Guanacaste offers the classic allure of a tropical destination. Swaying palm trees, peeling waves, and sunny days, all to be enjoyed from the comfort of a shaded hammock. For those looking for an active vacation, explore the surrounding area in search of snorkeling spots, river floating, or horseback riding.
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Welcome to Nicoya Peninsula, a tranquil retreat where beauty abounds alongside blissful ocean-side serenity. This dreamy destination on the shores of the Pacific is one of only five blue zones in the world — places where people live longer and healthier. Nicoya offers the best escape for weary travelers looking to unwind in their own personal paradise.
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Once a sleepy and underdeveloped town known only to local surfers attracted by its year-round waves, Dominical has slowly become a popular destination for nature lovers. Dominical's fame grows each day as it continues to deliver that unmistakable off-the-beaten-path vibe that early visitors fell in love with.
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Known for its spectacular scenery, Arenal is a popular Costa Rican destination for adventure seekers and nature lovers alike. Surrounded by a dense rainforest blessed with beautiful waterfalls, trails, and lakes, this towering volcano stands as the centerpiece of this national park.
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Due to increasing popularity, Manuel Antonio has become a luxury retreat for those looking to relax on the Pacific shores. Nestled between ocean and jungle, it delights both wildlife explorers and beach dwellers with a plethora of activities. Nature expeditions, coconut cocktails by the pool, adrenaline-pumping ATV rides, and cruising on a catamaran are all part of the charm!
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On the western side of the Osa Peninsula lies Corcovado National Park — one of the richest and most diverse tropical landscapes on earth. Venture outside the beaten path and explore this beautiful and dense national park — home to a myriad of exotic animals. From here you can join a dolphin and whale watching tour and marvel at the Pacific Ocean's equally diverse aquatic life.
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Tortuguero is arguably the best place to connect with nature and admire the exotic fauna found within. As an exemplary model of eco-tourism, it boasts many ecological lodges that not only coexist with nature, but actively strive to preserve it. With a minimal footprint on the ecosystem, they can open the doors to this tropical paradise while operating with ethical and responsible practices.
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What started as a birdwatcher's paradise, Monteverde is now one of Costa Rica's most beloved destinations. As with much of the country, this region offers a great balance of leisure and adventure. Known for its cloud forests brimming with life, spectacular eco-resorts, and countless adventure opportunities, Monteverde makes the perfect retreat for nature lovers, thrill seekers, or those looking to unplug.
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A youthful escape with a vibrant nightlife, this destination on the Caribbean coast offers great waves and exciting snorkeling experiences. Let the laid-back vibe take over as you sunbathe on a remote beach or explore the local culinary scene.
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From nature immersion to soft-adventure to relaxation, Costa Rica is teeming with amazing and unforgettable experiences that are fit for any type of traveler. Featured below are some of the vacation components that you can choose. For more options on tours, hotels, and Avanti recommended vacation packages, please check out our Experience Costa Rica e-Brochure..
Hiking Tour & Tabacon Entrance + Dinner
Arenal Ecoglide Canopy Tour
Gravity Falls Waterfall Jumping Tour
Manuel Antonio ATV Tour
Tabacon Hot Springs Evening Entrance
Cano Island Snorkeling Tour
Palo Verde National Park Tour
Wildlife Refuge Volunteering
Manuel Antonio National Park Tour
Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve Tour
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