Exploring Costa Rica with self-driving; lush rainforests, winding coastal roads, and vibrant towns unfold. Autonomous journeys offer freedom, revealing the country's diverse landscapes and rich culture at your pace.
Start your journey with an international flight to San José, Costa Rica. Upon arrival, retreat to the heart of the Central Valley at Hotel Presidente, soaking in the distant views of San José's vibrant landscape.
Embrace the freedom of your hired car as you embark on a scenic three-hour drive to the majestic Arenal Volcano. Linger at Lomas Del Volcan, surrounded by the captivating Costa Rican wildlife.
Explore the treetops on the hanging bridges tour, gaining insight from a local guide. Cap off the day with a rejuvenating soak in Eco Termales hot springs at Lomas Del Volcan.
Embark on a river safari through Caño Negro Wildlife Reserve, encountering Costa Rica's rich biological diversity.
Venture to Monteverde, a three-and-a-half-hour drive away. Unwind at Hotel Belmar, surrounded by the magical ambiance of the Monteverde Cloud Forest.
Discover the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve with a local guide, unveiling the wonders of this community-owned project.
Drive south for three and a half hours to the coastal haven of Manuel Antonio. Recharge at Hotel Parador, where the rainforest meets the beach.
Leisurely explore the coastline walking trails or simply relax in the tropical paradise of Manuel Antonio.
Enjoy another day at leisure, embracing the tranquility of Manuel Antonio.
Head south to Puerto Jimenez, gateway to the Osa Peninsula. From there, reach El Remanso Rainforest Wildlife Lodge. Meet the guides and plan your adventures.
Immerse yourself in the Osa Peninsula's wildlife-rich trails with naturalist guides. Spot toucans, macaws, squirrel monkeys, and vibrant butterfly species.
Continue your wildlife exploration or seek recommendations from the lodge on nearby attractions.
Embark on a scenic six-hour drive through Uvita and Manuel Antonio to Chayote Lodge. Nestled amid coffee fields, revel in the lush Central Highlands environment.
Drive back to San José Airport, return your car, and board your international flight home.
Arrive home, completing your remarkable journey through the diverse landscapes of Costa Rica