Costa Rica’s motto, pura vida, is a way of life that has the country ranked as one of the happiest in the world. Between the Pacific and Caribbean Oceans, Costa Rica is a land of incredible biodiversity with volcanoes, cloud forests and tropical wildlife.
Read on to learn about the top things to do in Costa Rica this year!
Did you know that over 20 percent of Costa Rica’s land is designated as national parks? If you’re hoping to spot some exotic wildlife, we recommend a day trip to Palo Verde National Park, home to wetland bird species as well as scarlet macaws, sloths and monkeys. Pro tip: if you’re here for the monkeys, they like to hang out at Secrets® Papagayo Costa Rica!
If you’re the adventurous type, there are plenty of volcanoes to explore and outdoor activities like horseback riding, white water rafting, zip lining, cliff rappelling and more to get your heart pumping! Check out AMStarDMC.com for all the excitement!
You can’t visit Costa Rica without spending quality time on the beach. In this Caribbean nation, you can experience various types of beaches from sugar sand, black sand, surfing beaches, untouched hideaways and luxury resort beaches, there’s something for everyone here!
Make sure to pencil in some time to relax during your stay in Costa Rica! For some natural rejuvenation, visit the base of the Rincon de la Vieja volcano where there is an array of geothermal wonders like healing hot spring, mud baths and waterfalls.
When you’re ready to discover the adventure and eco-tourism capital of Central America, consider making Secrets Papagayo your home base. Check out our special offers page for deals to get you there faster like our Winter Wanderlust promotion.
Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica is located on the stunning Papagayo Peninsula in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. A short 20 minute drive from the Liberia International Airport, this adults-only resort will seem a million miles away. Perfectly situated on a serene beachfront and surrounded by lush tropical gardens, this hideaway will offer an Unlimited-Luxury® experience in one of the most romantic and intimate settings imaginable.