8 days in Province of Guanacaste Itinerary

8 days in Province of Guanacaste Itinerary

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8 days in Province of Guanacaste Itinerary

Charlotte
Fly:  8​h 15​min
Playa Hermosa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Rincon de La Vieja
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Tenorio Volcano National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Playa Samara
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Tamarindo
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
Charlotte

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Playa Hermosa

Playa Hermosa ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Rojas Bros Boruca Indigenous Arts.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Playa Hermosa tour builder tool .

Charlotte, USA to Playa Hermosa is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Charlotte to Playa Hermosa due to the time zone difference. In March, Playa Hermosa is much warmer than Charlotte - with highs of 94°F and lows of 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rincon de La Vieja.

Things to do in Playa Hermosa

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Adventure

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Playas del Coco
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Playa Hermosa ©
Playa Hermosa
Shark Diving
Rojas Bros Boruca Indigenous Arts ©

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Rincon de La Vieja

Rincon de La Vieja ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Rio Negro Hot Springs and then explore the striking landscape of Rincon de La Vieja National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rincon de La Vieja day trip tool .

Getting from Playa Hermosa to Rincon de La Vieja by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Rincon de La Vieja are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tenorio Volcano National Park.

Things to do in Rincon de La Vieja

#Nature, #Parks

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Rincon de La Vieja National Park
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Rio Negro Hot Springs ©
Rio Negro Hot Springs
Rincon de La Vieja National Park ©

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hours
Tenorio Volcano National Park

Tenorio Volcano National Park ©
On the 6th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Celeste.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tenorio Volcano National Park road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Rincon de La Vieja to Tenorio Volcano National Park with the Route module. In March, plan for daily highs up to 94°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Playa Samara.

Things to do in Tenorio Volcano National Park

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Rio Celeste ©
Rio Celeste

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day
Playa Samara

Playa Samara ©
A beach town with just enough development to be comfortable for families accustomed to the trappings of modern life, Playa Samara has the resorts you'd expect to find in such a scenic area, but they don't hinder the relaxing atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then kick back and relax at Samara Beach.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tenorio Volcano National Park to Playa Samara. In March, daytime highs in Playa Samara are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tamarindo.

Things to do in Playa Samara

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Samara Beach ©
Samara Beach
Spas & Wellness

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days
Tamarindo

Tamarindo ©
Surfing remains the main reason to take a trip to Tamarindo, as the beachside town is mostly known for its excellent waves.
Step out of Tamarindo with an excursion to Playa Conchal in Playa Conchal--about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarindo Beach, look for gifts at Azul Profundo Boutique, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Avellana, and look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tamarindo visit planning website .

You can drive from Playa Samara to Tamarindo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 94°F, and evening lows to 71°F. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tamarindo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Conchal, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Playa Conchal ©
Playa Conchal
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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