Our top 5 Costa Rica destinations
The Osa Peninsula tops our list as one of the most interesting destinations in the country. It is part of the more remote part of the Pacific South and is not as easy to reach as other parts of Costa Rica. this is why this destination is best for those with an adventurous spirit who has a strong desire to explore the raw, natural wonders of Costa Rica.
The best part of this little Peninsula is by the Corcovado National Park. This national park alone holds within the highest density of biodiversity in the whole country. You can spot all four monkey species, hundreds of bird species including the scarlet macaws, all six feline species and many insects, lizards, and lush, vibrant flora. Explore the trails through the tropical rainforest and make sure to take a licensed guide with you! Corcovado offers some challenges even to the more seasoned hikers. Or perhaps you would like to go snorkeling, scuba diving or whale watching. Let us know! We can arrange it all.
If you are looking for a trip that combines a valuable cultural experience with some stunning Costa Rica scenery, make sure to pay a visit to the Nicoya Peninsula. As part of Guanacaste Costa Rica, Nicoya is located on the northern Pacific side and holds some of the country’s most beautiful beaches. You can take a horseback riding tour along the Samara beach or go surfing in Nosara. Hear howler monkeys every morning from your hotel and enjoy meals bursting with local flavors. Explore unique national parks such as Palo Verde and Barra Honda and experience the real Pura Vida lifestyle in one of the world’s Blue Zones! If you are curious about the rest of Guanacaste, travel north to explore Playa Tamarindo and the Gulf of Papagayo. Each enchanting in its own unique way. The Gulf of Papagayo especially is great for those who desire packages to Costa Rica that include everything from tours to a spa, luxury rooms, meals, anything you want. We can make your Costa Rica trip the fit your desires exactly!
A cloud forest is a fascinating natural phenomenon you can explore. The high levels of humidity and fertility in the soil cause the forest to grow rapidly, creating unique flora and fauna along with it. Monteverde is also home to Latin America’s longest canopy tour soaring over the forest canopy. Additionally, you can visit a coffee plantation owned by a local Costa Rica family and learn why this coffee is not only the best in Central America, but also in the world! Take a hike on the muddy trails and spot sloths and birds inducing the Resplendent Quetzal.
This province covers the entire east of the country and has a huge variety of destinations and experiences to offer. Here you can experience the so called Afro-Caribbean culture and explore stunning national parks such as Cahuita and Tortuguero. You can also mix in some real adventure and raft along one of the world’s most popular rapids cutting through the jungle on the Pacuare river. This river is known for its natural beauty as well as the world class adventure you can have on it!
This conical beauty is an active volcano towering above the small town of La Fortuna. You can’t visit Costa Rica without stopping by the Arenal Volcano and this is why it is part of almost every list we make! Arenal is perfect for an adventure vacation that highlights the natural beauty of the country as well as a family vacation full of fun and relaxation. Go white-water rafting, ziplining over the forest canopy, horseback riding and hiking in the tropical rainforest to soaking in the natural hot springs and strolling along the stunning hanging bridges. You can stay at a beautiful hotel with view of the forest and volcano, a lodge popular with avid birders or opt for the most famous resort in the world where guests can experience every possible luxury and comfort. Either way, you are guaranteed a wonderful trip!
These are the most popular destinations but they only scratch the Surface! Contact us and we can get you great deals when you travel to Costa Rica. Our sales team are Costa Rica experts and will be able to answer every one of your questions! Let us help you plan the Costa Rica vacation of a lifetime!