14 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

14 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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14 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly + Taxi:  19 h 30 min
1
Monteverde
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Playa Flamingo
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  33 h 30 min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

4
nights
Monteverde

Monteverde ©
Monteverde is all about natural attractions, not surprising for an eco-tourism hotspot known for its cloud forests and rich diversity of animal life.
Monteverde is known for adventure, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve and get to know the resident critters at The Bat Jungle.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Monteverde travel route planner.

Valletta, Malta to Monteverde is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Central Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Playa Flamingo.

Things to do in Monteverde

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Monteverde Frog Pond ©
Monteverde Frog Pond
The Bat Jungle ©
The Bat Jungle

7
nights
Playa Flamingo

Playa Flamingo ©
The white sand beach of Playa Flamingo has become a go-to tourist getaway by the sea.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nosara Beach (Playa Guiones) as well as Diamante Eco Adventure Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Conchal, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Dantita, head outdoors with Arenas Blancas, and explore the striking landscape of Las Baulas National Marine Park.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Playa Flamingo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monteverde to Playa Flamingo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Playa Flamingo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Conchal, Playa Potrero, Diamante Eco Adventure Park, Playa Dantita, Prieta Beach
Highlights from your plan
Playa Conchal ©
Playa Conchal
Playa Guiones ©
Playa Guiones
Diamante Eco Adventure Park ©
Diamante Eco Adventure Park

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