Costa Rica is not
as cheap as the other countries in Central America, but it is possible
travel on a budget.
Where to start-
Most people start their travel in Costa RIca from the capitol
San José, but we suggest alternatives that might fit your
budget and expectations better.
go- Most people choose a Costa Rica vacation to explore
a National Park, Nature or Biological Reserve, the best rainforests,
beaches, hiking, camping and bird watching.
Where to stay- Many
of the best accommodations in Costa Rica are small independent
operations. There are several recommendations for lodges through
out the site with links to make direct reservations.
When to visit- The
green season is cheaper but the high season is drier.
How to travel- Is a tour
group right for you, or would you be happier with independent travel?
What there is to do in
Costa Rica- Hiking, biking, canopy tours, surfing, moutain
biking, beach combing, wind surfing, horse back riding, and much
What to take- Suggested
packing list emphasizing things you may not have thought of.
Suggested guidebooks & maps
Tips for driving in
Eating in Costa Rica
Rental Cars, air, taxi, bicycle