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National Parks

Costa Rica has many national parks, nature reserves, wildlife refuges and other protected areas. In total, there is over 30 % of the country which is under some sort of protection status.

Braulio Carrillo

The impressive Braulio Carrillo protects a vast region of tropical cloud forests, rainforests and sub montane tropical rainforests. It is one of the most inaccessible and least explored places on the planet.

Marino Ballena

Marino Ballena National Park covers a large area of ocean, a region that has been known to be one of the most important areas for humpback whales.

Palo Verde

Palo Verde covers an important and large area of mangroves, tropical dry forests, marshes and wetlands along the Rio Tempisque.

Poas Volcano

The awesome destination is just a short 1 hour drive from San Jose. Explore this amazing cloud forest and mighty volcano.

Rincon de la Vieja

Discover the beauty of the amazing volcano, its hot springs, rivers, savanahs and tropical dry forests, all near Guanacaste...

Monteverde

Both are amazing cloud forest reserves located in Monteverde ( Santa Elena )... See which one is better for you

Carara

At just 1 hour from San Jose, one of the best places of wildlife observation and birding…

Tortuguero

Tortuguero National Park, along the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica, offers endless rainforests and natural canal network, sea turtle observation, more….

Cabo Blanco

This small tropical forest is the first officially declared protected area in Costa Rica

La Amistad

This is the largest portion of tropical rainforest, the largest national park in Costa Rica

Los Quetzales

Pristine rainforests, misty cloudforests, valleys, canyons, mountains and abundant wildlife in a charming narrow valley

Cahuita

This tropical rainforest reserve is an important habitat for endangered species of wildlife. The perfect combination of beach, wetlands, lagoons, and tropical rainforest.

Rincon de la Vieja Volcano

The mighty Rincon de la Vieja looks down on the dry and arid plains of Guanacaste. Hidden waterfalls, rivers, hills, valleys, and romantic scenery. Feel like in the Old West.

Cano Negro

A fantastic nature reserve with endless wetlands, tropical rainforests and incredible flora and fauna

Irazu Volcano

The perfect one day tour departing from San Jose. Explore the highest volcano in Costa Rica.

Las Baulas

Las Baulas is the most important protection site for the large Leatherback Sea Turtles. At only 1 hour from the Liberia International Airport.

Santa Rosa

The second largest national park in Costa Rica. Located in Guanacaste, it covers cultural treasures, beaches, forests and ocean.

Piedras Blancas

A fantastic region with abundant tropical rainforests, ocean and wildlife beyond compare. Explore this less visited national treasue , located in the South of Costa Rica

Barra Honda

For those seeking for adventure and cave and cavern explorations, Barra Honda is the ideal place. Endless caves, unexplored passages and caverns. Located in Guanacaste.

Chirripo

Chirripo is a vast territory of uninterrupted tropical cloud forests, paramo ( high altitude grasslands ), dwarf forests, canyons, glacier lakes and the highest peak in the country.

Cocos Island

The most famous island in Costa Rica. Amazing scuba diving site, and a place that attracts the attention of historians, scientists and scuba divers.

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