Costa Rica Holiday Guide
Costa Rica is a tiny country in South America, with the Pacific Ocean on the left and Caribbean Sea on the right. Fast becoming a tourist hotspot, with a record of 2.32 million people visiting last year, Costa Rica has plenty to offer all types of holidaymakers. With a tropical climate all year round, and a wide array of things to see and do, no tourist will be disappointed by this beautiful country.
Places to Visit
Those planning a trip to Costa Rica will be pleased with the wide range of options when it comes to places to visit. The Central Pacific region is the most visited area of the country, thanks to many beaches and national parks. Manuel Antonio, in the Central Pacific, is home to one of the most stunning National Parks in the World. You'll also be pleasantly surprised during the afternoons as hundreds of wild monkeys take over Manuel Antonio's roads and tourist areas. Central Valley is home to San José, the capital city of Costa Rica, as well as the main airport. If you want bustling streets, quirky destinations and historic hotspots then you have to visit downtown San José .
Renting a Car in Costa Rica
There's nothing quite like driving through this awe-inspiring country, which is why many people rent a car in Costa Rica. Starting at the airport in San José , you can drive towards the West coast in order to visit Manuel Antonio and that world famous National Park. Follow the road South, along the coastline, stopping off at Dominical (the largest city in the South Pacific region) for truly wonderful beaches and coastline. You can also spend a few days trying out the wide range of activies from horseback riding to ziplining. Keep driving along the South East coast until you reach your final destination, Corcovado National Park; known as “the most biologically intense place on Earth”. This route is perfect for those who want to see all Costa Rica has to offer!