4 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

4 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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4 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+4
subway + bus + Fly + bus + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
1
La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Manuel Antonio
— 1 night
+3
bus + foot + shuttle + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
La Fortuna de San Carlos

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Tabacon Hot Springs and then hike along Arenal Natura Ecological Park. Keep things going the next day: hike along Ecocentro Danaus and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the La Fortuna de San Carlos trip itinerary maker app .

Washington DC, USA to La Fortuna de San Carlos is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

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Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
River Rafting & Tubing
Ecocentro Danaus ©
Ecocentro Danaus

1
night
Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio ©
The rainforest meets the sea at Manuel Antonio National Park, a small but scenic natural preserve on the west coast of Costa Rica.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): kick back and relax at Playa Biesanz.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Manuel Antonio trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Manuel Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In March in Manuel Antonio, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Playa Biesanz ©
Playa Biesanz

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