Our country is a paradise for nature and adventure lovers, much of our natural wealth is found in our impressive national parks. From tropical rainforests to active volcanoes and beaches, these parks offer a total immersion in our biodiversity. We leave you with some of the best national parks in the country and offer suggestions on the ideal vehicles to visit them.
Manuel Antonio National Park
Located on the Central Pacific coast, Manuel Antonio is famous for its biodiversity and beautiful beaches. You can explore trails in the rainforest where it is possible to observe monkeys, sloths and a variety of birds, as well as enjoy white sand beaches and crystal clear waters. To visit Manuel Antonio, an SUV is adequate, as some roads can be bumpy.
Tortuguero National Park
Known as the "Venice of Costa Rica" due to its network of natural canals, it is a paradise for wildlife watching. In this park, sea turtles lay their eggs on the beach, which is one of the favorite activities for visitors, as well as touring the canals by boat to observe caimans, monkeys, iguanas and birds.
Arenal Volcano National Park
The majestic Arenal Volcano is the focal point of this park, which offers trails, hot springs and abundant wildlife. To explore and reach this park an all-terrain vehicle is recommended, as some areas can be uneven.
Corcovado National Park
Corcovado is one of the most biodiverse parks in the world and is located on the Osa Peninsula. It offers a variety of ecosystems, from dense jungles to deserted beaches. To get to the Osa Peninsula, you can take a ferry to Golfito and then rent an SUV to explore the park.
Rincon de la Vieja National Park
Located in the Guanacaste region, this park offers waterfalls, hot springs and volcanic activity. You can hike trails and enjoy hot springs. An SUV is an excellent option to get to this park.
Cahuita National Park
On the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica is Cahuita, a paradise of rainforest and coral reefs. You can walk along beachside trails and explore the marine life while snorkeling. An SUV is useful to get to Cahuita.
Tenorio National Park
This park is known for its spectacular Celeste River, famous for its crystal clear waters of the color that gives it its name. The trail that leads to the Celeste River waterfall is a must hike. An SUV is convenient to reach this park, which is located in a mountainous area.
Without a doubt, we live in a country with amazing biodiversity, and its national parks are a testament to that. Whether you prefer rainforest, beaches or volcanic activity, there is a national park waiting to be explored by you.
Choose the vehicle that best suits your adventure and get ready to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Costa Rica, we have a large fleet of vehicles and more than 40 offices in the country, so you can travel with total peace of mind, book now!