The Best Things to Do in Costa Rica

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Costa Rica

Beaches · Nature & Parks · Zipline

Popular things to do in Costa Rica

Things to do in Costa Rica range from relaxing on sandy beaches like Playa Santa Teresa, to river rafting and horseback riding tours. Adventurous travelers, as well as ardent nature lovers, come to discover Costa Rica's diverse wildlife and pristine national parks, like Tortuguero and Arenal. A guided tour of Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve provides indispensable and enlightening insight into the ecology of the region. When you get tired of adventure, arrange a spa day at Tabacon Hot Springs, a luxurious five-star complex sited at the base of a mighty volcano.

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Parks in Costa Rica

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Places to visit in Costa Rica

La Fortuna de San Carlos BEST FOR: Hot Spring, Waterfall, River Rafting / Tubing Monteverde BEST FOR: Zipline, Nature / Park, Nightlife Manuel Antonio BEST FOR: Beach, Nightlife, Park Jaco BEST FOR: Zipline, Beach, Surfing / Windsurfing / Kitesurfing Tamarindo BEST FOR: Beach, Surfing / Windsurfing / Kitesurfing, Scuba / Snorkeling