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7 Amazing Day Trip Ideas From San Jose Costa Rica

Visit a Wildlife Sanctuary

At Rescata Wildlife Center you can see Costa Rican animals such as sloths and monkeys up close as they are rehabilitated


Take a Full Day Tour to Isla Tortuga

Get ready for a boat ride, snorkeling, and relaxing on an uninhabited white sand beach!


Visit a Pacific Coast Beach

The Pacific Coast is only about a 1.5 hour drive from San Jose. Playa Blanca is our go-to beach here.


Visit Irazu Volcano National Park

Irazu Volcano is the highest volcano in Costa Rica, standing at over 11,000 feet. You can visit the crater up close.


Visit La Paz Waterfall Garden

La Paz is one of Costa Rica's most iconic waterfalls and there are multiple ways to visit. It's a fun day trip from San Jose!


Take a Coffee Farm Tour

Did you know that Costa Rica is home to the only coffee farm owned by Starbuck and you can take a tour here?


Visit Poas Volcano

This national park houses one of Costa Rica’s most active and accessible volcanoes. It's about 1.5 hours from San Jose.


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