What to Do and See in Costa Rica

When you choose Goodness Dental Costa Rica, you’ll have access to this incredible country and all it has to offer. Recreational activities include kayaking and surfing to horseback riding, tennis, and golfing. Adventures are plentiful and include the Arenal Volcano and La Fortuna waterfalls.

SAN JOSE & METRO AREA:

MUSEUMS:

National Museum

C 17, A C/2
2257-1433
museocostarica.go.cr
Tues - Sat: 8:30am - 4:30pm; Sun: 9am - 4pm

Gold & Coin Museum

Plaza de Cultura C5, A C/2
2243-4202
museosdelbancocentral.org
Tues - Sun: 10am - 4:30pm

Jade Museum

11th floor, INS Bldg.,
2287-6034
museodeljadeins.com
M-F: 8:30am - 3:30pm

Museo del Arte

La Sabana
2222-7155
musarco.go.cr
Tue-Sat: 10am - 4pm; Sun: 10am - 2pm

Museum of Contemporary Art & Design

Avenida 3, calle 15
2257-7202
Tuesday to Saturday 9:30am – 5pm

SOUVENIRS:

La Casona

C C, A C
2222-7999

Walking Market

(next to National Museum) C 15, A 2
Area between National Theater & Holiday Inn, C 5 & area – many shops featuring art, jewelry, & souvenirs

Boutique Annemarie

In Hotel Don Carlos Large souvenir shop, good prices
2233-5343
doncarloshotel.com

Moravia and Sarchi

Multiple shops

TOURS:

And other things of interest

Parque Nacional de Diversiones & Pueblo Antiguo

Amusement park & replica of old Costa Rican village
2231-2001
parquediversiones.com

Spirogyra

Collection of plants favored by butterflies and hummingbirds. 50 m W, 150 m S, San Francisco de Guadalupe Church 2222-2937
butterflygardencr.com

HEREDIA:

Tours, sites and other items of interest

The Fortin & Casa de la Cultura

An old Spanish fort & Art/culture exhibits Heredia city center
2260-2588

Hotel Bougainvillea

10 acres of botanical gardens, nice place to visit, great restaurant.
2244-1414
hb.co.cr

Britt Coffee Tour

Theater presentation, factory tour, gift shop, restaurant
2260-2748
coffeetour.com

The Ark

Herb Farm tour, 2 hrs., refreshments
2269-9683
arkherbfarm.com

Doka Coffee Tour

Road to Poas-Fruiganes
2449-5152
dokaestate.com

Poas Volcano & Visitor Center

2482-2165
costarica.com/attractions/poas-volcano-national-park

La Paz Waterfall Gardens

2482-2720
Butterfly enclosure, hummingbirds, 5 waterfalls. waterfallgardens.com

Jardin de Guarias

Orchid garden & restaurant, Marimba band on Sunday Palmares (5 min. from town towards Zarugoza)

Else Kientzler Botanical Garden

Seven hectares of private botanical gardens with 2000 species of plants in its 11 gardens.

Toucan Rescue Ranch

Care, rehabilitation and study of Costa Rican wildlife. Cose up viewing of sloths is a must-see!
2268-4041
toucanrescueranch.org

EAST OF SAN JOSE:

Tours and other items of interest
Lankaster Gardens Costa Rica

Lankester Botanical Garden

Paraiso, Cartago
2511-7939

Spirogyra

Collection of plants favored by butterflies and hummingbirds. 50 m W, 150 m S, San Francisco de Guadalupe Church 2222-2937
butterflygardencr.com

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