Are you a nature lover or an adventure seeker? Wondering on where to go if you’re in Costa Rica? Well, we’ve got a list to help you with your problems. Worry not because we’re here to present to you the top most visited destinations in Costa Rica. Known for its beaches, natural parks and tropical vegetation, Costa Rica is one of the most popular destinations for people who seek a once in a lifetime adventure.
The first place you would want to go in Costa Rica is in the Arenal Volcano National Park and La Fortuna which are known for its endless activities for tourists. You can do horseback riding in its nearby hills. Or do canoeing, fishing and kite surfing in Lake Arenal. You can also do hiking and waterfall repelling in La Fortuna Waterfalls where you can also swim, take photos or just enjoy the scenery. There is also beautiful hot springs because of the volcano’s geothermal activity. You can also find there the Venado Caves that would feel like you’re in a different planet and bats hanging upside down.
The next place you would want to go on your vacations is Monteverde and Santa Elena; these places are known as the birthplace of the country’s ecotourism movement. With its lush mountaintop paradise and a home to more than 3000 species of animal and plants, these areas attracts scientists, bird watchers and wildlife lovers all over the world. The activities also include doing canopy tours, visiting the butterfly garden and the cheese factory, horseback riding and visiting the hummingbird gallery.
Next is the Manuel Antonio National Park, here you can see world-class beaches in the area. You can see an amazing array of birds and wildlife and tropical forests. You can watch all kinds of monkeys visible on your hotel windows or by hiking but be sure to keep an eye on your belongings because theft is always a problem here, not just by humans but also by monkeys that are looking for a quick snack. This park is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
The surfers dream land, Puerto Viejo, is the next place you would want to be in if you’re in Costa Rica, it is known as a place for world-class surfing with the biggest and most powerful waves also called as Salsa Brava. You can also do snorkelling and diving on your vacations with its rich coral reefs. It has stunning white-sand beaches, tropical vegetation and national parks. You can also do mountain biking, horseback riding and do cultural visits to indigenous people.
The last stop on our vacations list is the Tortuguero National Park. It is an elaborate network of narrow canals the goes through its jungles and wetlands. The wildlife in this place is rich and diverse. It is the habitat and nesting ground of four of the eight species of marine turtles in the world. Now that you already know where to go, why stop now? Book yourself a flight and go straight here for you to experience this wonderful journey.