7 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

7 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 3 nights
2
Playas del Coco
— 1 night
3
Tamarindo
— 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.
Get in touch with nature at Tabacon Hot Springs and Butterfly Conservatory. Step off the beaten path and head to Arenal Natura Ecological Park and Paradise Hot Springs. Next up on the itinerary: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, admire the sheer force of La Fortuna Waterfall, get engrossed in the history at ChocoMuseo La Fortuna, and tour the pleasant surroundings at La Fortuna Arenal Volcano Rain Forest Reserve.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our La Fortuna de San Carlos holiday maker site.

Toronto, Canada to La Fortuna de San Carlos is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Playas del Coco.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Butterfly Conservatory
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Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
Arenal Natura Ecological Park ©
Arenal Natura Ecological Park
Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Rojas Bros Boruca Indigenous Arts, kick back and relax at Playa Hermosa, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Playas del Coco day trip planner.

Getting from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Playas del Coco by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tamarindo.

Things to do in Playas del Coco

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Playa Hermosa
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Playa Hermosa ©
Playa Hermosa
Scuba & Snorkeling
Rojas Bros Boruca Indigenous Arts ©
Rojas Bros Boruca Indigenous Arts

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nights
Tamarindo

Surfing remains the main reason to take a trip to Tamarindo, as the beachside town is mostly known for its excellent waves.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Tamarindo trip maker website.

Getting from Playas del Coco to Tamarindo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Tamarindo

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Off-Road Tours
Spas

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