San Jose, the most cosmopolitan city in Central America. Come to see the museums and visit the colonial neighborhoods, this is the heart of Costa Rica.
Arenal National Park (view the Arenal Volcano) This active volcano throws sparks of glowing molten rock almost daily that you can see best at night and the drive there through jungles and mountains is amazing.
Hiking through Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve Off the beaten path, part mysterious with a breathtaking view as you climb the mountain to Monteverde. Settled by the Quakers.
Zip-lining in Selvatura Park WOW, just WOW
Manuel Antonio National Park Absolutely stunning with a clearly marked trail system through rain forest backed tropical beaches, and spectacular views across the bay to the outer islands. Iguanas, howlers, capuchins, sloths and squirrel monkeys are easy to spot. This is one of Costa Rica's top destinations. Bring your binoculars.
Tortuguero National Park Travel through banana plantations, cloud forests and jungles to get to this remote National Park on the Eastern Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica. Remote, accessible by long boat only and the place to watch sea turtles nest.
Surfing from anywhere in Guanacaste.
Prices are right this time of year. With more and more airlines flying into both San Jose and Liberia, this is an easy and affordable destination. Pick up a rental car in San Jose and drive to your destinations and we recommend more than one. Take a look at our Costa Rica guide at www.airwayvacations.com/central-america.com to see what interests you.