14 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

14 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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1
San Jose
— 1 night
2
Uvita
— 7 nights
3
Quepos
— 3 nights
4
La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 2 nights

1
night
San Jose

A trip to San Jose, the capital, commercial center, and cultural hub of Costa Rica, gives you a chance to experience the lively atmosphere and rich cultural past of this vibrant country.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): browse the exhibits of Galeria Namu and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Jose trip tool.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Tobias Bolanos International Airport, Juan Santamaria International Airport and Limon International Airport. In January, daily temperatures in San Jose can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Uvita.

Things to do in San Jose

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing
Galeria Namu ©
Galeria Namu

7
nights
Uvita

Uvita ©
Ideal for visitors looking to escape Costa Rica's busy beaches, Uvita offers a serene atmosphere and plenty of uncrowded sand for a leisurely vacation.
You've added Oro Verde Biological Reserve, Uvita Surf Lessons with Bodhi Surf + Yoga, Jungle ATV Quad Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Uvita: Catarata Bijagual (in Jaco) and Cloudbridge Nature Reserve (in San Gerardo De Rivas). Next up on the itinerary: ride a horse along Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge, stroll through Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Ventanas, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Uvita attractions planner.

Traveling by car from San Jose to Uvita takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Quepos.

Things to do in Uvita

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Dominical, Perez Zeledon, Playa Ventanas, Cascada Pavon - Waterfall in Costa Rica, Catarata Bijagual
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Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge ©
Uvita Surf Lessons with Bodhi Surf + Yoga ©
Parque Nacional Marino Ballena ©
Parque Nacional Marino Ballena

3
nights
Quepos

Quepos ©
The tourist-oriented town of Quepos marks the entrance for many travelers looking to explore the nearby national park.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Villa Vanilla / Rainforest Spices. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Manuel Antonio.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Quepos tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Uvita to Quepos takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Quepos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Manuel Antonio
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Playa Manuel Antonio ©
Playa Manuel Antonio
River Rafting & Tubing
Playa Biesanz ©
Playa Biesanz

2
nights
La Fortuna de San Carlos

La Fortuna de San Carlos ©
Set against the backdrop of the imposing Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos offers visitors a chance to explore diverse natural landscapes and sample some delicious local produce.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Arenal, Mirador El Silencio, Proyecto Asis, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Tabacon Hot Springs, admire the sheer force of La Fortuna Waterfall, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and tour the pleasant surroundings at La Fortuna Arenal Volcano Rain Forest Reserve.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our La Fortuna de San Carlos trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Quepos to La Fortuna de San Carlos in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Arenal Volcano National Park
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Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
Arenal Volcano
Arenal Volcano
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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