Costa Rica Trip Advice from Experienced Travelers
Trip Planning, from Initial Research through Booking
Costa Rica is a popular travel destination, and for good reasons: We have powder-soft beaches and lush rainforests, friendly people and whitewater rivers. We have year-round sun and endangered animals (lots of ‘em!), roaring waterfalls and ethereal cloud forests.
But, do you know about all the other stuff – the where, the when, and the how? No? Well, that’s where we come in: Costa Rica TripKit is here to inspire you. We’re here to help you. And we’re here to make your trip planning fun. And easy. Did we mention easy?
We have all the important stuff to help you plan, including Costa Rica travel guides to destinations, activities, and hotels. And to stick to our promise of easy, we even have the hook-up for (totally free!) pro travel planning, as well as Costa Rica itineraries for independent travelers.
Popular Travel Destinations
At the very end of a meandering dirt road, sits the hilltop town of Monteverde, a cloud forest enclave with an alpine feel. Founded by Quakers in the 1950s, what was once mountaintop pastureland is today a paradise of nature reserves, coffee and cheese production, wildlife (and lots of it!), and emerald-colored everything.Learn More
Get a Customized Trip Plan
Planning a dream vacation is no easy task. Beyond the normal considerations (transportation, hotels, and tours/activities), there are a lot of stumbling blocks: The language barrier. Tight scheduling. In-country baggage allowances. And that’s just the tip of the potential uh-oh iceberg.
If you’re looking for one of those big, red EASY buttons, here it is: A direct line to a Costa Rica travel planner. A 100% customized Costa Rica trip plan. With no obligation, and at no cost to you.
Free Travel Itineraries
Hey, independent vacationer! Yes, you – the one who loves to research every detail and read a hundred hotel reviews before you book. We get you. We are you.
We’ve put together three detailed Costa Rica trip itineraries, designed for travelers just like us. These itins are detailed, they’re awesome, and they’re designed by Costa Rica travel pros who know what they’re doing. And did we mention, they’re totally free?
From the Blog
Ollie’s Point / Potrero Grande Officially called Potrero Grande, but known locally as Ollie’s Point, this famous surf spot first popped onto the map when it was featured in the surf documentary Endless Summer II. But Ollie’s Point has a lot more going for it, than a mere mention in one the surfing world’s most …
When it comes to getting around Costa Rica, you have questions: How can you travel? Or rather, how should you travel? What’s the fastest, or the cheapest, or the easiest method of travel? Is there anyone one “best” way to navigate Costa Rica? The short answer: No. It all depends on your travel style, your …
I often get the question, “Do people really use travel agents anymore?” While I can’t answer for the world at large, I can answer for Costa Rica: Yes! A million times, yes. Because of that other subset of travelers? They’re the ones who tell me, “We planned through a Costa Rica travel agent, and they …