35 days in Province of Guanacaste Itinerary

35 days in Province of Guanacaste Itinerary

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Tenorio Volcano National Park
— 4 nights
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Bagaces
— 6 nights
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Playa Hermosa
— 6 nights
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Tamarindo
— 11 nights
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Playa Samara
— 7 nights
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Tenorio Volcano National Park

— 4 nights
Spend the 19th (Thu) exploring nature at Tenorio National Park.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tenorio Volcano National Park trip planner.

La Fortuna de San Carlos to Tenorio Volcano National Park is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. On the 22nd (Sun), you're off to Bagaces.

Things to do in Tenorio Volcano National Park

Parks · Nature

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Bagaces

— 6 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bagaces: Miravalles Volcano (in Area de Conservacion Guanacaste), Middle Earth Thermal Springs (in Quebrada Grande) and Viento Fresco Waterfall (in Tilaran). Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring nature at Palo Verde National Park.

Plan trip to Bagaces with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Tenorio Volcano National Park to Bagaces takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Playa Hermosa.

Things to do in Bagaces

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Playa Hermosa

— 6 nights
Playa Hermosa, located in the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica, is a popular beach and beach-front resort town.People who visit Playa Hermosa can indulge in swimming, snorkeling or scuba diving, sport fishing or sailing.Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste Province is not to be confused with Playa Hermosa, Puntarenas Province. Explore Playa Hermosa's surroundings by going to Liberia (Immaculate Church of Concepcion de Maria, ArtWood Museum, &more), Hacienda El Viejo Wetlands (in Area de Conservacion Guanacaste) and Rincon de La Vieja (Rio Negro Hot Springs & Sensoria Land of Senses). Next up on the itinerary: get impressive views of Rincon de La Vieja National Park, stop by Souvenirs La gran Nicoya, stroll through Playa Nacascolo, and meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Playa Hermosa itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bagaces to Playa Hermosa in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tamarindo.

Things to do in Playa Hermosa

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Tamarindo

— 11 nights
Surfing remains the main reason to take a trip to Tamarindo, as the beachside town is mostly known for its excellent waves.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tamarindo: Playa Flamingo (Los Piratas de Flamingo & Playa Flamingo), Playa Conchal (Arenas Blancas, Playa Conchal, &more) and Sage Brush Art Studio (in Brasilito). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarindo Beach, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, get interesting insight from Tours, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tamarindo holiday website.

Drive from Playa Hermosa to Tamarindo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Playa Samara.

Things to do in Tamarindo

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Samara

— 7 nights
A beach town with just enough development to be comfortable for families accustomed to the trappings of modern life, Playa Samara has the resorts you'd expect to find in such a scenic area, but they don't hinder the relaxing atmosphere.
Change things up with these side-trips from Playa Samara: Barra Honda National Park (in Nicoya), Jungle Butterfly Farm (in Nandayure) and Nosara (Nosara Refuge for Wildlife, Playa Guiones, &more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Samara Beach, stroll through Barrigona Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Playa Samara visit planner.

Drive from Tamarindo to Playa Samara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Playa Samara

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Province of Guanacaste travel guide

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Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing · Scuba & Snorkeling