8 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

8 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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8 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Manuel Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Uvita
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Seattle

3
nights
Manuel Antonio

The rainforest meets the sea at Manuel Antonio National Park, a small but scenic natural preserve on the west coast of Costa Rica.
Take a break from the city and head to MidWorld Costa Rica and Villa Vanilla / Rainforest Spices. Go for a jaunt from Manuel Antonio to Parrita to see Rainmaker Park about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Biesanz.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Manuel Antonio tour itinerary website .

Seattle, USA to Manuel Antonio is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Manuel Antonio. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in April: high temperatures in Manuel Antonio hover around 82°F and lows are around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Uvita.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Rainmaker Park
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River Rafting & Tubing
MidWorld Costa Rica ©
MidWorld Costa Rica
Playa Biesanz ©
Playa Biesanz

2
nights
Uvita

Ideal for visitors looking to escape Costa Rica's busy beaches, Uvita offers a serene atmosphere and plenty of uncrowded sand for a leisurely vacation.
Take a break from the city and head to Hacienda Baru and Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Uvita Beach, look for gifts at Discount Liquor Wine & Cigars, and admire the sheer force of Uvita Waterfall.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Uvita travel planner.

You can drive from Manuel Antonio to Uvita in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Uvita

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trip

Dominical
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Uvita Beach ©
Uvita Beach
Hacienda Baru ©
Hacienda Baru

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