The Best Things to Do on the Central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica

This area is a paradise of pristine beaches, lush jungles, wildlife, and water sports.

Here is the Central Pacific region on a map. It is just a short drive from the San Jose International Airport.

Where is the Central Pacific Region?

The Towns to visit in the Central Pacific are: Jaco Manuel Antonio Herradura Playa Hermosa Esterillos Quepos Puntarenas

visit Manuel Antonio National Park  Go surfing take a catamaran tour Go zip lining Relax on the beaches See wildlife

Popular Things to Do on the Central Pacific Coast

The dry season  is from late December until late April. From May through July there will be afternoon rains for an hour or 2. From August until December it can be very wet.

Central Pacific Weather

The temperature is usually in the mid 80°F in the day and dips to about  65° F at night. Year-round the sun rises between 5:15 and 5:45am and sets between 5:30 and 6:00pm.

Yes, this area is beautiful. Plus it is so accessible from the main international airport.

Is the Central Pacific Worth Visiting?

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