14 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

14 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 3 nights
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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
— 2 nights
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Manuel Antonio
— 2 nights
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Uvita
— 3 nights
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Santa Teresa
— 1 night
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Jaco
— 2 nights

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bogarin Trail and Los Lagos Hot Springs. Step off the beaten path and head to Paradise Hot Springs and Butterfly Conservatory. The adventure continues: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, trek along Arenal Natura Ecological Park, take an in-depth tour of ChocoMuseo La Fortuna, and savor a delicious cup with a coffee and tea tour.

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Winnipeg, Canada to La Fortuna de San Carlos is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

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Arenal Natura Ecological Park ©
Arenal Natura Ecological Park
Safaris
Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory

2
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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca ©

Walaba

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca offers a wealth of entertainment by the sea, attracting a lively international crowd of revelers while maintaining a bright and breezy coastal charm with a local feel.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): kick back and relax at Punta Uva Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cocles. Keep things going the next day: browse the fresh offerings at La Feria Legendaria de Playa Chiquita and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tree of Life Wildlife Rescue Center and Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Viejo de Talamanca online itinerary planner.

Getting from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

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Punta Uva Beach ©
Punta Uva Beach
Playa Cocles ©
Playa Cocles

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): kick back and relax at Playa Espadilla Norte and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at The Captain's Booty, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Manuel Antonio day trip planning website.

You can drive from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Manuel Antonio in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Uvita.

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Playa Espadilla Norte ©
Playa Espadilla Norte
River Rafting & Tubing
Walking tours

3
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Uvita

Uvita ©
Ideal for visitors looking to escape Costa Rica's busy beaches, Uvita offers a serene atmosphere and plenty of uncrowded sand for a leisurely vacation.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary and Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge. Take a break from the city and head to Uvita Beach and Uvita Waterfall. Take a break from Uvita with a short trip to Horseback Riding Tours in Dominical, about 52 minutes away. It doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and stop by Mama Toucan's Natural and Organic Food Store.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Uvita online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Manuel Antonio to Uvita in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Santa Teresa.

Things to do in Uvita

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Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge ©
Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge
Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Santa Teresa

Santa Teresa ©
A coastal getaway popular with surfers and young travelers, Santa Teresa spreads out from the beach and the main coastal road to a ring of newer developments on the surrounding hills.
On the 29th (Mon), kick back and relax at Playa Hermosa, view the masterpieces at Bri'ah Art Gallery, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Teresa road trip planning site.

Getting from Uvita to Santa Teresa by ferry takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jaco.

Things to do in Santa Teresa

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Playa Hermosa ©
Playa Hermosa
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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Jaco

A seaside resort town with plenty of entertaining distractions along its attractive coastline, Jaco has long been a major tourist destination on the central Pacific coast.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in the views from Tarcoles Bridge, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then look for gifts at Fruity Monkey Poop, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Jaco trip planner.

Getting from Santa Teresa to Jaco by combination of bus and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaco

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Off-Road Tours
Fruity Monkey Poop ©
Fruity Monkey Poop

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