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8 Places to Visit in Costa Rica
We just returned from another trip to Costa Rica and already are plotting our next journey through this lush, beautiful land that is teeming with wildlife viewing, hiking, fishing, swimming, surfing and other opportunities for adventure. Here are some recommendations for what to see and do based on our experiences.
Our hike through the Monteverde Cloud Forest was incredible. Costa Rica
Our hike through the Monteverde Cloud Forest was incredible. Just as in Manuel Antonio, we got there when the park opened and had the trails to ourselves while everyone else waited for their guides by the entrance. This was one of the coolest nature walks I’ve ever experienced, even though it was too “cloudy” to…
Playa Flamingo had a gorgeous beach. Costa Rica
Playa Flamingo had a gorgeous beach – perfect for walking and swimming. The beach resort had an amazing pool, complete with swim-up bar, and great ocean views from the restaurant (although, we preferred Coco Loco and Angelina’s for meals). Just a short drive down the beach (literally, we drove on the beach), we found Playa…
Quepos and Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
Our amazing little condominio at Chaman, Casa de Mariposa, had a fantastic little pool, a full kitchen, a washer/dryer, and plenty of adorable resident cats and purple-orange crabs! It was centrally located on the road between Quepos and Manuel Antonio. We were just a few minutes drive from the park, as well as great restaurants…
Kayaking Through the Mangroves in Costa Rica
Today we went kayaking through the mangroves outside of Quepos. It was so incredible to interact with the monkeys, see snakes, a sloth, and a crocodile – and get some exercise too!