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The Best Beaches

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With more than 1,200km (750 miles) of shoreline on its Pacific and Caribbean coasts, Costa Rica offers beachgoers an embarrassment of riches. Santa Rosa National Park: If you really want to get away from it all, the beaches here in the northwest corner of Costa Rica are a good...

The Best Adventures

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Mountain-Biking the Back Roads of Costa Rica: The lack of infrastructure and paved roads here that most folks bemoan is a huge boon for mountain bikers. The country has endless back roads and cattle paths to explore. Tours of differing lengths and all difficulty levels are...

The Best Bird-Watching

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Observing Oropendola & Blue-Crowned Motmot at Parque del Este: A boon for city bird-watchers, this San José park rambles through a collection of lawns, planted gardens, and harvested forest, but it also includes second-growth scrub and dense woodland. Oropendola and...

The Best Natural Attractions

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Rincón de la Vieja National Park (northeast of Liberia, in Guanacaste): This is an area of rugged beauty and high volcanic activity. The Rincón de la Vieja Volcano rises to 1,848m (6,061 ft.), but the thermal activity is spread out along its flanks, where numerous geysers, vents,...

The Best Family Vacations

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San José: If you’re spending any time in San José, you’ll probably want to be outside the rough-and-tumble downtown area. La Paz Waterfall Gardens: This multifaceted attraction features paths and suspended walkways alongside a series of impressive jungle waterfalls....

The Best Hikes

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Lankester Gardens: If you want a really pleasant but not overly challenging day hike, consider a walk among the hundreds of distinct species of flora on display here. Lankester is just 27km (17 miles) from San José and makes a wonderful day’s expedition. The trails meander...