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Top Costa Rica Highlights

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If you’re looking for biodiversity and natural wonders, here are some Costa Rica highlights. Welcome to Paradise!

Things to see in Costa Rica

1. Arenal Volcano

Arenal Volcano 

Hike lava fields in Arenal National Park and bathe in thermal hot springs. Try a zip-line 200m above the rainforest canopy.

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2. Monteverde Cloud Forest

Bridge in Rainforest - Monteverde, beautiful cloud forest in Costa Rica Bridge in Rainforest - Monteverde, beautiful cloud forest in Costa Rica 

Suspension bridges and canopy tours help you appreciate this magical and misty natural wonderland.

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3. Tortuguero

taxonomy/term/1156Sea turtle in Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica 

Accessible only by boat, this vast network of waterways is remarkably tranquil. Search for monkeys and iguanas in the forest whilst Green turtles nest on the beach.

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4. Eco-lodges

Esquinas Rainforest Lodge, Costa Rica Esquinas Rainforest Lodge, Costa Rica 

Esquinas Rainforest Lodge is an ecological success story, deep in the rainforest, with a network of hiking trails waiting to be discovered.

5. Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio Beach, Costa Rica 

Beautiful beaches and clear aquamarine waters. Reach the coast via a walking trail through this small national park home to sloths and White-faced Capuchin monkeys.

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6. Birdlife

Hummingbird, Costa Rica 

Scarlet Macaws, toucans, hummingbirds and the Resplendent Quetzal are some of the most enchanting birds to spot throughout your time here.

7. Corcovado National Park

Cumulus clouds lit up over Drake Bay, Costa Rica 

A practically untouched primary forest, one of the last few remaining in the world. Scientists have recorded half of all the species in Costa Rica in this area alone.

8. Wildlife

squirrel monkeySquirrel Monkey 

Costa Rica is a wildlife paradise, home to 5% of the world’s biodiversity – think Red-eye tree frogs, Green and Leatherback turtles, four monkey species (Squirrel, Howler, White-faced Capuchin and Spider monkeys), Humpback whales and dolphins.

9. Adventure & Activity

White water rafting adventure, Costa Rica 

Whitewater rafting, hot springs, mountain biking, zip-lining and snorkelling: Costa Rica offers adrenaline-charged thrills every bit as wild as its flora and fauna!

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