How Many Days To Spend in Costa Rica

Planning a trip to Costa Rica? Read this first to maximize the things to see and do during your visit

A common question we get is "How many days should I spend in Costa Rica"?  While Costa Rica is a small country (size of West Virginia), there are many things to see.  The good news is that many sites are situated fairly close together, with great roads (mostly), throughout the country, makes it easy to get around. In 7 or 8 days you will be able to see the best of the country, with 2 weeks you will be able to get all the key highlights, and with more than 2 weeks, you will be able to really explore some regions in depth.

No matter how many days you have, our detailed guides will help you make the most of the time you have in Costa Rica.

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