Costa Rica 7-Day Self-Drive Tours & Itineraries

Explore 2 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to Costa Rica.

To get an insider’s view of Costa Rica, get behind the wheel and set off on a road trip around the country. With a week to spare, you can travel from the capital of San José to the town of Arenal Volcano National Park (home of the iconic volcano) to the cloud forests of Monteverde and finally to the marine parks and beaches of the Pacific Coast. Or you could make this northwest section of Costa Rica your primary destination and drive around the beaches of Tamarindo, Sámara, and others on the famed Nicoya Peninsula, hitting the best surf spots as you go.

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