Discover "Pura Vida" in Costa Rica! The Pure Life is Costa Rica's national philosophy: live life as it should be lived. And you'll find this philosophy everywhere in Costa Rica, from its lush rainforests and white-sand beaches, to its charming villages and historic cities. Find beautiful toucans and peer into the trees for monkeys in the Caribbean region of Tortuguero. Discover small towns, coffee plantations and Spanish colonial architecture in the capital of San Jose. Hike into the famous cloud forest of Monteverde, dense with incredible biodiversity.

Find your own Pura Vida as you enjoy an escorted tour or independent fly & drive vacation through this natural wonderland. With spectacular hotels, all-inclusive resort options and immersive tour opportunities, there's something for those seeking adventure, those seeking relaxation, and everything in between!

Weather Information: San Jose

  • Hottest Month
    April (81°F avg)
  • Coldest Month
    October (77°F avg)
  • Wettest Month
    October (6.5 inches avg)
  • Windiest Month
    February (2 mph avg)

Must See & Do

  • Glide through Tortuguero's canals through the lush jungle
  • Cross a rope bridge in the Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Discover Spanish Colonial architecture and art galleries in San Jose
  • Relax along the Pacific Ocean in beautiful Manuel Antonio