8 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

8 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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Tamarindo
— 3 nights
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Santa Teresa
— 2 nights
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Jaco
— 1 night

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Tamarindo

Tamarindo ©
Surfing remains the main reason to take a trip to Tamarindo, as the beachside town is mostly known for its excellent waves.
Escape the urban bustle at Playa Avellana and Playa Hermosa. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spas & Wellness and Diamante Boutique. Go for a jaunt from Tamarindo to Playa Conchal to see Playa Conchal about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the wide-open spaces of Pura Aventura, look for gifts at Secret Spot VIP Tours, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

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Charlottetown, Canada to Tamarindo is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Charlottetown to Tamarindo due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Santa Teresa.

Things to do in Tamarindo

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Spa / Wellness
Spas & Wellness
4.9
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.7

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Santa Teresa, then stop by Tica Surf Bikinis, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Montezuma Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Playa Carmen and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Hermosa.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Teresa online visit planner.

Drive from Tamarindo to Santa Teresa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Jaco.

Things to do in Santa Teresa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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Must see
Playa Carmen
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Must see
Playa Hermosa
4.3

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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 6th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Jaco Beach and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Jaco holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Santa Teresa to Jaco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jaco

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Beaches
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Zipline
Zipline
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Beach
Jaco Beach
3.6

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