3 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

3 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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3 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

San Jose
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
Santa Teresa
— 1 night
+3
taxi + Fly + shuttle + bus:  3​h 15​min
Playa Hermosa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Tamarindo
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h 15​min
San Jose

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Santa Teresa

Santa Teresa ©
A coastal getaway popular with surfers and young travelers, Santa Teresa spreads out from the beach and the main coastal road to a ring of newer developments on the surrounding hills.
On the 25th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Hermosa.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Teresa online journey maker .

San Jose to Santa Teresa is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Playa Hermosa.

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Playa Hermosa ©
Playa Hermosa

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Playa Hermosa

Playa Hermosa ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Hermosa.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Playa Hermosa journey planner .

Getting from Santa Teresa to Playa Hermosa by combination of taxi, flight, and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Playa Hermosa can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Tamarindo.

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Playa Hermosa ©
Playa Hermosa

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day
Tamarindo

Surfing remains the main reason to take a trip to Tamarindo, as the beachside town is mostly known for its excellent waves.
On the 27th (Sat), admire all the interesting features of Pura Aventura, stop by Papaya Con Leche, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tamarindo trip maker .

Traveling by car from Playa Hermosa to Tamarindo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Tamarindo can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Pura Aventura ©
Pura Aventura

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