Know where your going, what you’ll be doing, where you’ll be staying, how you’ll be getting around and what you’ll be eating, or just go commando and roll with the flow. we can set you up with the vacation of a lifetime on Planet Costa Rica.
Some of the highlights include…
1. Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
Shrouded in clouds, the stunning Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve has a unique air of mystery to it. A distinctive mountain rainforest where the humidity is usually 100%, Monteverde is home to more than 3000 species of animals and plants.
2. Arenal Volcano & Hot Springs
The most active volcano in Costa Rica, the fiery Arenal is indeed a sight to behold. Visit La Fortuna, a tiny town near the base of the volcano to catch a glimpse of the fireworks on display. While here don’t forget to check out the marvelous Hot Springs, a tropical paradise where you can relax both your mind and body.
3. Drake Bay & Corcovado National Park
Located on the gorgeous Osa Peninsula, the Corcovado National Park has been called as one of the most biodiverse places on earth. Together with Drake Bay, this region has become an ecotourism hot spot for those who want to be one with nature.
4. Manuel Antonio & Manuel Antonio National Park
What this park lacks in size, it makes up for in the incredible wealth of attractions found here. Stunning tropical beaches, an amazing array of birds and wildlife, rich dense forestation, easy accessibility and a plethora of things to do, all make this park one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
5. Tortuguero National Park
A key turtle breeding ground in the Caribbean, the Tortuguero National Park is the habitat and nesting ground of four of the eight species of marine turtles in the world. Known for its meandering rivers and lovely lagoons, this area is also home to the endangered West Indian manatee.
Nosara is a tranquil beach community, ideal for a surfer or nature lover’s vacation. Located where the turtles meet the monkeys, this serene unspoiled corner of Costa Rica has enjoyed both the protection of the national park system, as well as the efforts of the local citizens association that keep the beaches pristine and ensure hundreds of acres of protected forest interspersed with small-scale development.
7. Dominical & Costa Ballena
Located in Puntarenas, Playa Dominical is a growing tourist destination thanks to its world famous surf beach. More specifically a region between the beach towns of Dominical and Ojochal, Costa Ballena, is becoming an increasingly popular beach destination. With scarcely populated beaches, untouched rain forest jungles and of course, some of the most consistent waves in the world, Dominical clearly should be a consideration for anyone looking to travel to Costa Rica.
8. Puerto Viejo & Cahuita National Park
Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica has a lot to offer. From world-class surfing, snorkeling and diving among the many reefs in the blue waters, to mountain biking, horseback riding and cultural visits to indigenous people. Nearby Cahuita National Park, protecting Costa Rica’s largest and only coral reef, combines beautiful beaches with lush coastal rainforests to provide a truly wonderful atmosphere to relax in.
9. Rincon de la Vieja Volcano
An eco-adventure haven, the Rincon de la Vieja is an active volcano that is more than a million years old. Sitting inside a national park sharing the same name, this area boasts dramatic sceneries, roaring waterfalls, relaxing hot springs, bubbling mud pits and wonderful picnic areas to enjoy.
10. Grecia & Sarchi
Located in the gorgeous highlands of San Jose, the picturesque towns of Grecia, Sarchi and San Ramon provide a wonderful escape from city life. Great communities to get an up close view of Tico culture, places like Sarchi are known for its intricate and artistic wooden handicrafts.