1. Corcovado National Park – Corcovado is a Primatologists dream. All the monkey species found in Costa Rica live here. In addition to primates, you can see Baird’s Tapir and the rare Harpy Eagle, just two examples of the 140 species of mammals, 367 birds, 117 amphibians and reptiles, 40 types of freshwater fish, and it the estimated 6,000 types of insects. The abundance of wildlife is due to the amazing variety of vegetation, what National Geographic has called “the most biologically intense place on Earth in terms of biodiversity”.
2. Tortuguero National Park – This place is
popular because of the turtle species that give birth here every year. Visitors come across some unique specimens such as the loggerhead and the leatherback turtles. The park also has eleven different habitats, including rainforest, mangrove forests, swamps, beaches, and lagoons.
3. Arenal Volcano National Park – Arenal Volcano National Park is an amazing place with a wide variety of activities available. Come to visit the numerous hot springs, travel the Sky Trek, raft the Toro River, rappel waterfalls, check out the wildlife, or hike one of the many trails.
4. Tamarindo – Making your way to Tamarindo is not a problem as the beaches are within easy access from urbanized areas. Due to its tranquil atmosphere and beautiful beaches, when you think of a peaceful vacation, you may very well think of a place like this. It is great for traveling parties of all sorts.
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Learn more about Costa Rica, including other top destinations, major cities, hotels, and restaurants in our Costa Rica Travel Guide.
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