Places to go & Stay
Costa Rica is full of wonderful places to visit, each with a variety of accommodation on offer.
Use the map below, or scroll below the map to see all the places to go.
Carara National Park
(Carara National Park)
Papagayo Gulf & Papagayo Gulf
North of San Jose
(Bajos del Toro)
East of San Jose – Pacuare and Turrialba
(Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica)
(Osa Peninsula, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica)
Cahuita National Park
(Cahuita National Park)
Manuel Antonio National Park
(Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica)
Monte Verde and cloud forest
(San Jose, Costa Rica)
San Gerardo de Dota
(San Gerardo de Dota)
Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge
(Gandoca Manzamillo Wildlife Refuge)
Tortuguero National Park
(Tortuguero National Park)
National Park Place of Interest UNESCO world heritage site
This national park is one of the main attractions in this area. Whilst it is Costa Rica’s smallest national park it is also the most popular – it’s a real gem, don’t be put off by its popularity.
Travel into the central valley for a real taste of Costa Rica and the countryside. The scenery here is rich, beautiful and diverse – peaks and valleys, rainforests and cloudforests teeming with wildlife.
Most trips either start or end in San José, the bustling capital city of Costa Rica. Home to about a third of the population, a night here will give you a chance to immerse yourself in everyday Costa Rican culture.