12 days in La Fortuna de San Carlos & Liberia Itinerary

12 days in La Fortuna de San Carlos & Liberia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 3 nights
2
Liberia
— 8 nights

3
nights
La Fortuna de San Carlos

Set against the backdrop of the imposing Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos offers visitors a chance to explore diverse natural landscapes and sample some delicious local produce.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Tabacon Hot Springs, take in the exciting artwork at Wood & Art Gallery, and then learn something new at ChocoMuseo La Fortuna. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours, thenskim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, thenbrowse the exhibits of Galeria Estudio, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Onirica Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the La Fortuna de San Carlos vacation planning tool.

Liberia to La Fortuna de San Carlos is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Liberia.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Tours Outdoors Nature
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
River Rafting & Tubing
Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs

8
nights
Liberia

Liberia ©
Tourism in Liberia has been growing since the opening of its airport, with more and more international visitors using the city as a starting point for explorations of the country's northwest.
Venture out of the city with trips to Area de Conservacion Guanacaste (Hacienda El Viejo Wetlands, Miravalles Volcano, &more), Playa Nacascolo (in Gulf of Papagayo) and Rojas Bros Boruca Indigenous Arts (in Playas del Coco). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rincon de La Vieja National Park, stop by Nahua, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Maderos Brewery, and kick back and relax at Playa Hermosa.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Liberia itinerary planner.

You can drive from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Liberia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Liberia

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Area de Conservacion Guanacaste, Province of Guanacaste, Playa Hermosa, Rio Negro Hot Springs, Playas del coco
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 15:
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Tio Leo Coffee Tour ©
Tio Leo Coffee Tour
Hacienda El Viejo Wetlands ©
Hacienda El Viejo Wetlands
Rincon de La Vieja National Park ©
Rincon de La Vieja National Park

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