6 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

6 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Savannah
+2
Fly + Bus + Shuttle:  13 h
1
La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Dominical
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
3
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Savannah

1
day
La Fortuna de San Carlos

La Fortuna de San Carlos ©
Set against the backdrop of the imposing Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos offers visitors a chance to explore diverse natural landscapes and sample some delicious local produce.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): admire the sheer force of La Fortuna Waterfall, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then trek along Arenal Natura Ecological Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the La Fortuna de San Carlos online road trip planner.

Savannah, USA to La Fortuna de San Carlos is an approximately 13- hour combination of flight, bus, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Dominical.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

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La Fortuna Waterfall ©
La Fortuna Waterfall
River Rafting & Tubing
Arenal Natura Ecological Park ©
Arenal Natura Ecological Park

2
nights
Dominical

Dominical ©
The laid back beachfront town of Dominical has been transformed from a sleepy fishing village into a surfer haunt of some repute.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): ride a horse along Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge, then take in the exciting artwork at Magic Ananda, then stroll through Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Uvita Waterfall, stroll through Uvita Beach, then kick back and relax at Playa Ventanas, and finally look for gifts at Mama Toucan's Natural and Organic Food Store.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dominical trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Dominical in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.

Things to do in Dominical

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Uvita, Playa Ventanas
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Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge ©
Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge
Uvita Beach ©
Uvita Beach
Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary

1
day
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca ©
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca offers a wealth of entertainment by the sea, attracting a lively international crowd of revelers while maintaining a bright and breezy coastal charm with a local feel.
On the 29th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Tree of Life Wildlife Rescue Center and Botanical Gardens, then browse the fresh offerings at La Feria Legendaria de Playa Chiquita, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cocles.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Puerto Viejo de Talamanca travel route planner.

You can drive from Dominical to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Tree of Life Wildlife Rescue Center and Botanical Gardens
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Playa Cocles ©
Playa Cocles
La Feria Legendaria de Playa Chiquita ©
La Feria Legendaria de Playa Chiquita

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