Practically all things to do in Costa Rica are cool, and this top 10 list humbly scratches the surface of available options for the traveler. Our Top Ten list starts with the Cocles Beach, the coolest base on the east side of the country for all things cool. The list continues with a focus on the beaches and the rainforest, both of which burst with cool things to do. Exotic bird watching at the crack of dawn in Manzanillo, the waterfalls of Tarcoles, white water rafting in Turrialba, these are a just few of cool things to do. Mainly focused the Caribbean and the beach communities of Puerto Viejo, this list is for the traveler with a spirited sense of adventure, because boring is not cool, even on vacation, in our book. Make sure not to skip the coolest thing to do in Costa Rica, a canopy tour of the jungle.
Cocles Beach is Puerto Viejo's most popular hang out for sun, sand and surf -just south of town... read more
Horseback riding along the beach, into jungle, or through rainforest of Costa Rica's Caribbean... read more
The Poas Volcano is an monumental symbol of the powerful geothermal forces that formed Costa Rica, with hiking trails and bird watching around it... read more
Costa Rica's first and most famous national park...
Tarcoles, Costa Rica
Tremendous waterfalls plunging to dense jungle deep in the Central Pacific... read more