In spite of its small size, Costa Rica boasts plenty of stunning scenery to see and explore. Heading out onto the sea, ocean or rivers is a great way to get a different perspective on the country's incredible natural beauty and explore some of its most iconic and stunning landscapes.
Best time to visit:
December to April
Costa Rican colón (CRC)
How to get there:
Any trip to Costa Rica begins with a flight into the Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) in the capital. From here, it is easy to rent a car and drive to the start of the trip
What’s the weather like?
Due to its proximity to the equator, there are only two seasons in Costa Rica: the wet and dry seasons. The dry season runs from December to April and sees average daily temperatures around 23 ºC (73 ºF). Crucially for outdoor trips, not much rain falls during this time of year