13 days in Santa Cruz Itinerary

13 days in Santa Cruz Itinerary

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Santa Cruz
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Santa Cruz

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Do some cultural sightseeing at Llanos de Cortez Waterfall and El Viejo Wetlands. Take a break from the city and head to Playa Hermosa and Playa Avellana. Get out of town with these interesting Santa Cruz side-trips: Playa Conchal (in Playa Conchal), Las Baulas National Marine Park (in Playa Grande), Area de Conservacion Guanacaste (Sea Star I Pacific Sea Adventure & Four Seasons Golf Club), Zipline (in Rincon de La Vieja), TPV - Costa Rica (in Playa Negra), Playas del Coco (Iglesia Catolica de Playas del Coco & Rojas Bros Boruca Indigenous Art & Gallery), Playa Flamingo (River Rafting & Tubing, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, & more), Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Gulf of Papagayo) and The Monkey Farm (in Playa Ocotal). Spend the 22nd (Sun) exploring nature at Palo Verde National Park. Spend the 28th (Sat) exploring nature at Barra Honda National Park.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Santa Cruz sightseeing planner.

If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major airports are Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport, Juan Santamaria International Airport and Tobias Bolanos International Airport. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

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Side Trips

Area de Conservacion Guanacaste, Playa Flamingo, Playas del Coco, Province of Guanacaste, Playa Conchal
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