The Orosi Valley of Costa Rica is an ideal day trip from San Jose, offering a peaceful and gorgeous setting to the few visitors make the effort to come here.
Why is Costa Rica one of the most popular destinations in Central America?Because it has something to offer nearly every type of traveler: stunning beaches, hiking trails around volcanoes, great surfing and plenty of jungles filled with an array of flora and fauna.If you want to experience the country’s beauty and diversity on a shoestring, here are a few helpful tips for how to get around, eat, and enjoy yourself in Costa Rica on a budget.
Known as La Ciudad Blanca (The White City) because of the white gravel roads and white-washed adobe houses that were once ubiquitous around town, Liberia has rocketed into modernization in recent years to become the commercial and administrative capital of Guanacaste.
With so much to do in the surrounding area, Jaco is best enjoyed at a leisurely pace stretched out over several days. Here are some of the best outdoor activities near Jaco, many of which could easily be done as a day trip.
Playa de Jacó is a great place to base yourself if you’re seeking to do some day trips into the surrounding region. Located a short drive away from two of Costa Rica’s best national parks, if you can drag yourself away the Jaco’s legendary surf and teeming nightlife for a day or two, you won’t be disappointed with what the region has to offer.
Arenal Volcano National Park is one of Costa Rica’s most popular tourist destinations, and there is something on offer here for just about everyone. Pretty much any outdoor activity on offer in Costa Rica, you can do at Arenal.