7 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

7 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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7 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

Start: San Jose
Drive:  3​h
1
Manuel Antonio
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Playa Conchal
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: San Jose

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 10th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Manuel Antonio.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Manuel Antonio vacation planner.

San Jose to Manuel Antonio is an approximately 1.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

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Playa Manuel Antonio ©
Playa Manuel Antonio

4
nights
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 in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Arenal Natura Ecological Park. And it doesn't end there: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, take in the exciting artwork at Onirica Art Gallery, take in the natural beauty of Baldi Hot Springs, and admire the sheer force of La Fortuna Waterfall.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read La Fortuna de San Carlos online trip builder .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Manuel Antonio to La Fortuna de San Carlos in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Playa Conchal.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks
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River Rafting & Tubing
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
La Fortuna Waterfall ©
La Fortuna Waterfall

2
nights
Playa Conchal

Playa Conchal ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): kick back and relax at Playa Conchal and then head outdoors with Los Piratas de Flamingo.

To find out how to plan a trip to Playa Conchal, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Playa Conchal in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. July in Playa Conchal sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Playa Conchal

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trip

Los Piratas de Flamingo
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Playa Conchal ©
Playa Conchal

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