Playa Carbón can be reached from Matapalo, from the westside of Playa Grande. It is, just like Playa Ventanas, part of the Las Baulas National Park where the leatherback turtles comes to lay their eggs. This sea turtle can measure up to 2,5 meters and weigh up to 700 kilos. Unlike other turtles, this species has no hard shell, but rather a black, leathery skin with ridges running lengthwise. Also Cerro El Mono can be climbed being bordered by platforms and rocky cliffs, in which in low tide, it is possible to observe colorful small fishes.
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