8 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

8 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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Jaco
— 4 nights
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La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 2 nights

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nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Vista Los Suenos Horseback Riding and Playa Bejuco. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tico Pod Art House & Gifts and Spas. When in Jaco, make a side trip to see Palo Seco Beach in Parrita, approximately Parrita away. And it doesn't end there: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, snap pictures at Tarcoles Bridge, get great views at Mirador de Jaco, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

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Appleton, USA to Jaco is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of car and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Jaco

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tico Pod Art House & Gifts ©
Tico Pod Art House & Gifts
Playa Bejuco ©
Playa Bejuco
Palo Seco Beach ©
Palo Seco Beach

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at La Fortuna Arenal Volcano Rain Forest Reserve, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Butterfly Conservatory, then identify plant and animal life at Arenal Natura Ecological Park, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Paradise Hot Springs.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our La Fortuna de San Carlos vacation planner.

You can drive from Jaco to La Fortuna de San Carlos in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory
Arenal Natura Ecological Park ©
Arenal Natura Ecological Park
Paradise Hot Springs ©
Paradise Hot Springs

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