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    • Quepos, Costa Rica

      Explore Playa Espadilla Beach

      5.0
      The beach just outside of Manuel Antonio National Park is called Playa Espadilla and you can camp here for free if you have a tent or hammock. This is a safe place, accustomed to tourists, but be careful with valuables while camping on the beach - always a good idea, anyway.The alternative would ...
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    • Quepos, Costa Rica

      Hike Sendero Punta Catedral

      1 mi
      To access this trail, you must pay the $16 park entrance fee. It's a 1.25 mile from the entrance gate along a gravel road but there are signs marking the way to the trailhead.  Translated, Sendero Punta Catedral means Cathedral Point Trail. It is a 1 mile long trail that circles Cathedral Point p...
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    • Dominical - San Isidro PZ, Costa Rica

      Hike to Nauyaca Waterfalls

      5.0
      3.75 mi
      With so much to explore in Costa Rica, I suggest you try and make time for Nauyaca Falls.You start by going to a small office on the side of Route 243 between Dominical and San Isidro. There you can purchase your entry ticket ($8) and decide if you want to hike to the falls or take a horseback r...
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    • Jacó, Costa Rica

      Playa Jacó

      5.0
      There are hotels nearby, but if you are staying in San Jose this is a great day trip since it is only a couple of hours away by bus. Jaco is a big, wide open beach with room for everyone. Even on packed days, it doesn't feel very crowded. It's a pretty famous surf spot in Costa Rica, but even wit...
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    • Rivas, Costa Rica

      Hike Cerro Chirripó

      5.0
      12.1 mi / 6500 ft gain
      It's 4:55 a.m. and the wind is whipping, temperatures hover below freezing, and the sun is just starting to make an appearance on the horizon, above a thick blanket of clouds covering surrounding peaks. This is Cerro Chirripó, the tallest mountain in Costa Rica, and a far cry from the beaches tha...
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    • Punta Leona, Costa Rica

      Relax in Punta Leona, Costa Rica

      Punta Leona is a peninsula located south west of San Jose and Alajuela. Head west towards Punta Arenas, then south on interstate 34. Entering "Parqueo Punta Leona" in your GPS will take you to the right location. This parking area will take you to Playa Mantas, This is a dark sand beach with many...
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    • 34, Costa Rica

      Photograph Crocodiles under the Tarcoles River Crocodile Bridge

      5.0
      The Tarcolos River is probably the most polluted river in Costa Rica and ironically also one of the biggest tourist attractions.  Despite the nearby national park and renewed focus on the environment it's 67% sewage and industrial waste. But with around 25 crocodiles per square kilometer you woul...
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    • 9.978336,-83.845142, Costa Rica

      Explore Irazú Volcano National Park

      0.4 mi
      This place is a must see if you're spending time in Costa Rica. The easy access from different towns via public transportation is very affordable and worth your time and money!  There are several different ways to reach this park, the main one being taking a bus from San Jose (the city of Cartago...
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