6 days in Province of Guanacaste Itinerary

6 days in Province of Guanacaste Itinerary

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Start: La Fortuna de San Carlos
Drive:  1 h 30 min
1
Tenorio Volcano National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Playas del Coco
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Tamarindo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Nosara
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
End: La Fortuna de San Carlos

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Tenorio Volcano National Park

Tenorio Volcano National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the activities along Rio Celeste.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tenorio Volcano National Park sightseeing tool.

La Fortuna de San Carlos to Tenorio Volcano National Park is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Playas del Coco.

Things to do in Tenorio Volcano National Park

Nature Parks
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Rio Celeste ©
Rio Celeste

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Playas del Coco

A long-established beach community, Playas del Coco has developed a reputation as a favored spot for young travelers and locals to let loose by the sea.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): kick back and relax at Playa Hermosa, then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Catolica de Playas del Coco.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Playas del Coco holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Tenorio Volcano National Park to Playas del Coco takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tamarindo.

Things to do in Playas del Coco

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Playa Hermosa
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Shark Diving
Playa Hermosa ©
Playa Hermosa
Iglesia Catolica de Playas del Coco ©
Iglesia Catolica de Playas del Coco

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Tamarindo

Tamarindo ©
Surfing remains the main reason to take a trip to Tamarindo, as the beachside town is mostly known for its excellent waves.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarindo Beach, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then look for gifts at Organic Products by Coco Beauty Spa. Keep things going the next day: wander the wide-open spaces of Pura Aventura, stroll through Monkey Park, and then stroll through Playa Conchal.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tamarindo trip planner.

You can drive from Playas del Coco to Tamarindo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nosara.

Things to do in Tamarindo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Playa Conchal
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Pura Aventura ©
Pura Aventura
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Playa Conchal ©
Playa Conchal

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nights
Nosara

Nosara ©
Along with its agricultural and fishing heritage, Nosara stands as one of the oldest expatriate communities in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Guiones, stop by Nativa Gallery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at SIBU Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally view the masterpieces at MAEL's ABSTRACT ART GALLERY. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Samara Beach and then kick back and relax at Barrigona Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nosara trip planner.

Getting from Tamarindo to Nosara by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Nosara

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Playa Samara
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Samara Beach ©
Samara Beach
Playa Guiones ©
Playa Guiones
Barrigona Beach ©
Barrigona Beach