What do you think of this itinerary for Costa Rica?
Question by Nickname: What do you think of this itinerary for Costa Rica?
I’m leaving for Costa Rica soon and wanted some opinions on my plans.
I’ll fly into San Jose where I’ll stay for the night.
The next day I’ll head to Jaco and be there for 3 days.
Then off to Monteverde for 2 days.
Then Arenal for 2 days.
Then Tamarindo for 2 days.
I’ll then travel into Nicaragua for my last 4 days.
Any recommendations for things to do in these cities or places I should spend more or less time?
Answer by yellowstone
Seems like a decent itinerary to me. Why Jaco? Lot’s of night life but not the best beaches and parts are a little seedy. You might consider Manuel Antonio instead. It will take you about 2 more hours to get there but it is more interesting and has better dining options. From Monteverde the taxi boat taxi option is cheaper than going by road and nearly 2 hours quicker.
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