Who has not dreamed of enjoying the ‘Pure Life’? Costa Rica It is one of the Central American countries that has best managed to advertise the incredible wonders that are found in it, such as its natural parks, its paradisiacal beaches or its enormous biodiversity, which have made it one of the most desired destinations by tourists from all over the world, including Spain, and this impressive nation is one of the most fascinating things that can be discovered on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.

Costa Rica is one of the most extraordinary lands from all over the world thanks, above all, to the impressive natural environments that are found in its territory, and contemplating them in all their splendor is an experience that will remain forever in the minds of those who visit them, although since it is such a fascinating country, you must be very clear about the itinerary to follow.

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Essential places to visit in Costa Rica

Image of the Poás volcano, in Costa Rica.
Image of the Poás volcano, in Costa Rica.

Obviously, you cannot travel to Costa Rica without knowing the many charms of its capital, San José, But although the city is an incredible place, what is truly fascinating about the country is far from the largest cities, such as its imposing volcanoes: Poás, Arenal, Irazú and Turrialba They are some of the not so sleeping giants that you can see, and in some you can even reach the crystal clear waters of a hydrothermal lake at more than 2,700 meters high.

Manuel Antonio National Park (Costa Rica).
Manuel Antonio National Park (Costa Rica).

But if Costa Rica is known for something, it is for its incredible natural parks, so immense and incredible that they leave anyone who enters them speechless. That of Corcovado, that of Manuel Antonio or that of Tortuguero These are just some of the more than thirty spectacular environments found in the Costa Rican country and which are also one of the biodiversity reserves biggest in the world. In addition, in the vast majority of them there are also long white sand beaches and calm waters that are true paradises.

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But if you really want to enjoy the most paradisiacal places in Costa Rica, the best thing is to spend a few days in the Nicoya Peninsula, located in the north of the country shores of the Pacific, where anyone who wants to relax can do so on beaches like those of Montezuma, Playa Grande, or Playa Conchal. But if what you are looking for is more adrenaline, the best option is to go to the Monteverde cloud forest, a natural reserve where the fog is perpetual and where you can cross hanging bridges and paths surrounded by lush vegetation.

14-day itinerary in Costa Rica

Without a doubt one of the most beautiful bays in the country, characterized by its horseshoe shape.  Located in the Gulf of Nicoya, it extends to Playa Pochote.  The nearby town of Tambor is small, but it has all the services, a large beach and a varied tourist offer.
Gulf of Nicoya.

An amazing way to start a trip two weeks in Costa Rica it is spending the night one night in San José and then spend two days in the Tortuguero National Park, where you can spot turtles. The next three days can be spent getting to know the incredible inside the country, such as the Arenal volcano or the hot springs of the Celeste River, to finish the first week entering the Monteverde forest.

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The second week It will start by knowing the charms of the Manuel Antonio National Park, and after days in one of the largest reserves on the planet, you can end this spectacular trip on the magnificent beaches of the Nicoya Peninsula, to return to Spain with an incredible souvenir of Costa Rica.

What is the best time to travel to Costa Rica?

Traveling to Costa Rica is one of those experiences that will most likely only be experienced Once in life, For this reason, it is essential to get the time of year right when you go. The ideal is to go between months of January and April, since it coincides with the dry season, while if this dream trip is made during the summer months, It is extremely likely that there will be many storms during your stay.

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