7 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

7 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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7 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

New York City
+3
bus + Fly + bus + shuttle:  11​h 45​min
La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
Manuel Antonio
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly + bus:  1​h 15​min
San Jose
— Few hours
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
New York City

3
days
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.
Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Tabacon Hot Springs. There's still lots to do: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, take in the exciting artwork at Onirica Art Gallery, look for gifts at Souvenir Leo, and admire the sheer force of La Fortuna Waterfall.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read La Fortuna de San Carlos travel itinerary planner .

New York City, USA to La Fortuna de San Carlos is an approximately 12-hour combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to La Fortuna de San Carlos. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Manuel Antonio.

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

2
days
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 22nd (Thu): stop by Beso Loco Boutique de Playa, then kick back and relax at Playa Manuel Antonio, and then look for gifts at Super Joseth. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at MidWorld Costa Rica and then relax in the rural setting at Villa Vanilla / Rainforest Spices.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Manuel Antonio tour itinerary builder website .

Getting from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Manuel Antonio by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In February, daily temperatures in Manuel Antonio can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Jose.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

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Playa Manuel Antonio ©
Playa Manuel Antonio
MidWorld Costa Rica ©
MidWorld Costa Rica
Super Joseth ©
Super Joseth

few
hours
San Jose

San Jose ©
A trip to San Jose, the capital, commercial center, and cultural hub of Costa Rica, gives you a chance to experience the lively atmosphere and rich cultural past of this vibrant country.
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Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Manuel Antonio to San Jose takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 65°F. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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Galeria Namu ©
Galeria Namu

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