5 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

5 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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5 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  16​h 15​min
Manuel Antonio
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
Newark

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Biesanz and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Manuel Antonio vacation maker app .

Newark, USA to Manuel Antonio is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Newark to Manuel Antonio due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in April, expect nights in Manuel Antonio to be much warmer, around 67°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 82°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

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Playa Biesanz ©
Playa Biesanz
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
days
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 18th (Wed): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, hike along Ecocentro Danaus, and then view the masterpieces at Onirica Art Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: soothe aching muscles at Tabacon Hot Springs and then trek along Arenal Natura Ecological Park.

To find photos and more tourist information, refer to the La Fortuna de San Carlos sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Manuel Antonio to La Fortuna de San Carlos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. On the 20th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

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River Rafting & Tubing
Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
Arenal Natura Ecological Park ©
Arenal Natura Ecological Park

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