Costa Rica is undisputed one of the most beautiful and amazing travel destinations for couples, families and even friends. Among the many things that make it exceptional are the breathtaking beaches, great weather, friendly locals and not mentioning, vacationing in Costa Rica is quite affordable. If you’re planning on visiting this wonderful place, here are a few of the best destinations that you should consider visiting:
1. Manuel Antonio:
As one of the most beautiful spots in the country, Manuel Antonio will let you enjoy not only the exciting beach life but also see and visit the coral reefs, the rain forest and the National Park. Thus, other than swimming and enjoying the magical scenes and sounds of the area, you’ll also have the opportunity to go on zip lining tours, boat trips and ATV adventures as well as scuba diving, water rafting, snorkeling, kayaking, sport fishing and horseback riding among others. Manuel Antonio is located on southern part of Quepos.
2. Drake Bay:
Being one of the most remote areas in Costa Rica, Drake Bay makes an excellent destination for honeymooners or simply anyone who wants to have a quiet and serene holiday/vacation. What makes this region exquisite is that it can only be accessed by a boat or plane. While staying here, you’ll have a chance to see lots of wildlife species, the spectacular beaches as well as get to visit the Cano Island and the Corcovado National Park.
3. Arenal Volcano:
Visiting Areal Volcano will give you a chance to see one of the world’s most active volcanoes and also experience the volcanic hot springs, the lava flows and the area’s lush rain-forest. Other than this, you may also choose to indulge in a number of activities such as windsurfing, zip lining, kayaking, horseback riding, fishing, white water rafting and hiking – all of which can be experienced around the outskirts of this majestic Volcano.
4. Jacó Beach:
If you are a huge and active fan of surfing, kayaking, sport fishing, hiking, horseback riding or backpacking, Jacó Beach is the place for you. By it being Costa Rica’s most famous destination, there’s always a lot going on here. It’s therefore advisable that you find and hire a tour operator who will help in custom designing the ideal adventure for you.
If you love nature, then, you’ll definitely fall in love with Monteverde. This small town is home to some of Costa Rica’s most breathtaking cloud forests, rain forests and reserves. The place is so magnificent to the extent that it’s considered among the Seven Wonders of Costa Rica. Monteverde is located in Puntarenas.