The Ten Most Popular Destinations in Costa Rica Print e-mail this info

The most popular tour route in Costa Rica encompasses must see destinations: volcanoes, beaches and cloud and rainforests. 

The individual destinations described below were chosen in a purely objective manner based on visitor statistics compiled by the ICT, SINAC and MINAE.  For others there are no statisics and we deterimined the most popular by personal observation, and talking to residents, expats and people in the travel industry to come to a consensus.

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The single most visited place in Costa Rica is the capital San José. More travelers are taking advantage of the "new" international airport in Liberia but San José is the hub for all domestic flights and public buses. Because the geography demands that nearly all roads lead to the capital the majority of foreign visitors spend at least a day or two there.


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The Ten Most Popular Destinations in Costa Rica
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