When it comes to the most beautiful parts of the world, one would be amiss to not add the gorgeous country of Costa Rica to the list. Famous for its incredible rain forests, unforgettable wildlife and the notable diversity of the people, the country is a must see. When taking a trip to Costa Rica, there are many different locations that you need to check out if you are looking for a new experience and high adventure. Don’t forget to bring your camera because the sights in Costa Rica will remind you just how beautiful the countries of the world can be.
One of the most breathtaking sites you can see in Costa Rica is the massive, impressive and sometimes scary Arenal Volcano. Located near San Jose, this natural wonder, which is over 5,358 feet tall, towers over the land below it so getting the whole thing into your camera’s frame may be difficult. After you have absorbed the wonder of the volcano, sign up for the different types of activities available including river rafting adventures, tours of the hot springs and zip line rides.
Due to the fact that it would be impossible to take in all the wonders of the volcano in one day, it’s a good thing that you have a choice of numerous luxurious hotels. One of these great establishments, the Hotel Royal Corin is a fan favorite with its amazing rooms, a plethora of amenities and their award-winning customer service. There are over 40 other hotels in the area that are perfect for every need and comfort level.
The town of Montezuma, located on the Puntarenas Province, is one of the most scenic areas in all of Costa Rica. Truly a sight for nature lovers, this gorgeous oasis has many beautiful rivers, beaches, and breathtaking waterfalls. You can also interact with these amazing sites with awesome activities like snorkeling, hiking and relaxing horseback riding tours.
While you are in the area, stay in one of the area’s incredible hotels. Whether your preference is a beachfront property, a family resort, a bed, and breakfast or an all-inclusive hot spot, the area surrounding Montezuma has a hotel fit for you. Those looking for a great midrange spot will love the exquisite Crowne Plaza Corobici, guests interested in a remote resort might enjoy the secluded El Silencio Lodge and Spa, and travelers looking for the utmost of luxury should check out the Studio Hotel in the Central Valley.
A beloved vacation spot among tourists and locals alike, Samara is an amazing town situated nicely along the coast of the Guanacaste Province and it is another of the amazing sights in Costa Rica. A hidden paradise, Samara is home to a gorgeous coral reef, amazing cliffs and tons of perfect photo opportunities. In addition to all the amazing countryside, this resort is home to incredible tours, exquisite dining and an endless assortment of beachside adventures.
The area has a varied assortment of hotels, cabanas and bed and breakfasts and the restaurants offer a wide variety of delicious tropical cuisine. If you are a water bug, you might like to try your hand at surfing, diving or other boat tours. If you want high adventure, try a mountainside hike or a zip line tour. If you really want to become one with the ocean, try some of the beachside yoga lessons.
Another gorgeous coastal town in southeastern Costa Rica, Puerto Viejo as the locals call it, is the place people go when they are craving gorgeous views and the opportunity for adventure. The beach might be one of the most popular places to be because it is known by surfers worldwide to have some of the best waves around. If you are a land dweller, you will enjoy the many shops and restaurants in the area.
Those looking to spend a few extra days in town might want to check out some of the amazing lodgings including the exotic Cariblue Beach & Jungle Resort, Agapi, and Le Cameleon hotels. The locals also pride the area for its well-reviewed bars and nightclubs, which enable tourists to have a good time while getting flair of the attributes the locals of this amazing little town have to offer. While you’re there, keep your eyes to the trees, as the town is famous for its howler monkey population.