Costa Rica is a Carrabian delight! It’s filled with natural beauty, volcanoes, beaches, birds and wildlife. It has a beautiful mix of art and cultures along with picturesque locales. While the province of Guanacaste has the best beaches, the bustling city of San Jose is filled with museums and beautiful marketplaces. Come, let’s discover the best places to visit in Costa Rica.

Arenal Volcano

The Arenal Volcano National Park is located in Cordillera de Tilaran. The cone-shaped mountain (Arenal Volcano) is the main attraction here. Since 1968, it has been an active volcano. People can see a cloud of ash or molten lava trickling down the mountain. There is an observatory lodge with a spectacular view of Arenal Lake.

Arenal Volcano


It is a beautiful 1.5-kilometres crescent-shaped beach located on the Nicoya Peninsula in Guanacaste, with fun-filled activities like surfing and an array of local restaurants and hotels. The area is eco-friendly and includes snorkelling, horseback riding, diving, zip lining and turtle watching.

Puerto Viejo

If you like to party, we got you covered. This place is perfect for backpackers and the young crowd for its pristine beach, fun adventures and party life. There are many hotels in this region where one can enjoy the local cuisine. Formerly this was an unknown fishing village, and then came the surfers.

Jaco Beach

This place has it all. Beautiful beaches and picturesque locales with several restaurants and hotels serving the yummiest local cuisine that will blow your mind. It is a two-mile soft sand beach with the first official World Surfing Reserve, Playa Hermosa, catering to advanced surfers. It is a full-blown party in one locale.

Islas Murcielagos

If Scuba diving is your thing, this is the best place to be in the world. With the correct alignment of weather, the visibility increases up to 30 meters. The marine safari is excellent with spinner dolphins, whales, massive octopi, eels, spadefish and bull sharks. The breathtaking view of coral gardens and the volcanic reef is a treat.

Venado Caves

Venado Caves

For adventure-loving people, this an excursion that will surely entice your senses. The caves extend up to three kilometres consisting of eight chamber limestone labyrinths. Rubber boots, helmets and headlamps are a must in this two-hour walk through the darkness enjoying the different rock formations. Just be aware of the bats and enjoy your shower post this intriguing experience.

Catarata Manantial de Agua Viva – Enjoy the scenic view of this 200m high waterfall, the highest in the country. One must hike down the valley for 3 kilometres to reach the area. The view is the best during the rainy season as the river continuously flows through several natural swimming holes, making it a unique experience for any traveller. So, pack your bags and have your best time in Costa Rica!