Costa Rica Best Places to Visit

Destination Guides for all Towns

Did you know Costa Rica is home to several micro-climates?

With all those micro-climates comes tons of different vibes in each Costa Rica destination.

We love every part of this beautiful paradise and are sure you will as well!

Which Part of Costa Rica Would You like to Visit?

from the Caribbean to Pacific and everything in between


San Jose is the capital city of Costa Rica and the largest international airport is located nearby. Most people tend to head straight out to the beach and jungle towns after arriving in Costa Rica, but this area has its fair share of charms as well.

Here you can experience coffee farm tours, visit volcanic craters, and enjoy sweeping views of the valley.

This town is great for visiting the nearby Poas volcano, touring coffee plantations, and more!

The capital city in Costa Rica and home to many nice parks, museums, restaurants, and nightlife.

Cartago is home to Irazu volcano, beautiful views, coffee plantations, and hiking opportunities.

A cold cloud forest town that is perfect for bird watching and eating a lot of fresh trout.

A peaceful area filled with rolling hills, farms, and nature. A good place to get away from it all. 

This is the most popular beach area in the country mostly due to how close it is to the San Jose International Airport. This area is great for mostly calm waters on the beaches, visiting the Manuel Antonio National park, sand plenty of adventure options.

A bustling beach town. In our opinion, this isn’t the nicest town, but it is a good jumping off point for adventures.

A popular beach town and home to Costa Rica’s most popular national park.

A small surfing village located next to Jaco. This is a good place to stay for relaxed vibes.

Home to some very nice resorts and one of the only golf courses in the country.

A bustling town that serves as a gateway to Manuel Antonio. The marina is a popular spot for fishing and catamaran trips.

A series of small villages located along wide stretches of beaches.

A bustling city and location of Pacific coast cruise terminals.

This area is perfect for beaches of raw beauty backed up by dense jungle. The most popular activities in this area are surfing, whale watching tours, and hiking in Corcovado National Park.

Uvita is best known for its whales tail pictured above. It is a beach town with plenty of things to do.