Male Resplendent Quetzal in Flight spotted in Costa Rica.
Male Resplendent Quetzal in Flight spotted in Costa Rica.
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Costa Rica Tours & Vacation Packages

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From luscious rainforests and towering volcanoes to captivating wildlife and exhilarating adventure, Costa Rica offers a perfect getaway. From the Pacific to the Caribbean, lounge on pristine beaches, zipline through cloud forests, and enjoy La Pura Vida as a personalized Zicasso itinerary to Costa Rica opens a world of discovery and relaxation. Design yours today.

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Sample Itineraries

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Arenal volcano in central Costa Rica at sunrise

Best of Costa Rica Vacation: Volcanoes, Hot Springs, Cloud Forest, and Beaches

9 Day Custom Tour

From $1,615

Discover the reasons why vacationing in Costa Rica is so popular on this customizable experience spent exploring the unforgettable scenery. Scour the trees for toucans and scarlet macaws perching in the canopy, and walk with the rare Blue Morpho in a garden dedicated to the preservation of the Costa Rica’s vibrant butterflies. Wander through lava fields and soothe your body in relaxing hot springs, embrace the excitement of finding waterfalls, and find the thrill of flying on a zip line. From organic farms to private reserves, national parks to volcanic peaks, your time spent in Costa Rica will leave you relaxed after your amazing adventures. For further inspiration, consider browsing our other Costa Rica vacations to create your perfect trip itinerary.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Family of capuchin monkeys in a tree

Costa Rica Family Friendly Vacation: Jungle, Wildlife & Beach

7 Day Custom Tour

From $1,255

Costa Rica is a paradise in every way, known for its tropical weather and lush rainforests, charming people and captivating wildlife. On this 7-day family vacation, you will find something to please everyone. Zip line through the trees to please your adventurous son or horseback ride on the beach to appease your children’s storybook dreams. Trek through monkey-ridden jungles and dive into a coral decorated seafloor. From whale watching to bird watching you will find the blissful pleasure of a happy family on this seamlessly immersive paradise.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Beach sunset at Marino Ballena National Park in Uvita, Costa Rica

Handcrafted Costa Rica Tour: Finest Tropical Escape

11 Day Custom Tour

From $2,305

Luxury and sustainability go hand-in-hand during your 11-day Costa Rica tour handmade for 2021-2022. Whether traveling as an adventurous family or looking for a romantic getaway, this sample tour offers endless options perfect for your needs, goals, and preferences. From sailing through the sky on a zipline or searching for elusive sloths, lounging on pristine beaches or relaxing in thermal springs, you will have the ultimate tour tailored to you.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Beach meets rainforest in Costa Rica.

Superb Costa Rica Getaway: Tropical Paradise and Wildlife

16 Day Custom Tour

From $3,035

Nestled between Panama and Nicaragua, Costa Rica presents visitors with an abundance of adventure as well as modern comforts, and this 16-day tour has been handcrafted to deliver plenty of both. Throughout this trip, you will enjoy the charms of this unique corner of Central America. From the heights of Mt. Arenal to the shores of Tortuguero National Park, active explorations will ensure that you see and experience everything you desire.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Hot Springs in Costa Rica

Intimate 8-Day Costa Rica Tour for Couples

8 Day Custom Tour

From $1,435

From romantic river rides to waterfalls and brunch, this is the ideal 8-day journey through Costa Rica for couples. Costa Rica is where private plunge pools are situated on beautiful beaches, and indulgent spas hide in cloud forests. Explore Pacific Guanacaste, walk hand in hand on Tenorio Volcano, lounge in the hot springs of La Fortuna, and gaze upon Catarata del Toro. Featuring wildlife, waterfalls, and plenty of spas, this is a private getaway that is designed just for two.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Costa Rica man smelling aromatic coffee at a tasting

