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Visit Arenal, a stunning dormant volcano, three hours north of the capital, San Jose

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By Team Lounge
Published Jul 20, 2023

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Hike past hanging bridges in the tropical rain forest of Mistico Park in the shadow of Arenal

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Spot a sloth, the national symbol of Costa Rica, which has the slowest metabolism in the animal kingdom

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Photo Credit: costarica.com

Travel to the 'cloud forest' of Monteverde and see the resplendent quetzal

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Photograph the many tiny, brilliantly coloured frogs

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 Go rafting on the Balsa river, which has rapids for beginners as well as advanced practitioners

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Try the national dish, gallo pinto or rice and beans, served with guacamole, salsa and fried plantains

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Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

San Jose, the capital, has a vibrant music scene and many museums

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Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

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