‘No Shoes No Shirt Nosara’ is how some describe this beach area famous for surf and yoga, but there’s a worldly element here as well as sophisticated travelers have discovered this serene, unspoiled corner of Costa Rica.  Located where the turtles meet the monkeys, this area has enjoyed both the protection of the national park system, as well as the decades-old efforts of the local citizens association that keep the beaches pristine and ensure hundreds of acres of protected forest interspersed with small-scale development.