Coffee, Chocolate & Cocktails Tour of Costa Rica

12 Day Custom Tour

From $4,147

The world’s most coveted coffees, chocolates, and cocktails blend seamlessly on this 12-day journey through Costa Rica, immersing you in the origins of some of the most prized coffee and cocoa beans. Enjoy a cup of fresh drip brewed in the micro-mills where coffee beans are grown for world champion baristas and coffee cuppers (the sommeliers of the coffee world). Indulge in decadent organic dark chocolate and sip on rum harvested from locally sourced sugar canes. This tour also visits an organic farm where natural ingredients that accentuate the flavors of coffee are meticulously matured, such as vanilla, cinnamon, and black pepper. Embark on a unique adventure through Costa Rica's cloud forests, volcanoes and pristine nature that stimulates all of the senses, while simultaneously indulging in the famous laid-back lifestyle of La Pura Vida.EXPLORING FURTHERDid you know that Costa Rica contains an exceptional wealth of wildlife relative to its size? More than 5% of the world’s biodiversity can be found in Costa Rica, even though its landmass is a mere 0.03% of the planet. With over 100 protected areas, 801 miles of coastline, and 121 volcanic formations, the country contains 10% of the world’s butterflies, 750,000 species of insects, and 52 species of hummingbirds. To explore Costa Rica’s wildlife up close, consider browsing our Costa Rica vacations to include a face-to-face experience with a smiling sloth.

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Tamarindo Beach in Costa Rica

Costa Rica for Seniors: 7-Day Tropical Vacation

7 Day Custom Tour

From $1,255

Discover the fascinating biodiversity, welcoming culture, and breathtaking natural beauty of Costa Rica during your custom-tailored tour for seniors. Whether traveling in a group, as a family, or as a couple, Costa Rica will inspire you with sensational wildlife alongside panoramas of active volcanic summits. Visit a traditional indigenous village for insight into traditional cuisine and crafts and then discover the tremendous vibrancy of the rainforest canopy on hanging bridges with piercing views into the treetops. The plumage of birds shines as radiant as the crystal-clear Pacific, and emerald forests hide the sleeping sloths, such is the charm of Costa Rica during your immersive exploration.

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Dining at Hotel Belmar. Photo: Courtesy Hotel Belmar

Costa Rica Gastronomy Tour: Gourmet to Flavorful Surprises

9 Day Custom Tour

From $1,615

Costa Rica brings an unforgettable gourmet experience to the table with a collection of tasty dishes and mouthwatering flavors alongside a colorful cultural heritage.  Take in your luxurious culinary discovery tour in featured Zicasso hotels as your personalized Costa Rica vacation will highlight the comforting tastes of authentic mountain retreats and coastal getaways. Vibrant markets overflow with historical personality, and the coffee culture is committed to showcasing the distinctive properties of the country’s favored regions. From chocolate to scarlet macaws, tropical produce to resplendent quetzals, celebrate La Pura Vida with an extravagance of Costa Rica’s wildlife and cuisine. 

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Tourist hiking across hanging bridge in Costa Rica

Perfect 7-Day Costa Rica Vacation

7 Day Custom Tour

From $1,255

This week-long Costa Rica vacation exudes luxury and excitement, exploration and excellence, and is custom-tailored to your preferred experiences. Enjoy a carefree existence in thermal springs heated by the volcanic activity of Arenal. Listen to the waves lap against the Pacific coastline and watch the clouds fade over the highland rainforest in Monteverde. Scour the treetops on hanging bridges and zip lines to find the active lifestyles of howler monkeys, toucans, sloths, and iguanas. A perfect Costa Rica vacation becomes a perfect week and will be accentuated by the bountiful splendors of luxury resorts, landscapes, and wildlife.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Bocas del Toro Eco Resort on a Caribbean beach

Costa Rica Vacation Package: A Tropical Getaway to Quepos & Manuel Antonio

7 Day Custom Tour

From $1,255

Costa Rica surpasses the paradisiacal and borders dreamlike. On this 7-day tour you will experience the true splendor of the country, finding both luxury and adventure in the rolling hills and glowing beaches. Whether you have wandered through the lush rainforests before, or you wish to discover the magnificent charm of the white sandy beaches of Manuel Antonio for the first time, this vacation will take you beyond the possible and into the desirable. Discover what it feels like when tropical dreams come true.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Couple at paradise beach of Manzanillo Park in Costa Rica

