12 Sep Costa Rica: north Caribbean holidays
The dreamed Caribean, from River San Juan to the beautiful Limón city, has many attractions. Begining with the natural richness, with a magnetic charm and continuing with its coral reefs where you can practice many water sports. The North Caribbean of Costa Rica is a place with a huge cultural traditions, always interesting and sugestives, to enjoy the open air life and a perfect gastronomy. The North Caribbean attractions are a perfect claim for full sunny days, spectacular beaches, a good gastronomy, and, of course, relax and enjoy its wild nature.
North Caribbean attractions
One of the most powerful attractions in this area is the natural richness and, in order to discover it, nothing better than knowing the Rainy Forest Route, a marvellous walk with many monkeys species and a wonderful flora full of orchids, creeper bromeliads and a huge community of spectacular insects. In its cableway, visitors will discover a wonderful world where they can enjoy the forest and practice many activities such as walk the treetops of this Park to get to the National Park Braulio Carrillo.
For marine life, you must visit the Calero and Brava Islands, a territory fully of sweet water. Situated in the north extreme of the caribbean coast, this two islands pertain to the National Wildlife Refuge Barra del Colorado, a place where you can enjoy the natural beauty and also practice many activities. The River Colorado, also in the Refuge, is other of the emblematic places of this destination, where you can do sport fishing of species like the tarpon or snook and mackerel.
The Barra del Colorado Beach is another must in Costa Rica, one of the most large and open beaches of the country where bath is not suggested and where the most interesting views are the landscapes canals, that are navigables and perfect to see many different animal species. In the Tortuguero and Colorado canals, pure biodiversity, you can explore their corners just renting kayaks, canoes and botes to get to places like Caño Palma or Penitencia or Samay. Also, the Tortuguero beach is one of the largest ones in the country, tropical and perfect for bathing and for watching many different types of turtles.
Other attractives and places that must not be forgotten in Costa Rica are the River Pacuare or the Recreative Park Cariari, a place with charm beaches where you can enjoy the marine life and many species like the iguana, racoons and birds.
How to get and where to accomodate
The best way to get to the North Caribbean Costa Rica is to travel by plane to the International Airport of daniel Oduber Quirón in Liberia or to the International Airport of Limón in Caribe, where converge various charter flights that depart from Madrid and Barcelona mainly with Copa Airlines or United.
Talking about accomodation, there are many types of hotels and resorts for family, friends and couples with excellent service at good prices.