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Costa Rica

4.3
Beaches · Nature & Parks · Zipline

Popular things to do in Costa Rica

Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Hot Spring
Tabacon Hot Springs La Fortuna
4.4
Duration: 4h 30 min
Tortuguero National Park ©
National Park
Tortuguero National Park Tortuguero
4.4
Duration: 8 hours
Playa Manuel Antonio ©
Beach
Playa Manuel Antonio Manuel Antonio
4.3
Duration: 4 hours
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.

Tours in Costa Rica

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Canyoning / Rapelling Tour
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours La Fortuna de San Carlos
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
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Canyoning / Rapelling Tour
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours Jaco
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
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Boat Tour
Boat Tours & Water Sports Tamarindo
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
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Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours La Fortuna de San Carlos
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

Wildlife in Costa Rica

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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours Manuel Antonio
4.8
Duration: 3 hours
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching Playa Flamingo
4.8
Duration: 5 hours
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling Tamarindo
4.7
Duration: 4h 30 min

Hidden gems in Costa Rica

Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge ©
Nature / Park
Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge Cano Negro
4.5
Duration: 6 hours
Bogarin Trail
Park
Bogarin Trail La Fortuna de San Carlos
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
Venado Caves ©
Cave
Venado Caves Arenal Volcano National Park
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min

Parks in Costa Rica

Proyecto Asis ©
Nature / Park
Proyecto Asis La Fortuna de San Carlos
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
Nature Observatorio ©
Nature / Park
Nature Observatorio Manzanillo
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
Tarantulas Way
Nature / Park
Tarantulas Way Cahuita
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
Osa Canopy Tour ©
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Osa Canopy Tour Ballena
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
Surcos Tours ©
Sightseeing Tour
Surcos Tours Puerto Jimenez
4.7
Duration: 8 hours
Museo de Ciencias Naturales La Salle ©
Science Museum
Museo de Ciencias Naturales La Salle San Jose
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min

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