Take a break and escape from the city with a weekend getaway to Central Pacific area that you’ll never forget. The Central Pacific region is one of the most accessible beaches in the country. Just from a brief distance from San Jose there are beautiful beaches such as Punta Leona, Playa Jaco, Herradura, the Manuel Antonio National Park and Playa Dominical. There are so many fun activities to do on a weekend getaway to like canopy, snorkeling, scuba diving and ATV tours among many others.
This area is blessed with a very hot and humid climate, with a season of brilliant sunshine from December through the end of April and warm waters all year long. The biggest attraction is Manuel Antonio with hills covered with green forests. Some of its characteristics are the white sand beaches, cliffs, rivers, rain forests, the large variety of animal life, and the hot climate.
The road from the central valley to this area winds through areas of very diverse scenery from cattle grazing and crocodiles in the Grande de Tarcoles River, to the plantations of oil palms in Parrita.
Known for many years as a popular place and fuelled of national and international tourists is Jaco Beach which has grown as a city and provides many attractions and activities to all tastes. There is a list of recognized hotels in Jaco area like Villa Caletas a cozy and elegant beach hotel, Best Western Jaco beach if you are looking for a more affordable place and luxuries hotels as Gaia Hotel and Reserve and Los Suenos Marriott. Conveniently close Jaco is the topping surf town of Playa Hermosa, which hosts an international surfing competition every year.
Central Pacific paradise combine comfort with spectacular sceneries and a and a range of attractions for all different tastes, no doubt why this region is one of the most visited places in the country.
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