04 Jan Add Costa Rica to Your 2019 Bucket List
Although Small, Costa Rica is an Incredibly Diverse Country
Jungle adventure amid some of the most unique flora and fauna anywhere is why Costa Rica is one of the planet’s top destinations for out-of-this-world eco-vacations.
The Arenal/Monteverde regions of Costa Rica are an adventurist’s dream come true. Spouting lava flows, steep mountain hikes, high-flying zip line adventures, and countless ecological wonders are just a taste of some of the exhilarating activities found in these areas.
On a Costa Rica trip with Delta Vacations, families can enjoy the expertly guided tours through the jungle in search of exciting plant and animal life native to the region, including colorful amphibians, tree-swinging monkeys, and leisurely moving sloths.
Best Weather: November – May
Best Values: June – October
Currency: Costa Rican colon
Language: Spanish is the official language of Costa Rica, although many people speak English, especially in tourist areas.
Arenal Volcano & Monteverde Region
After flying into Liberia (LIR) or San José (SJO) airports, you begin your journey to the Arenal Volcano and the Monteverde cloud forest regions. The areas of the Arenal Volcano and Monteverde are special ecological wonders, the perfect spots for the ultimate Costa Rica vacation and are best reached with the use of a rental car.
You can combine your visit to the Arenal Volcano/Monteverde area with a stay in either the cosmopolitan city of San José or the beach region of Guanacaste—or you can combine all 3 areas for a great Costa Rican adventure. If you’d like to combine 2 or 3 areas, contact a reservation agent for more information.
Liberia & Guanacaste
This area of northwest Costa Rica, known as the Guanacaste region, offers numerous activities along the beach, in the charming towns, and in the nearby rainforests. Most hotels are located on the beach and several are all-inclusive.
You can combine your visit to the Guanacaste region with a stay in either the cosmopolitan city of San José or surrounded by the natural beauty of the Arenal Volcano/Monteverde area—or you can combine all 3 areas for a great Costa Rican adventure. If you’d like to visit 2 or 3 areas, contact a reservation agent for more information.
San Jose & Pacific Coast
For those drawn to the excitement of city life, the bustling and cosmopolitan capital of San Jose (served by the San Jose airport (SJO)) is a great destination. Glass-mirrored high rises, cozy restaurants, lively nightclubs, and classic theaters flourish within the city limits. Most hotels are internationally recognized chains and are located in the downtown area or nearby.
You can also combine your visit to San José with a stay in either the beach area of Guanacaste along the Pacific Coast or the mountainous Arenal Volcano/Monteverde area—or you can combine all 3 areas for a great Costa Rican adventure. If you’d like to visit 2 or 3 areas, contact a reservation agent for more information.