Perfect Proposal: The Ultimate Romance in Costa Rica Vacation

10 Day Custom Tour

From $1,795

Prepare for the perfect proposal on a handcrafted Costa Rica vacation that offers a selection of pristine destinations at which to ask for your loved one’s hand in marriage. Blend comfort and exploration, romance and relaxation to create cherished memories emphasizing your affection. Gaze at waterfalls that perform stunning displays of power and passion. Take a horseback ride on a Pacific beach and bask in the colors of the sunset. Indulge in the rushing waters of thermal springs and then relax with citrus aromas during a coveted couple’s massage. As you make your plans for this life-changing time together, browse all of our Costa Rica vacations for inspiration to build an itinerary that will celebrate your time together with extraordinary luxury in gorgeous natural surroundings.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Rio Celeste Waterfall in Tenorio Volcano National Park

Discovering La Pura Vida in Costa Rica

10 Day Custom Tour

From $1,795

Discover boutique luxury away from the well-trodden trails and the crowded resorts during your Costa Rica tour that will celebrate the splendors found far from the familiar paths. Your customizable Costa Rica vacation will introduce you to the divine landscape of cloud, rain, and lowland forests while staying at remarkable Zicasso featured hotels nestled into the abounding natural beauty. Whether you are interested in adventurous rafting excursions or are eager to perfect your lotus pose near twittering birds, or simply happy to lounge on a remote beach, you will find the perfect blend of relaxation and exploration in Costa Rica.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Costa Rica for Second Timers

8 Day Custom Tour

From$1,435

Those who have experienced the grace of Costa Rica understand the need to return, forever enthralled with the pace of life, lush scenery, and active wildlife. Search for toucanets and spoonbills with an experienced birder and learn to surf the rolling waves of the Pacific. Relish in the gorgeous setting and vibrant luxury of a premier eco-lodge and traverse a trail connecting hummingbird gardens with captivating waterfalls. Experience the brilliance of the rainforest, cloud forest, and Pacific Coast on a personalized expedition meant to revitalize your connection to flora and fauna and to introduce you to previously unexplored locations on your Costa Rica vacation. Your itinerary is entirely yours to handcraft, so consider browsing our other Costa Rica tours as you bring your return trip to perfection.

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Costa Rica for Families Vacation

9 Day Custom Tour

From$1,615

The best Costa Rica family vacations blend excitement, relaxation, intrigue, and adventure. Discover wildlife, bask in the coastal sunshine, and wander through a mixture of cloud and rainforest during your Costa Rica vacation that is custom-tailored for the whole family. Soar through the sky on a thrilling zip line excursion offering views of nesting birds and resting sloths, then indulge in hot springs for a reprieve from the countless exciting activities. Venture onto the trails at night to find boa constrictors and ocelots for another fun and unique experience the whole family will appreciate while traveling through Costa Rica.

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Costa Rica Highlights Tour with Teenagers

8 Day Custom Tour

From$1,435

Tear the kids away from the television and take them out of the worlds provided by their videogames for an 8-day immersive Costa Rica vacation. Instead of posting selfies from the mall they can photograph selfies with white-headed capuchin monkeys. Forget about Instagramming their dinner and instead Snapchat photos gliding upside down on a zip line over the rainforest canopy. Trade in the Tumblr for a travel journal and Facebook with the wildlife on a Costa Rica Highlights vacation connecting teenagers and families to the wonders of eco-friendly adventures.

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Amazing Costa Rica 8-Day Itinerary

8 Day Custom Tour

From$1,435

The vibrant feathers of scarlet macaws, the rumbling whitewater of enchanting cascades, the tranquil seclusion of a luxury hotel on the Pacific coast, your Costa Rica vacation embodies nature’s splendor and thrilling excursions personalized to your day-to-day desires. Search for dolphins, whales, sloths, and howler monkeys, dig your toes into the soft sand, and bask in pools heated by geothermal activity. On your Costa Rica tour, you will relish the intricacies of guided explorations in a carefree environment while experiencing the captivating culture of Pura Vida!    

