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Santa Elena

Santa Elena (Puntarenas) The closest township to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve is Santa Elena. A popular stopover for tourists along the way, the village of Santa Elena will serve as your dining and lodging one stop shop for the day. Santa Elena is located within northern Puntarenas in the Tilaran Cordillera, just a few kilometers…
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Selvatura Adventure Park

Selvatura Adventure Park (Puntarenas) [caption id="attachment_23249" align="alignright" width="425"] Hanging Bridge Costa Rica[/caption] If you want high flying thrills and some of the best views around Costa Rica then you want Selvatura Adventure Park, an eco-adventure theme park located within the Monteverde Conservation area. This park is dedicated to giving guests the chance to experience the…
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Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Puntarenas and Alajuela)  [caption id="attachment_23232" align="alignright" width="425"] Monteverde Cloud Forest[/caption] Bienvenidos a la bosque nuboso de Monteverde, or in English,  welcome to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve!  A cloud forest by definition is a tropical or subtropical mountainous environment with a consistent cover of clouds in the form of fog-like mist,…
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Sea Turtle Conservancy Museum

Sea Turtle Conservancy Museum (Limon) A trip to Tortuguero would be remiss without a stop at one of the most notable conservation attractions along the coast, the Sea Turtle Conservancy Museum (Caribbean Conservation Corporation). This small museum and conservation center allows guests to learn all about different species of sea turtles that nest and lay…
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Tortuguero

[caption id="attachment_23223" align="alignright" width="425"] River Turtle[/caption] Tortuguero (Limon) Welcome to the ‘Land of Turtles’,  the village and national park by the name of Tortuguero (Turtle Catcher). Both a popular national park and Village, Tortuguero is an area on the Northern Caribbean coast within the Limon province. The village is the namesake of the park, both…
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Guapiles

[caption id="attachment_23221" align="alignright" width="425"] Costa Rican Lunch[/caption] Guapiles (Limon)  Known as the ‘country’s gateway to the Caribbean Coast and Central Highlands’, the village of Guapiles will warmly welcome your group with several different shopping, eating, and lodging opportunities. This spot is close to many different national parks and ecological reserves, so it is typically always…
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Braulio Carrillo National Park  

[caption id="attachment_23213" align="alignright" width="425"] Costa Rican Rainforest[/caption] Braulio Carrillo National Park  (Heredia and San Jose) Located within both the Heredia and San Jose Provinces, the gorgeous and expansive Braulio Carrillo National Park will provide your group with unforgettable views, activities, and ecological knowledge. Covering 117,300 acres, Braulio Carrillo consists of equal parts virgin rainforest and…
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Alajuela

Alajuela (Alajuela) The second largest city in Costa Rica after San Jose and capital of the Alajuela district, your next stop is a cultural gem your group is going to love. In Alajuela, students will find classic Central Valley beauty, cultural insights into day to day life, and an interesting Costa Rican history lesson to…
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Arenal Volcano National Park

Arenal Volcano National Park [caption id="attachment_23139" align="alignright" width="425"] Arenal Volcano[/caption] Arenal Volcano National Park is a northern Costa Rican must see, a massive expanse of land (29,692-acre) that holds iconic hot springs, an active volcano, and extremely diverse wildlife populations. Located near La Fortuna within the Alajuela Province, Arenal Volcano National Park, while impressively huge…
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Manuel Antonio National Park

Manuel Antonio National Park (Puntarenas) Though this national park is the smallest in the country it is certainly not one to pass over, Manuel Antonio being one of the most biologically diverse and scenically beautiful places in Costa Rica. Here on the central Pacific coast just south of Quepos (132 km away from San Jose)…
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