7 amazing off the beaten path Destinations  in Costa Rica

7 amazing off the beaten path Destinations  in Costa Rica

(stay until #1 for a beach filled with turtles)

Bajos del Toro

This is a mountainous jungle area between Alajuela and La Fortuna on the backside of Poas Volcano. It is filled with TONS of waterfalls.



Getting here is half the adventure of this unique coastal village.  Your journey will involve a boat tour that feels like entering Jurassic Park.



This town is renowned as one of the best surfing destinations in the world. It is home to one of the longest-left hooks.


Barra Honda National Park

The national park is home to several cave systems including one you can go into with an experienced guide. It’s somewhat terrifying, but really cool and unique.


San Gerardo de Dota

is a moody cloud forest village located in the mountains about 1.5 hours south of San Jose. It's great for birdwatching and trout fishing.


Drake Bay

The village is most easily accessible by boat from Sierpe.  Drake is known for its beautiful raw beaches and as a gateway into the Corcovado National Park.


Playa Ostional

Here you can experience thousands of olive ridley sea turtles making their way to shore to lay their eggs.


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