Costa Rica stands out as one of the most beautiful and delightful countries in the world and is the safest country in Central America.
Discover this beautiful, uninhabited area with its clean, warm waters, white sandy beaches and coconut palms.
Land excursions include a hike in a rainforest, white water rafting, a hike to the summit of an inactive volcano, a bath in mineral spring mud heated by steam and emerging from the center of the earth.
From San Jose, on the way to Los Suenos, stop at Café Cafetal for the beautiful view from the top of a mountain into a lush valley. In San Mateo visit the artisan studio to see local potters and their crafts.
Enjoy Islas Tortugas white sand beaches, or take tender for adventure in Curu Wildlife Preserve, a small privately-owned sanctuary at the southeast end of the Nicoya Peninsula. It is especially interesting because it has five distinct habitats. Wildlife includes, monkey, deer, iguanas and big cats. Sea turtles nest on Curu’s beaches and tidal pools are rich in marine life.
Cruise to Bahia Ballena, where you’ll find a national marine park with rock formations, small islands and some coral reefs, which is the perfect habitat for all kinds of marine animals and plants.
Steam to Isla Cedros and Isla Jesusita. Explore Islas Negritos just to the south, where you can visit a biological reserve and enjoy water sports and excellent fishing.
Bahia Luminoso & Isla Muertos—Take a hike to a beautiful secluded beach, or a horseback excursion to a waterfall. A short hike takes you to an undisturbed area for seeing howler monkeys, birds, iguanas and other exotic species.
On Isla San Lucas, you can explore what was once Costa Rica’s most infamous prison. Visit Playa Naranjo, a favorite beach of surfers.