7 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

7 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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7 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

Nashville
Fly:  10​h 30​min
Playa Hermosa
— 2 nights
+3
bus + shuttle + Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
Santa Teresa
— 2 nights
ferry:  4​h
Manuel Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Herradura
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 30​min
Nashville

2
days
Playa Hermosa

Playa Hermosa ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Playa Hermosa Turismo Rural Comunitario and then kick back and relax at Playa Hermosa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Playa Hermosa road trip planner.

Nashville, USA to Playa Hermosa is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. In April, Playa Hermosa is much hotter than Nashville - with highs of 95°F and lows of 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Santa Teresa.

Things to do in Playa Hermosa

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Adventure

Side Trip

Shark Diving
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Playa Hermosa ©
Playa Hermosa
Shark Diving

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then kick back and relax at Playa Hermosa.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Santa Teresa trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Playa Hermosa to Santa Teresa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in Santa Teresa

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Playa Hermosa ©
Playa Hermosa
Spas & Wellness

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 5th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Biesanz.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Manuel Antonio visit planning app .

Ride a ferry from Santa Teresa to Manuel Antonio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in April, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Herradura.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Playa Biesanz ©
Playa Biesanz
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Herradura

Herradura
For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Herradura online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Manuel Antonio to Herradura in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Herradura

#Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Bridge Over Rio Tarcoles
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