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Adventurous 10-Day Costa Rican Vacation

10 Day Custom Tour

From$1,795

Whether you are a nature enthusiast, a thrill-seeker, or a family that is thirsty for a new adventure, your customizable, best of Costa Rica tour celebrates the diversity of the landscape and the mysteries of the wildlife. Soar above the wilderness on a zipline and discover the sounds of the jungle in the early morning. Traverse the cloud forest canopy on hanging bridges and glide across rivers where you can find caiman and roseate spoonbills. Adventurous trails lead to spectacular, volcanic panoramas and tranquil, crystal-clear water that will provide views to passing whitetip reef sharks that will capture the essence of Costa Rica and the splendor of your luxurious experience.

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Costa Rica Monkey Tour: Luxury & Adventure

12 Day Custom Tour

From$2,155

Luxury and adventure are not two words that often go hand-in-hand, but on this 12-day tour of Costa Rica you will find that the two are not mutually exclusive. This adventurous excursion will take you through dense rainforest and let you explore coveted national parks, and monkey trails to volcanoes which create an unparalleled skyline, all while the Pacific Ocean shimmers an enrapturing sapphire blue. Watch the sunset on your private balcony after coursing through the rapids of the Pacuare River. In Costa Rica, luxury and adventure are combined to create one of life’s most harmonious combinations.

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Best of Costa Rica Vacation: Relaxation & Adventure

7 Day Custom Tour

From$1,255

Experience rugged jungles, pristine beaches, and the surprising luxuries found deep in nature during your custom tailored best-of Costa Rica tour. The idyllic destination combines fascinating adventure with relaxing comforts alongside access to spectacular adventures that send you deep into the untamed wilderness. Whether flying on a zip-line, kayaking a secluded estuary, or wandering through the cloud forest canopy on aerial bridges, your spectacular Costa Rica vacation will embrace discovery through the excellence of eco-tourism while you search for spider monkeys or lounge on powdery white sands.

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Costa Rica’s Road Less Traveled: Touring the Pacific Coast Route

8 Day Custom Tour

From$1,435

An unusual path offers variety and uniqueness during your Costa Rica vacation, allowing you a personalized experience away from the familiarity of the beaten path. Follow the coastal road less traveled along the Pacific and see the splendors of the secluded and hidden beaches, national parks, and volcanic landscapes often overlooked by travelers. Lounge in natural thermal springs hidden under the jungle canopy and search for migrating whales and passing dolphins on a catamaran cruise. Find active wildlife abounding as you journey in eco-friendly luxury on a Costa Rica vacation perfect for those wishing to blend exploration, relaxation, adventure, and discovery. As you dream of your perfect time spent vacationing in Costa Rica, consider browsing some of our other itineraries as you refine your trip.

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Costa Rica “Must Sees” Vacation

9 Day Custom Tour

From$1,615

Cloud forests and Pacific Coast waves, hidden charms of thermal springs and soaring through the treetops - these are some of the must-see experiences you will have during your personalized, custom-tailored Costa Rica vacation. Discover toucans calling in the trees of the rainforest, and howler monkeys groaning in the morning light. Traverse sky bridges and quiet mangrove canals. Trek through lava fields in Arenal, following unique trails, and treat yourself to a featured eco-resort connected to a private reserve during a Costa Rica vacation that immerses you in a world that can’t be missed.

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Action and Adventures in Costa Rica Vacation

10 Day Custom Tour

From$1,795

Savor Pura Vida, the Pure Life, with an adventurous Costa Rica vacation tailored to your preferred taste for excitement. Listen to the low, intense wails of howler monkeys, paddle the whitewater along class IV rapids, traipse the forest trails on horseback, and soar through the sky on a scenic zip line. The blend of authentic beauty and captivating exploration creates timeless vacations captured in the waterfalls, volcanic peaks, singing birds, and restless monkeys. Whether a first-time visitor or returning vacationer, you can soak in hot springs, kayak through mangrove forests, and relish the action of Costa Rica.

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One-Week Romantic Costa Rican Getaway Vacation

7 Day Custom Tour

From$1,255

Experience the exotic passion and exuberant spirit of the jungle during your customizable romantic tour of Costa Rica, where you will immerse yourself in the gorgeous seclusion of the Central Valley and the captivating majesty of the Pacific coast. You will discover the idyllic setting of your luxury accommodations and the captivating thrill of viewing iridescent birds and rambunctious monkeys in their natural habitats. You will also witness breathtaking waterfalls, embrace the soothing ambiance of a couple’s massage, and enjoy the flirtations of the tranquil scenery. From sampling cherished coffee to lounging on treasured white-sand beaches, your Costa Rican tour is full of intrigue, opulence, and romance.

