Glimpse the abundant life of the tropical rainforest, hike misty volcanoes, and learn how to enjoy the simple things in life in this eco-adventure playground.
- Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
- Isla de Coco, rated one of the top ten scuba diving destinations in the world
- Misty rainforests and diverse wildlife
Drop anchor in the bustling port town of Puerto Caldera and discover the “Pure Vida” lifestyle of enjoying the simple pleasures in Costa Rica. Enjoy beachfront sodas (inexpensive eateries) and busy markets in the coastal town of Puntarenas, or try the nine different varieties of Costa Rican coffee beans at Beso Espresso in Santa Elena.
Take a trip to the clouds in Costa Rica’s famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, featuring more than 4000 hectares of lush ecosystems, over 100 mammal species, more than 400 birds and over 3,000 plants, including the largest diversity of orchids on the planet with over 500 species.
Across the water, explore the mystical Isla de Coco, rated one of the top ten places to dive in the world. Dive with hundreds of hammerhead sharks (a signature experience of Cocos Island), explore the island’s lush tropical rainforests and hike cascading waterfalls in the marine park that Jacques Cousteau pronounced as “the most beautiful island in the world”.
Best time to visit: mid-December to April