The Murcielago Islands of Bat Islands are a group of lonely islands situated off the coast of the Santa Elena Peninsula, in the far north of Guanacaste. They are part of the amazing Guanacaste Conservation Area, including Santa Rosa National Park, Murcielago and Santa Elena Peninsula.The Bat Islands or Murcielago Islands are the second best dive site along with Caño Island and after Cocos Island. The Murcielago Islands are truly a unique site worth visiting. As a tip, the best trip schedule and route to visit the Murcielago Islands or Bat Islands is driving to Cuajiniquil, and book a charter from there. On route to the islands, visitors are able to admire the amazing and unexplored Santa Elena Peninsula, Bahia Santa Elena Bay with its crystal clear snorkeling waters and finally, after reaching open water, the islands.