About Costa RicaCosta Rica is one of the most biodiverse countries on the planet. Its territory is inhabited by more than 500,000 species between Flora and Fauna, which represents a 4% of the global biodiversity. Costa Rica is a pioneer in ecotourism and is visited annually by thousands of tourists from around the world, attracted by its volcanoes, beaches, rivers, tropical rainforest and of course for its friendly people.
Ecotourism is extremely popular among foreign tourists visiting the extensive national parks and protected areas that exist throughout the country.The most visited national parks are: Arenal Volcano, Irazu Volcano (Irazu is the highest volcano in the country with 3432 meters above sea level), Manuel Antonio, Tortuguero, Braulio Carrillo and Poas Volcano. There are also many biological reserves, but the most popular are: Monteverde cloud forest reserve and the Carara biological reserve.
What to do in San Jose?For those travelers who are staying at one of the hotels that are located in San Jose downtown, walking you could visit various attractions such as the Gold Museum, Jade Museum, National Museum, visit the National Theatre, which is a jewel of neoclassical architecture.
Also if you like handicraft, you should visit the Craft Market it is located diagonally to Jade Museum. You could also visit the Central Market of San Jose. Another option to see some of the most important sites of the city without walking a lot, is the famous San Jose city tour, with this half-day tour you will learn more about the culture and history of Costa Rica.
At night you can have a romantic dinner or enjoy unforgettable moments with friends at the lookout point Ram Luna restaurant . From there you will have a spectacular view of the city.
In our websites (Tours Paradise and Arenal Park) you will find the necessary information to visit the most popuplar tourist destinations in Costa Rica, either by taking public transportation or if you want a more comfortable journey, then the best option for you would be to take one of the daily excursions we offer.These tours depart daily from San Jose. We also provide information about tours from La Fortuna and from Guanacaste.