Costa Rica has long been a travel hotspot, and has especially come into the limelight in the past few years as eco-tourism continues to grow.
The unspoiled jungles of Costa Rica allows for an abundance of adventure activities. Exploring the natural terrains while still being able to hit the beach and relax makes this a wonderful destination for families and groups. Here’s a preview of what Costa Rica adventures you can enjoy.
Ziplining, or a “canopy” tour, is one of the most popular activities to enjoy in Costa Rica. This is a great option for adrenaline junkies looking for a new challenge. Set at high vantage points over Costa Rican jungles, ziplining allows you to observe the gorgeous landscapes while souring through the air.
The diverse environments in Costa Rica have made it a perfect destination for tropical birds to thrive. Today there are over 850 species present, making this one of the world’s best bird watching locales. Even if this isn’t your typical activity, giving it a try in Costa Rica is guaranteed to show you some extraordinary birds.
Costa Rica has put major efforts into protecting its natural state. This is perfectly reflected in the rich biodiversity under the ocean’s surface. Snorkelling and diving will expose you to a world of fish, coral reefs, and fantastic marine landscapes.
One of the best ways to enjoy the water and check out scenery in Costa Rica is by kayak. This classic adventure activity can be enjoyed on white waters or in a more peaceful location, depending on your skill level.
Costa Rica is one of the world’s prime surf destinations. With easy access to the ocean and a variety of conditions, surfers of all skill levels can enjoy the activity here. While there are 4 major surfing regions in Costa Rica, a large selection of ideal spots can be found in Guanacaste.