7 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

7 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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Jaco
— 1 night
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Manuel Antonio
— 1 night
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La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 4 nights

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Jaco

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Carara National Park and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Jaco day trip planning app.

Bridgetown, Barbados to Jaco is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Bridgetown to Jaco is minus 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in Jaco

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Carara National Park ©
Carara National Park
Off-Road Tours

1
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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.
On the 3rd (Fri), kick back and relax at Playa Manuel Antonio and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Manuel Antonio attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Jaco to Manuel Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure
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Playa Manuel Antonio ©
Playa Manuel Antonio
Parasailing & Paragliding

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Paradise Hot Springs and Arenal 1968 Trail. Step out of the city life by going to La Fortuna Waterfall and Arenal Oasis Wildlife Refuge. Take a break from La Fortuna de San Carlos with a short trip to Butterfly Conservatory in El Castillo, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Arenal Natura Ecological Park, witness a stunning natural landmark at Ecotermales Fortuna, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our La Fortuna de San Carlos journey planner.

Drive from Manuel Antonio to La Fortuna de San Carlos in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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La Fortuna Waterfall ©
La Fortuna Waterfall
Arenal Natura Ecological Park ©
Arenal Natura Ecological Park
River Rafting & Tubing

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