Top 5 Things To Do In Costa Rica This Holiday Season


For a nation 1/3 the size of England, Costa Rica no doubt packs in a lot of variety. From active volcanoes & never-ending beaches to rainforests and amazing wildlife, Costa Rica has everything for travel enthusiasts from all over the world. And when it comes to things to do in Costa Rica the options are plenty. Let’s just check out a few of them:

Romantic Sunset Cruise:

This is perhaps one of the most romantic and relaxing things to in Costa Rica. Approximately every beach town like Playas del Coco & Playa Tamarindo provides sunset cruises as an excellent way to explore the sea. And during the cruise watching whales, dolphins and other nautical wildlife in their natural habitat is a memorable experience.

Super Golfing:

Costa Rica has definitely improved in the game of golf and one can find globally recognized golf courses throughout the country. Most of them are accessible on a resort’s property but you can buy a day pass to play a match or two.

If you are an avid golf lover, then you’ll certainly wish to visit the courses in  Guanacaste such as Four Seasons or Hacienda Pinilla since they provide some pretty cool views. Also, the Reserva Conchal features an excellent golf course that hosts  PGA tournaments for Latin America.

Canyoning Adventure:

If you’re looking for the perfect adventure in Costa Rica, then rappelling down cascades up to 200ft should be the best bet. It may be a little tougher for those with acrophobia but the rush of adrenaline streaming through your body takes over & all sense of anxiety will be dissolved.

Canyoning is truly appreciated in the Arenal region and also Playa Hermosa. A canyoning tour may cost you around $100 with lunch.

Beach Hopping:

The beautiful shores of Costa Rica are packed with stunning beaches and here you can explore beaches of all categories: dark sand, white sand, clear waters, turquoise waters, etc. So when traveling to the coast, don’t ignore to go beach hopping whether it is by foot or boat.

Mountain Biking:

Mountain biking can be best enjoyed in Costa Rica with trails starting from volcanoes and ending at various beaches. Biking is also a great way to get around beach towns like Playas del Coco or Puerto Viejo. Most of the towns give bikes on rentals for around $10 a day & it is an excellent way to interact with the locals.

Not the least but there are many places like  Nicoya Peninsula, Arenal Volcano,  Corcovado National Park, Manuel Antonio National Park, Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, Puerto Viejo de where you can have a great touring time.

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