Area de Conservación Guanacaste

198296 WDPA ID
1470.0 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Costa Rica


  • Original Name Zone de conservation de Guanacaste
  • English Designation World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)
  • IUCN Management Category Not Applicable
  • Status Inscribed
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 1999
  • Sublocation CR-G
  • Governance Type Not Reported
  • Management Authority Not Reported
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria (ix)(x)

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

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Sources (1)

  1. UNESCO World Heritage Sites Updated: 2021 IUCN World Heritage Programme

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UNEP-WCMC (2024). Protected Area Profile for Area de Conservación Guanacaste from the World Database on Protected Areas, May 2024. Available at: