We love Costa Rica – it’s the perfect destination for nature lovers and adventurers alike. It might be small but it punches well above its weight in terms of breath taking landscapes, a wealth of unforgettable experiences, wildlife aplenty and enough outdoor activities to keep you busy for weeks. The incredible things to do in Manuel Antonio combined with its stunning scenery ticks all our boxes.
Espadilla Sur Beach, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
The small town of Monteverde in Costa Rica sits with its head in the clouds amid the stunningly beautiful Cordillera de Tilarán mountain range. Monteverde, which means green mountain, is known for its cloud forests, wildlife, suspension bridges and some of the longest zip-lines in the world.
With La Fortuna waterfall, natural hot springs, wildlife trails, Arenal volcano hikes and Mistico Hanging Bridges there’s a whole lot to do in La Fortuna, Costa Rica’s volcano town. Did I mention the sloths….? Yes, there’re sloths too. Read on for the best things to do in La Fortuna.
Costa Rica, in Central America, might be a small country but it packs a seriously big punch when comes to adventure, wildlife and nature. It’s also one of the happiest countries on earth.
Costa Rica is bordered by Panama to the South and Nicaragua to the North. Its location between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea means there are two contrasting coastlines to discover and a whole lot more in between.
White Faced Capuchin Monkey
Our Costa Rica adventure covered everything from high altitude cloud forests in Monteverde, rainforests, eco-lodges and beaches in Manuel Antonio and volcanoes in La Fortuna. Waterfalls and canopy walks took our breath away and the wildlife watching was epic. We spent an unforgettable two weeks in Costa Rica – here are some of the highlights.
Si Como No resort and wildlife refuge is a sustainable resort in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. Read on for my Si Como No review to find out why we fell big time for this Manuel Antonio eco resort.
View from Si Como No terrace
Si Como No resort and wildlife refuge was the main reason we stayed three extra nights in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. We had two nights booked at Si Como No and three more nights until we were due to fly home. The plan was to drive further down the coast and book in somewhere else. Fifteen minutes sat on our balcony was all it took to decide to spend the remainder of our trip in this authentic Costa Rican eco-resort. What does ‘Si Como No‘ mean? It means ‘yes, why not’. So we did.