Top 5 Honeymoon Destinations in Costa Rica

21st century couples do not anymore buy the notion that marriage is a slowdown avenue for
adventures—it is actually just the start of more international thrills and travels! After your
wedding, your first adventure would probably be your honeymoon; thus, choosing the best place
where you can perfectly spend it must be included in your priority list. There are a thousand and
one ideal honeymoon destinations across the globe; however, you must choose the place which
is highly-recommended by many couples and is attested as fitting for the term “ideal”. This
refers to no other than Costa Rica!
Costa Rica is a small country located in Central American isthmus, having Nicaragua and
Panama as its northern and southern borders respectively. Costa Rica is greatly known for its
ecotourism and biodiversity as it houses the greatest density of species all over the world. With
countless natural and ecological views surrounding the aforesaid country, your travel in the
home of flora and fauna will never be forgotten! This is the top reason why spending your
honeymoon in Costa Rica is a perfect and regretless choice. Without too much delay, get to
know now the top 5 honeymoon destinations in Costa Rica that will make your eyes and jaw

● Monteverde


Monteverde is a 26,000-acre cloud forest reserve in Costa Rica which shelters more
than 500 bird species and has 8 different biological zones.The moisture-rich eco-quality

of Monteverde produces constant mists that seemingly look like cloud formations inside
the reserve itself! The Costa Rican icon, the red-eyed tree frog, is NEVER rare in the
reserve as it sets its habitation there. When you decide to bring your Costa Rican
woman for a honeymoon in Monteverde, never miss to take her into the canopy trails
which connect with the forest’s skywalk and canyons and give you a better view of
pumas, monkeys and jaguars inhabiting the forest. And why wouldn’t you try the 770-
meter long zip line? That way, both of you can enjoy a breathtaking and spine-tingling
honeymoon. If you and your partner are not risk-takers, you can choose to enjoy the
wondrous beauty of winged creatures in Monteverde’s butterfly garden as you get to see
a multitude of colorful and translucent-winged butterflies. Whether you are the outgoing
or apprehensive type, Monteverde remains the best honeymoon destination for you and
the love of your life!

● Manuel Antonio National Park

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Manuel Antonio is tagged as the gem of the Pacific Coast as it is considered as an
abode of one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. With 109 species of mammals
and 184 varieties of birds, Manuel Antonio is one of the smallest yet notably the most
visited eco-park in Costa Rica. Whether you are adventurous, a wildlife lover or just the
typical beach aficionado, the wide array of Manuel Antonio’s activities will truly suit the
type of honeymoon experience you ever dreamed of. If your Costa Rican woman is
highly-energetic and fearless, take her into any of these Manuel Antonio’s adrenaline
activities: parasailing, canopy tour, surf lessons and waterfall rappelling. If she is into
light water adventures, then both of you should get to experience Manuel Antonio’s
bannered boat tours, kayak tours and waterfall horseback riding. If she is a nature

enthusiast, then a jungle night tour is perfect for both of you! Why don’t you bring your
Costa Rican bride in Manuel Antonio?

● Arenal Volcano

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Better known as Costa Rica’s adventure capital, Arenal stores countless adventures
ranging from lightweight activities to perilous ones. Arenal volcano was the most active
volcano in Costa Rica, tallying 41 eruptions each day. Now that it is in its resting phase,
it is very safe to trek on the trails around it. Surrounding the said volcano are plenty of
interesting as well as nerve-racking activities that will surely take all your boredom away.
Aside from spending a gentle hike around the trails of Arenal Volcano, you can pick your
delighted adventure from the many thrills that the place can offer (or if you are brave
enough, then why don’t you try every activity there?). Bring your Costa Rican woman in
Arenal and cast off your acrophobia (fear of heights) as you hike in the astounding
hanging bridges there. You shouldn’t worry as these hanging bridges are HIGHLY-
SAFE for you to hike on and there’s something awesome waiting for you at the end of
the trail— a tropical waterfall! Moreover, you shouldn’t miss the following heart-throbbing
Arenal adventures: aerial tram and zipline trekking, waterfall hiking and canyoning,
rappelling and river rafting, stand-up paddle boarding, spelunking at Venado Caves,
Arenal Lake kayaking and biking among others. However, if your Costa Rican bride is
not into adrenaline activities, then it’s way better for you to bring her to the hot springs
near Arenal volcano as they provide tourists with therapeutic baths. Furthermore, you
can take her into a cultural tour in Maleku which will surely give you a sense of
awareness regarding the uniqueness of Costa Rican culture.

● Gulf of Papagayo

gulf of papagayo

If it happens that you and your Costa Rican bride are “thalassophiles” (persons who
love oceans and seas), then Gulf of Papagayo is perfect for your honeymoon getaway!
The aforementioned gulf is best known for its unbeatable specialty on water sports;
hence, many Hollywood couples have come to Costa Rica just to experience its famous
kite surfing and paddle boarding. Gulf of Papagayo is suitable for both extreme fun and
plain relaxation as its wonderful beaches are surrounded with palm trees and different
bird species gracefully flying around the area. If water adventures perfectly suit your kind
of honeymoon idea, then go and try the following activities with your Costa Rican
woman: kayaking, surfing, sports fishing, scuba-diving, snorkeling, paddle-boarding and
a lot more. However, if you are the “classy” type of individual, you should not worry a bit
since Gulf of Papagayo is a home of both exclusive and all-inclusive resorts and hotel
destinations you can freely opt from. Why don’t you book your travel to Costa Rica now?

● Puerto Viejo

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If your Costa Rican woman prefers a less luxurious yet extremely vigorous kind of
honeymoon, then pack your things up and travel to Puerto Viejo! With its vast array of
bird species, you can totally forget the hustle and bustle of the city and you’ll surely be
carried away by the wonderful rhythm of these singing birds. And how can we throw off
the idea of Puerto Viejo’s chocolate tour? By availing of such opportunity, you will have a
guided hike through the cacao farm with great chocolate tasting from the Aztec
ceremonial drink to the exemplary European-style chocolate lounge. Also, Puerto Viejo
promises countless activities which include: surf lessons, whitewater rafting, fishing trip,
horseback riding, snorkeling, bird watching, biking, among others. The place may not
have luxurious components such as golf courses, pools and the like, but it is always
WORTHY of being a perfect honeymoon destination.

Spend your honeymoon in Costa Rica now and embrace the kind of biodiverse, serene, and
extraordinary qualities that the country has to offer!


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