14 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

14 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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14 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  10​h
La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
Manuel Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Playa Flamingo
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
Playas del Coco
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
Newark

5
days
La Fortuna de San Carlos

La Fortuna de San Carlos ©
Set against the backdrop of the imposing Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos offers visitors a chance to explore diverse natural landscapes and sample some delicious local produce.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Catedral de Ciudad Quesada and Art House. Get in touch with nature at Tabacon Hot Springs and River Rafting & Tubing. Spend the 4th (Sat) among the fascinating landscape of Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal).

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the La Fortuna de San Carlos itinerary builder.

Newark, USA to La Fortuna de San Carlos is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to La Fortuna de San Carlos, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Manuel Antonio National Park.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

#Nature, #Parks, #Spas

Side Trips

Catedral de Ciudad Quesada, Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal), Art House
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Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
River Rafting & Tubing
Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal)
Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal)

3
days
Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio ©
The rainforest meets the sea at Manuel Antonio National Park, a small but scenic natural preserve on the west coast of Costa Rica.
Get outdoors at Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio and Playa Biesanz.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Manuel Antonio National Park trip generator.

You can drive from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Manuel Antonio National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In March in Manuel Antonio National Park, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 66°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Quepos
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MidWorld Costa Rica ©
MidWorld Costa Rica
Playa Biesanz ©
Playa Biesanz
Beso Loco Boutique de Playa ©
Beso Loco Boutique de Playa

2
days
Playa Flamingo

Playa Flamingo ©
The white sand beach of Playa Flamingo has become a go-to tourist getaway by the sea.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: push the limits with an extreme tour, stroll through Playa Conchal, and then stop by Bahia Artshop.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Playa Flamingo custom trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Manuel Antonio National Park to Playa Flamingo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Manuel Antonio National Park in March, expect nights in Playa Flamingo to be about the same, around 71°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 94°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Playas del Coco.

Things to do in Playa Flamingo

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Playa Conchal
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Playa Conchal ©
Playa Conchal
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
days
Playas del Coco

Playas del Coco ©
A long-established beach community, Playas del Coco has developed a reputation as a favored spot for young travelers and locals to let loose by the sea.
You've now added Playa Conchal to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): experience rural life at The Monkey Farm and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Conchal.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Playas del Coco trip builder.

Drive from Playa Flamingo to Playas del Coco in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Playas del Coco sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Playas del Coco

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Hermosa, Playa Conchal, The Monkey Farm, Hidden Garden Art Gallery
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Playa Conchal ©
Playa Conchal
Playa Hermosa ©
Playa Hermosa
The Monkey Farm ©
The Monkey Farm

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