Table of contents

  • Introduction

  • Day 1: Explore Turrialba

  • Day 2-3: Coffee, Wildlife and Waterfalls

  • Day 4-5: Surf and Sun

  • Day 6-7: Snorkeling and Diving

  • Conclusion


Welcome to Costa Rica, a paradise for adventure seekers! In this 7-day travel itinerary, we will take you through the breathtaking Turrialba and the Caribbean coast. Get ready to immerse yourself in the local culture, witness exotic wildlife, discover jaw-dropping waterfalls, and the best part- enjoy surfing and diving on the pristine beaches. Let's dive into this itinerary and explore the hidden jewels of Costa Rica.

Day 1: Explore Turrialba

Ah, Turrialba – a place where adventure and nature collide! Turrialba is only about 1.5 to 2 hours away from the airport, so it's a perfect 1st stop! Day one of your Costa Rican adventure will revolve around exploring the Turrialba region. Begin with a hike to the Turrialba Volcano, taking in the breathtaking views of the surrounding forest and mountains. Next stop is Guayabo National Monument where you'll learn about the indigenous history and marvel at the pre-Columbian ruins. No trip to Costa Rica is complete without indulging in the scrumptious local cuisine, so be sure to enjoy a hearty meal before turning in for the night. Time to rest up because the next few days will be full of action-packed fun! Stay with us at Los Titos, a cozy property with an ideal location in the Turrialba valley!

Day 2-3: Coffee, Wildlife and Waterfalls

Get ready, nature and action lovers, because the next two days are all about exploring the wild side of Costa Rica. Start day 2 with a unique experience at Los Titos Coffee Farm. Los Titos is an organic farm that offer an alternative take on the typical coffee tours. In this Organic Farm & Coffee Tour you will learn about the rich history of the Turrialba region, the enticing familiy history of the farm, get a behind the scenes look at the seed to cup process of coffee, and learn about life at an organic farm! As a bonus, you'll get to try exotic fruits right from the tree, see up to 15 species of birds, and even the possibility of seeing their resident sloth family up close! End it all with a coffee tasting and unlimited cdehydrated fruit snack made with the farm's crops.

After Los Titos, get some lunch on your way to Catarata Las Trillizas. An awesome waterfall with a farily easy hike, hidden in lavish rainforest. You will be able to cleanse you soul and bathe in its waters.

Day 3 is a good day to do some rafting in the early morning, before taking on the 3 hours drive to Puerto Viejo in the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, ready for some beach action? With so many unforgettable experiences, you'll quickly understand why Costa Rica is such a popular travel destination.

Day 4-5: Beach and Sun

Are you ready for some fun in the sun? Days 4 and 5 of your Costa Rican adventure are all about hitting the surf and soaking up some serious rays. First up on the itinerary is exploring Puerto Viejo. This vibrant town is known for its laid-back vibe, reggae music, and delicious food. Spend some time wandering the streets, admiring the colorful buildings and chatting with the locals. But the real star of the show here is Salsa Brava wave. This legendary surf break attracts thrill-seeking surfers from all over the world. With waves reaching up to 10 feet, this is not for the faint of heart. Watch the experts take on the challenge or, if you’re feeling brave, suit up and give it a go yourself! After a day of riding the waves, you’ll want to unwind on some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Head to the nearby white sand beaches to relax and soak up some vitamin D. These beaches are perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and reading a good book.

Start day 5 by visiting Cahuita National Park, where you can hike through lush rainforests and encounter sloths lounging lazily on tree branches. Keep your eyes peeled for monkeys swinging from tree to tree and toucans flying overhead. For a refreshing break, jump into the crystal-clear waters of a nearby waterfall. The cool spray on your face and the sound of the cascading water will leave you feeling invigorated and renewed. With surfing and sunbathing checked off your list, it's now time to head to the next adventure. Get ready to dive into the under-water world as we move on to days 6 and 7.

Day 6-7: Snorkeling and Diving

Day 6-7: Snorkeling and Diving Take a dive and explore the magical underwater world at Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge. When you snorkel at Punta Uva Beach, the coral reefs and an array of marine animals will make you feel like you're in a real-life aquarium. Whether you're an experienced diver or a beginner, the waters of Costa Rica are perfect for scuba diving around coral reefs. The Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge is a place with crystal-clear waters and a plethora of aquatic life. Put on your snorkeling gear and immerse yourself in the vibrant and lively world under the surface. At Punta Uva Beach, the waters are calmer and shallower, and it's the perfect spot for casual snorkeling. Spotting turtles, brilliant fish, and colorful corals will make your time here worthwhile. For the more adventurous divers, the coral reefs, sunken ships, and reef walls offer a fantastic playground to explore. With a multitude of spots to choose from, including Manzanillo, Cocles, and Cahuita, the options for exhilarating scuba diving are endless. Keep your eyes peeled for manta rays, barracudas, and even the elusive hammerhead shark. Take a plunge into the blue depths and experience the thrill of snorkeling and diving in Costa Rica. The exquisite marine life and crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Coast will leave you with unforgettable memories.


Well, folks, that's a wrap for our 7-day travel itinerary for Costa Rica, visiting Turrialba and the Caribbean Coast. We hope you found our tour enjoyable and fulfilling. From hiking to Turrialba Volcano to staying at Los Titos, from surfing the Salsa Brava to discovering the underwater world at Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge, this trip had it all! Costa Rica is a country that offers a unique and diverse experience to its visitors. Its wildlife, culture, and natural beauty make it an ideal destination for those seeking adventure and relaxation. So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and get ready to explore this exotic paradise!