The Southern Coast, renown for its beauty, is one of the more remote areas of Costa Rica. The last Pacific lowland rainforest of sustainable size in Central America is found in Corcovado National Park. Corcovado has been called “The most biologically intense place on earth” by no less an authority than the National Geographic Society. Also, Caño Island offers some or the best snorkeling in Costa Rica.
The best time to visit the area is during the months of January through April when is little rain. But if you don’t mind a downpour, the blooms and the lush green of the forest will more than compensate for any dampness.
An hour’s flight from San José will transport you to another world. Top-notch resort operate out of the area and specialize in given personalized adventure tours. Diving, snorkeling, hiking and bird watching are ideal for the true exploration of a country.
The traveler will find a variety of lodging in the area offering efficient and friendly service. Boats are the main means of transportation for viviting coastal areas of the peninsula, so throw in the sun gear. The beaches of Pan Dulce, Carate and Carbonara are quite beautiful and great for a day trips.