, jewelry & gi!s
Lobo: Casual clothing, accessories & gi!s
Love Nosara: Local Costa Rican design
Madre: Plants boutique, pot & local designer products
Nosara Design: Home goods, accessories
Olo Alaia: Surf, coffee & beer

Arts & Culture

Nosara has a bustling up-and-coming arts scene.

Campo: Studio, books & art supplies
deCERCA Gallery (at Sendero hotel): Costa Rican contemporary art
Klei Art Center: Art & ceramic classes
Nosara Spanish Institute: Structured spanish programs

Farm Stands & Markets

Find the freshest local produce and goods.

Delicias del Mundo: Mini grocery, liquor store
Orgánico: Market, bakery & personal care
Nosara’s Farmers Market: Fresh produce, tasty snacks & goods (Tuesday | 9am – 2pm)
Roota: Refined market, cocina

Nosara, Costa Rica offers a wide array of experiences for every traveler. Whether you’re a foodie, love finding unique stores or an art lover, this charming town has something special for you. And if you’re seeking thrilling adventures and activities, be sure to check out our handpicked list of activities and adventures here. Don’t hesitate to reach out for more local recommendations and tips.