We detail the 30 most popular things to do in Costa Rica (with photos) and describe the attractions, beaches, cities, and towns that offer them!
Hundreds of articles on Costa Rica trip planning, travel in Costa Rica, and saving money, plus free discounts. Pura vida!
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Plantations (Food Tours)
Browse our Costa Rica blogs to learn everything you need to know about fruit, chocolate, and coffee plantations in Costa Rica, including where to tour plantations in Costa Rica and why you should experience the activity.
Our Costa Rica guidebook, Moon Costa Rica, is full of tips, recommendations, photos, maps, and itineraries. Learn more!
Have some free time to spend in Alajuela Costa Rica? Our list of the top 5 things to do in Alajuela span volcanoes, waterfalls, wildlife exhibits, and more!
Our free Monteverde city guide (Santa Elena) covers everything we’ve learned from exploring Monteverde Costa Rica for years.
Our free Puerto Viejo de Talamanca city guide covers everything we’ve learned from exploring Puerto Viejo Costa Rica for years.
Monteverde Don Juan Coffee, Chocolate, And Sugar Cane Tour: A Trifecta Of Costa Rican Tradition, Temptation, And Trade
Want to know which Monteverde coffee tour is the best? We recommend this coffee, chocolate, and sugar cane tour, and we offer free savings for it too!
Want to participate in a Costa Rica chocolate tour? We love the information and taste testing opportunities this chocolate tour provides!
As a child growing up in Costa Rica, Ricky worked as a bean-picker on a Costa Rica coffee plantation. Learn about his experiences here!