Mexico & Central America Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

First Time in Costa Rica for 3-4 Weeks

Jump to last reply

We are in the planning stage for this trip for February/ March; our dates are totally flexible. We were originally going to do a home exchange, but changed our minds. We are a retired couple who likes the beach, hiking, food, some adventure. We are thinking of flying to San Juan, and from there spending a week or so in the Monteverde (actually have a friend living there) Arsenal region. We want to see/hike the volcano, very much into coffee, so will do a fair # of coffee tours. Also want to see/hike cloud forests, rain forests, suspended bridges.
We would go from there (renting a 4 wheel drive) to a house rental for a week in Samsara for yoga and beach. Thought of renting a house right on Jaco Beach, but am wondering about 'vibe'. We are not into partying.
Would like to run itinerary by this forum, when all is said and done.
Any input greatly appreciated.

7 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all Mexico & Central America activity »
  1. 1 What area in Mexico is safe for kids with calm beautiful beaches?
  2. 2 Chan Chich vs. BdC
  3. 3 Trip Report Trip Report - Merida, Ruta Puuc, Chichen Itza, Tulum
  4. 4 Trip Report Mi tocaya y yo en Panama
  5. 5 Bus from SJO to San Jose , Costa Rica
  6. 6 Trip Report 5 Weeks in Chocolate Paradise
  7. 7 Getting to Tortuguero -- worth the trip?
  8. 8 Trying to decide between Hawaii or Mexico for family trip
  9. 9 Trip Report Costa Rica and Panama by Gate1Travel
  10. 10 Somewhere hot!
  11. 11 Mexico City where to stay for 4 nights
  12. 12 Trip Report Family Vacation, Caribbean Costa Rica and Panama
  13. 13 Back From Puerto Vallarta
  14. 14 Guanajuato or San Cristobal de las Casas Mexico
  15. 15 Cancun-discounts.com
  16. 16 Mexico City, Chiapas and Yucutan, too much??
  17. 17 Puerto Vallarta for honeymoon... Ideas??
  18. 18 Driving from Florida to Belize
  19. 19 Trip Report Spring in Oaxaca - a perfect getaway for our 15th wedding anniversary!
  20. 20 Puebla Bonita Pacifico Resort and Spa in Cabo San Lucas
  21. 21 Looking for inexpensive villas/bungalows with a private/secluded beach.
  22. 22 Nicaragua trip on 5/22...Need help, pls
  23. 23 Costa Rica for a lone female?
  24. 24 Playa del Carmen - El Faro or Corto Maltes?
  25. 25 Costa Rica - Dominical/Uvita in September with 2 yr old
View next 25 » Back to the top