Costa Rica Destinations
Where to go in Costa Rica. Learn about the many awesome options for destinations/towns to visit.
Playa Blanca is one of the most beautiful beaches on Costa Rica's Central Pacific Coast. It's just a 20 minute drive from the popular Playa Jaco, and is not well known among tourists, but definitely worth a visit! Check out our guide for visiting this gorgeous oasis. Includes tips on how to access and directions.
Mal Pais and neighboring Santa Teresa are located in a remote corner of Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula. These towns are known for consistent surf, pristine jungle, and a chill vibe. If you're looking for an off-the-beaten path experience but still want to have great restaurants and nightlife, this is the spot!
Montezuma, Costa Rica is the perfect place to find quiet beaches, thick rainforest, and wildlife like monkeys, butterflies, and birds. It's also still feels off-the-beaten-path due to its more remote location. Check out our recommendations for hotels, activities and restaurants here.
With a landscape of secluded coves, serene rivers, and vast tropical forests, Nosara is a place to escape and recharge. You'll love this quirky yoga-surfing destination in Costa Rica. Here are the essentials for planning your visit, including activities, restaurants, and hotels.
The remote Playa San Josecito in Costa Rica may be hard to get to but it's well worth the effort. This gorgeous U-shaped beach has fluffy tan sand and is backed by a shady row of palm and almond trees. It is one of the few beaches in Costa Rica where you can snorkel right off the sand! Playa San Josecito is a great addition to your itinerary if you're visiting Drake Bay on the Osa Peninsula. Learn more about planning your trip with this post. #SnorkelingCostaRica #DrakeBayCostaRica
The small beach town of Cahuita is the perfect place to experience Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast. Enjoy quiet beaches, sloth spottings, snorkeling, and get to experience the local Rasta culture. We give you all the details you need to plan your visit to this super laid back beach town.
If you're looking for a chill, off-the-beaten path destination, check out Puerto Jimenez on Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula. This town is more remote but still has plenty of amenities. It's an especially great spot for water lovers, with calm ocean waters for swimming, kayaking, and boating. Learn about the main activities available and best places to stay.
Playa Conchal is a stunning beach in Costa Rica’s Guanacaste Province. It’s in a private cove and is perfect for sitting back and escaping life’s stresses. Plan your visit to this spectacular beach with our guide. Includes activities, directions, and accommodations.
If you are looking for an authentic experience in Costa Rica, we highly recommend visiting Cahuita. Let yourself be lured in by the laid back pace and vibrant culture. You’ll find abundant wildlife in the national park and simple natural beauty all around.
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is one of Costa Rica’s most unique destinations. Set along the turquoise Caribbean Sea, it has pristine beaches and lush rainforest. The laid-back beach town holds an array of restaurants. It also has nightlife and offers many activities to see wildlife or experience the culture.