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Arenal Volcano surrounded by the rainforest in La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Costa Rica Travel Guide

A destination as iconic as Costa Rica, from its luscious rainforests to aromatic coffee, is best explored when you are prepared with the best information.

Peruse the Costa Rica Travel Guide for everything from top experiences to transportation considerations.

When you are ready to learn more, contact a top travel specialist by submitting a Trip Request who will design an itinerary with you according to your preferences.

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Best Time to Visit Costa Rica
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Best Time to Visit Costa Rica

The best time to visit Costa Rica is between December and May.

Preserved heritage fills museum galleries and spans secluded corners of the country as enticing waves crash against the beaches, vibrant birds perch in the cloud forests, and sloths hide in the dense jungle terrain. 

Whether in the heat of the dry season or in cooling rains of the wet season, Costa Rica has a provocative landscape steeped in natural and cultural heritage intertwined with contemporary life for you to explore. 

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How to Plan a Trip to Costa Rica: Frequently Asked Questions

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The following information can help guide you in choosing the right trip for you, while offering insight into the most frequently asked questions about a vacation in Costa Rica.

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Top 8 Things to Do in Costa Rica
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Top 8 Things to Do in Costa Rica

Costa Rica's natural beauty influences the endless possibilities of things to do across the country. 

Whether walking on a trail, visiting a classic museum, or kayaking on the open Pacific, every activity in Costa Rica feels like a grand adventure enhanced by the seductive and surprising untamed nature that surrounds you. 

You can use the following guide to learn more about Costa Rica’s essential things to do.

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Top 7 Must-See Places in Costa Rica
Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Top 7 Must-See Places in Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s name, “Rich Coast,” quickly becomes obvious in its gorgeous Pacific and Caribbean coastlines, as well as the enchanting landscapes that make up the must-see places for your trip.

Life is quickly summed up in the motto of Pura Vida, meaning “Pure Life,” with stunning microclimates endlessly absorbing you into the likes of wilderness trails and lively animal life, coffee plantations, and chocolate tastings.

From the enormous emerald rainforests of Arenal teeming with colorful wildlife to the butterfly gardens and sweeping biological parks of Monteverde, uncover the beauty of Costa Rica’s best destinations.

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Why You Should Go to Costa Rica in 2021
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Why You Should Go to Costa Rica in 2021

Always a wonderful choice, Costa Rica is an ideal destination for the summer or fall of 2021. A constant reward, a reprieve, and a retreat into one of the most biodiverse places in the world, Costa Rica offers a peaceful escape, a coastal getaway, a rainforest adventure. With active volcanoes and luxurious beaches, captivating cloud forests, and unique wildlife, the scenery lends itself to adventurous exploration.

Whether searching for macaws and toucans or speeding through the forest canopy on a zipline, riding a whitewater raft, or simply enjoying the tropical sun, Costa Rica embodies the brilliance of nature that forces us all to stop and pay attention to the wonders of natural beauty that abounds.

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7 Things to Do With Kids in Costa Rica
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7 Things to Do With Kids in Costa Rica

Costa Rica offers the perfect blend of history, natural beauty, and tropical adventure for families with children of all ages and overflows with things to do. Instead of spending every day on the beach or hidden away in a mountain lodge, you can combine interactive education and physical fun within four percent of the world’s flora and fauna with our recommendations for the best family-friendly things to do in Costa Rica.

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The Best Ways to Travel Around Costa Rica
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The Best Ways to Travel Around Costa Rica

Costa Rica is small but with diverse topography that makes getting around both easy and an adventure. 

Communities adhere to the Pura Vida lifestyle making the country incredibly friendly and welcoming. Accepting ambiance and accessible towns, cities, monuments, national parks, and beaches show how the different methods for traveling give you plenty of opportunities to find the right mode of exploration for you. 

A Zicasso Costa Rica travel expert makes exploring the country a comfortable and immersive experience while simultaneously making it easy to navigate. The following guide offers more information on Costa Rica’s transportation options.

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