10 Outstanding Places to Visit in Costa Rica 2023-24

10. Guanacaste

Guanacaste is well-known for its cattle ranches and stunning beaches. 

9. San José

San José is home to world-class museums, parks, hotels, theaters, and historical structures.

8. Manuel Antonio National Park

Manuel Antonio National Park is one of Costa Rica's most popular. Before visiting one of the park's magnificent beaches, visitors come to see Capuchin, Howler, and Squirrel Monkeys, sloths, iguanas, agoutis, and hundreds of species of birds.

7. Monteverde

The weather of Monteverde, Costa Rica, which is famous for its cloud forests, is mountainous and can be a touch damp at times.

6. Tamarindo Beach

The beach is famous for its excellent surfing, excellent international restaurants, spectacular tours, and lively nightlife.

5. Islas Murciélagos

The location is especially well-known for its encounters with really Large bull sharks!

4. Arenal

Arenal is one of seven historically active volcanoes in Costa Rica, the others being Poás, Iraz, Miravalles, Oros, the Rincón de la Vieja complex, and Turrialba. Until 2010, it was Costa Rica's most active volcano and one among the world's ten most active volcanoes.

3. Corcovado

It's a haven for nature aficionados and adventurers, with beautiful jungles, gorgeous beaches, and abundant animals.

2. Tortuguero

The small town of Tortuguero on Costa Rica's northern Caribbean Coast attracts wildlife enthusiasts from all over the world because of the famous sea turtles that nest there. 

1. Puerto Viejo

Salsa Brava, Costa Rica's largest and most powerful wave, is well-known in the surfing community. The most beautiful beaches can be found here.