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NATURAL GETAWAY

Green areas are national parks Bathed by two oceans and bordered by Nicaragua and Panama, Costa Rica is 51,500 square kilometers of forests, volcanoes, mangroves, mountain ranges and beaches.

Its diverse fauna includes around 850 bird species, and hundreds of mamal species including monkeys, sloths, jaguars, and anteaters; and 90% of the world's butterflies.

Butterfly Costa Rica protects nearly 30% of its territory with national parks and natural preserves, and holds around 6% of the world's bio-diversity, spread in twelve tropical habitats that range from the tropical dry forests in the north, to the densly wet rainforests in the south.


Manuel Antonio Beach Costa Rica offers a diverse and wide range of destinations, from the cloud forests in the north, to tropical rainforests and virgin beaches in the south. The country can be divided into 10 general regions, including:

San José Area
Central Highlands
Guanacaste & The Northwest
Northern Lowlands
The Caribbean Coast
Nicoya Peninsula
Central Pacific Coast
Central Valley
South Central Region
Osa Peninsula & Golfo Dulce

Below is a list of suggested towns, places of interest, and national parks within these 10 regions.

San José Area

Arts & Culture
Children's Museum
Contemporary Art Museum
Jade Museum
Melico Salazar Theater
National Arts and Cultural Center of Arts and Culture
National Museum
National Theater
Pre-Columbian Gold Museum
Science and Cultural Center

Attractions & Tours
El Pueblo
Mercado Central
San José Downtown
University of San Jose

City Parks
La Sabana Park
National Park
Central Park
La Merced Park
Plaza de la Cultura
Plaza de la Demócracia
Parque España
Parque Morazan

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Central Highlands

Cities, Towns & Villages
Alajuela
Cartago
Cuidad Colón
Escazú
Grecia
Heredia
Orosi
Palomo
Palmares
Paraiso
San Ramon
San Gerardo de Dota
Santa Ana
Turrialba

National Parks, Botanical Gardens, Reserves & Wildlife Refuges
Bosque De Paz Rain/Cloud Forest Biological Reserve
Braulio Carrillo National Park
Genesis II National Wildlife Refuge
Irazú Volcano National Park
La Paz Waterfall Garden
Lankester Gardens
Los Angeles Cloud Forest Reserve
Monte Sky Cloud Forest Reserve
Nectandra Institute
Poás Volcano National Park
Tapantí National Park
Volcan Barva
Volcan Turrialba

Attractions & Tours
Butterfly Farm in La Guácima
Caffe Britt Tour
Flor de May
Guayabo National Monument
Hacienda Atirro
Rainforest Aerial Tram
The Route of the Saints
World of Snakes in Grécia

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Guanacaste & The Northwest

Cities, Towns & Villages
Bahía Salinas
Cañas
Caño Negro
Costa de Pájaros
Esparaza
La Cruz
La Fortuna
Liberia
Mata de Limón
Miravalles
Monteverde
Peñas Blancas
Puntarenas
Quebrada Grande
Rincón de la Vieja
Santa Elena
Tilarán

National Parks, Botanical Gardens, Reserves & Wildlife Refuges
Arenal Botanical Gardens
Arenal National Park
Bahia Junquillal National Wildflife Refuge
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge
Children's Eternal Cloud Forest
Ecolodge San Luís and Biological Station
Guanacaste National Park
Hacienda Los Inocentes Wildlife Conservation and Recreation Center
Lomas Barbudal Biological Reserve
Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve
Miravalles Forest Reserve
Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve
Monteverde Nature Center and Butterfly Gardens
Palo Verde National Park
Peñas Blancas Wildlife Refuge
Rincon de la Vieja National Park
Santa Rosa National Park
Tenorio Volcano National Park

Attractions & Tours
Lake Arenal
Sky Walk in Santa Elena


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Northern Lowlands

Cities, Towns & Villages
Under construction

National Parks, Botanical Gardens, Reserves & Wildlife Refuges
Under construction

Attractions & Tours
Under construction

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The Caribbean Coast

Cities, Towns & Villages
Under construction

National Parks, Botanical Gardens, Reserves & Wildlife Refuges
Under construction

Attractions & Tours
Under construction

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Nicoya Peninsula

Cities, Towns & Villages
Under construction

National Parks, Botanical Gardens, Reserves & Wildlife Refuges
Under construction

Attractions & Tours
Under construction

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Central Pacific Coast

Cities, Towns & Villages
Under construction

National Parks, Botanical Gardens, Reserves & Wildlife Refuges
Under construction

Attractions & Tours
Under construction

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Central Valley

Cities, Towns & Villages
Under construction

National Parks, Botanical Gardens, Reserves & Wildlife Refuges
Under construction

Attractions & Tours
Under construction

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South Central Region

Cities, Towns & Villages
Under construction

National Parks, Botanical Gardens, Reserves & Wildlife Refuges
Under construction

Attractions & Tours
Under construction

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Osa Peninsula & Golfo Dulce

Cities, Towns & Villages
Under construction

National Parks, Botanical Gardens, Reserves & Wildlife Refuges
Under construction

Attractions & Tours
Under construction


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