Are you coming to Costa Rica in January? Well, you pick the best moment of the year to enjoy this country which is a true natural jewel.

We are happy that you chose to visit Costa Rica, our beautiful country, so we want to recommend 5 activities and places to visit in Costa Rica during January.

  • Hiking.

Hiking in January is much more comfortable as the paths are dry and firm.

Two places that we recommend for hiking are Monteverde, La Fortuna, or the Arenal Volcano. In addition to the paths, you have many more options for activities, such as the zip line. Imagine experiencing the jungle from the high. There are also guided walks through the forest and up to beautiful waterfalls or impressive suspension bridges.

  • Excursions at sea

Costa Rica has two coasts: the Pacific coast and the Caribbean coast, and on both, you can take excursions in the open sea.

Live a relaxing experience and enjoy the spectacular sunsets from the deck of a catamaran.

And if you like more adventurous experiences, many tours offer the opportunity to snorkel and observe marine life.

  • Visit the Corcovado National Park

In January, you can enjoy the best weather conditions and visit the Corcovado National Park on the Osa Peninsula.

 The Corcovado National Park stands out for its surprising beauty and its biodiversity. You will see a great diversity of flora and fauna in one of the most beautiful tours in Costa Rica.

  • Water sports on a lake

The Arenal Volcano is one of the most famous in Costa Rica and hides an impressive jewel: Lake Arenal. It is very famous for being the ideal space for water sports.

Lake Arenal has ideal conditions since the strong and constant winds come from the Pacific. You can practice windsurfing and paddle surfing, to enjoy the lake more peacefully.

  • Surf the best waves

If you like to surf, Costa Rica is the ideal destination for you.

The best conditions to practice this sport happens in January. Especially in the northeast area, with winds of more than 63 miles per hour. And the most expert surfers can ride the highest waves of the season.

If you are not that experienced surfer, don’t worry, there are basic surf courses along the coasts of Tamarindo, Nosara, Avellana and Jacó.

It’s also wonderful to see the best surfers in the world flocking to the beaches to ride these spectacular waves.

Which of these activities will you choose on your visit to Costa Rica?

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