Central Pacific Points of Interest and Places to Visit

Central Pacific

Playa Hermosa

Just a few minutes south of Jaco’s hustle and bustle is the much mellower surf beach of Playa Hermosa. A handful of hotels and restaurants come with a reggae soundtrack and view over the Pacific, ...  Read more

Tortuga Island (Isla Tortuga)

4.5 star rating: Recommended 57 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

A postcard-perfect paradise of white-sand beaches, swaying coconut palms, and sapphire-blue water rife with marine life, Tortuga Island (Isla Tortuga) is an ideal spot to swim, snorkel, or bask in ...  Read more

Selvatura Park

4 star rating: Recommended 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

A popular attraction among families, Selvatura Park is one of the best nature and adventure parks in Costa Rica. Just a 15-minute drive from the main town of Monteverde, the park is set against the ...  Read more

Puntarenas Cruise Port

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Sitting on a narrow peninsula in the Gulf of Nicoya, Puntarenas is a gateway to exploring the best of Costa Rica’s natural beauty and ecological diversity. It is also the country’s most important ...  Read more

Carara National Park (Parque Nacional Carara)

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At the confluence of two important Costa Rican ecosystems—the wet and wild Pacific Rainforest that characterizes the southern coast, and the dry tropical forest for which Guanacaste is known—this ...  Read more

Children's Eternal Rainforest

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The Children's Eternal Rainforest (Bosque Eterno de los Niños) encompasses 55,600 acres (22,500 hectares) of protected forest, making it the largest private reserve in Costa Rica. The park was ...  Read more

Jaco Beach

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Jaco Beach is known for its black sand beaches and close proximity to Costa Rica’s capital city. But it’s also widely recognized for its diverse landscapes, breathtaking beauty and endless options ...  Read more

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