Naturaleza en Costa Rica

Situado entre dos océanos y dos continentes, Costa Rica se ha distinguido por la intensa biodiversidad en exhibición dentro de sus fronteras y sus esfuerzos para preservar estas maravillas naturales a través del futuro en desarrollo. No importa cual región de Costa Rica visite, hay hábitats y ecosistemas únicos conteniendo una gran diversidad de especies.

Explore The Emerald Greens and Jewel Toned Birds of Nature in Monteverde Costa Rica
Explore The Emerald Greens and Jewel Toned Birds of Nature in Monteverde

Central Highlands

If you're an academic and/or artist, you'll enjoy taking a leisurely stroll with a naturalist guide who can help you identify flora and fauna. More of an adrenaline junky? Zip line through the forest at top speeds, rappel down waterfalls before immersing yourself in secluded swimming holes, and enjoy rugged hikes. If you're an early riser, there are some incredible birdwatching opportunities; if you like to sleep in, you can go on a rainforest night tour.

Rediscover how fun and interesting nature can be when you enjoy an outdoor getaway in Monteverde.

You Want Nature...Drake Bay & Corcovado Could be the Best Place in the World to Visit Costa Rica
You Want Nature...Drake Bay & Corcovado Could be the Best Place in the World to Visit

South Pacific

Head out to sea and visit Costa Rica's marine life that includes whales, dolphins, sharks and too many species to name. The most common entrance into Corcovado from Drake Bay is at Sirena biological station a 1 hour boat ride.

When the forest beckons, you can trade in your sandals for hiking boots. Drake Bay and nearby Corcovado National Park are supreme destinations for a nature vacation. They literally cannot be beat for the density of biodiversity on planet earth. Monkeys, tapirs, butterflies, sloths, the ever present Scarlet Macaw and thousands of other species thrive in this region. Though the Sun will inevitably set, there's no need to say, "Goodbye!" to nature. Staying at a nearby ecolodge or beachside hotel ensures that you're never far from the outdoors.

P.S. Do a little wandering and you'll be able to find one of Drake Bay's many deserted stretches of beach — perfect for early morning yoga or spending a quiet moment with your favorite person.

The Animals of Tortuguero Welcome You to Your Eco-Getaway Costa Rica
The Animals of Tortuguero Welcome You to Your Eco-Getaway

Caribbean

As you might have guessed, turtles aren't the only creatures to call Tortuguero home. Crocodiles live in the marshes, as do monkeys and tropical birds. Additionally, scheduling a tour with a naturalist guide will help you identify a wealth of plants and animals you might otherwise miss. Take the scenic route when you explore canals via kayak or canoe.

Although you can find natural beauty all over the country, you can see nature with ease when you pay a visit to Tortuguero National Park. Spanning an impressive 46,815 acres , over 20 miles of the park is coastline. It's your vacation, so why not treat yourself to a guided boat tour? If you really can't stand to be far away from nature, you can stay in hotels and lodges that offer you easy access to the beach or place you in the heart of the jungle. Either way, the sounds of nature will lull you to sleep every night.

If you're in desperate need of a reprieve from the concrete jungle, then a Costa Rica nature vacation in Tortuguero will give you ample opportunity to come back down to Earth.