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Where to Find Adventure in Costa Rica

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | September 12, 2016

Where to Find Adventure in Costa Rica

PHOTO: Chirripo National Park, Costa Rica (courtesy Thinkstock

Adventure is almost synonymous with Costa Rica, but there are a few locations that adventure-lovers should definitely head first. Writer Laura Alvarado highlights some of these in an article for the Costa Rica Star

One suggestion: Head to Chirripo National Park, where you will find the country’s highest peak, Cerro Chirripó Grande, which stands more than 12,000 feet high. 

“From the top in a clear day you can get to see both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea if the weather conditions permit,” she says. 

Barra Honda National Park is another good location for adventure enthusiasts. The park is known for its caverns that are open year round with guided tours that allow entrance to two of the caves. 

“There are 42 caves total in Barra Honda, but only 19 of them have been explored,” writes Alvarado.

For those who are looking for an underwater adventure, Alvarado suggests Isla del Coco. 

READ MORE: 9 Things To Know Before Visiting Costa Rica  

“For those adventurous tourists that want to explore the island, the untouched cloud forest vegetation will leave you at awe, the walk to its highest point Cerro Yglesias, takes 5 hours,” she says. 

For more information on these adventurous destinations, including tour information and prices, go here

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