Best Things To Do In Costa Rica

Walk The Hanging Bridges

The hanging bridges in Monteverde give you amazing views of the cloud forest. Get up close and personal with the fauna and flora above ground.

Arenal Volcano National Park

Hiking up Arenal Volcano is one of the most popular things to do in Costa Rica and a must-add to your bucket list for the trip.

Desert Botanical Garden

Visitors can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, surfing, fishing, and searching for shells.

Poas Volcano National Park

Poas volcano is active, but rest assured, there hasn’t been any activity in decades. While there, you’ll see the sulfuric, bubbling, green rain-fed lake at the bottom.

La Fortuna Waterfall

If you make it to Arenal Volcano National Park, then be sure to add La Fortuna waterfall to your to-do list.

Visit A Black Sand Beach

You’ve, of course, heard of white sand beaches on tropical islands; some remote areas have pink sand on their shores, and Costa Rica offers you the experience of a black sand beach.


Costa Ricans love their ziplining, and it’s easy to see from the lines they have set up. A ziplining adventure will get you top-down views of waterfalls, some jungle animals, mountains and cliffs, and much more.

Scuba Diving & Snorkeling

If you’re scuba certified, you can dive in Costa Rica. You can also opt to get lessons while you’re there!


Costa Rica has some of the best surfing in Latin America. For this reason, athletes from all over the world visit just for the experience.

Sunset Cruise

Sunset cruises are one of the best things to do in Costa Rica for families and large groups.

Drink Costa Rican Coffee

Costa Rican coffee is some of the best in the world. It’s smooth and strong without being bitter. Even if you don’t like black coffee, you’ll likely be able to drink this black.

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