Featured Regions

South Pacific & Osa

The southern Pacific area of Costa Rica includes the town of Golfito, the wild and rugged Osa Peninsula, and the epic surf break of Pavones. Costa Rica’s greatest and most elaborate eco-lodges are located in the Osa Peninsula, which is one of the world’s most biologically diverse areas. In a typical day you may see […]

Southern Nicoya

The southern Nicoya Peninsula is regarded by people who know it as the best area of Costa Rica for a variety of reasons. It’s not overdeveloped such as Guanacaste to the north, and it’s not as remote as the Osa Peninsula. The easiest way to get there is by taking a ferry, which means that […]

Northwest (Guanacaste)

Guanacaste province is the most popular place for tourists to go in Costa Rica, mainly because it has the driest weather, and so it attracts surfers and beach lovers from all over. For the average tourist to Costa Rica, it’s appealing as well because of the multitude of great surf spots, zillions of hotels and […]

Northern Mountains

The northern mountains zone are a favorite place for tourists to go, spanning across several provinces, including Guanacaste, Alajuela, and Heredia. Many tourists who love the beach also plan to spend a couple of days here, checking out the sights. Favorite attractions for the region are various volcanoes, hot springs, lake Arenal, cloud forests, and […]

Central Valley

The central valley, for most tourists, is just the place where your plane lands, before you head out to the beach or mountains to see Costa Rica’s sights. But there are also many attractions in the area, such as the Jade Museum and the Gold Museum, both of which have a spectacular array of ancient […]