Conveniently located two to three hours from San José, this region has a wide variety of beaches, outdoor activities and accommodations, making this a very popular destination. The Mid Pacific offers something for people who enjoy water recreation, nature and a good time. With fun lifestyles and good nightlife, the areas in this region offer pleasurable beaches with casual atmospheres, perfect for a college spring break, family vacations or great surfing.
Manuel Antonio and Carara National Parks provide incredible opportunities to experience wildlife and nature in their purest forms. Despite being Costa Rica’s smallest national park, Manuel Antonio, is one of the most exquisite and biodiverse areas in the world, with lush forests, stunning beaches and coral reefs. Further south are smaller surf towns, as well as the largest coral reef in the Pacific Ocean. Water, nature, and adventure lovers will all enjoy this region with its spectacular offerings.