Eight ones on the beach, one in the mountains and one city, these are the most popular destinations in Costa Rica, according to the internet portal TripAdvisor.
Nosara is the preferred destination with tourists in Costa Rica, San José lands in 10th place.
The most popular 10 destinations in Costa Rica:
1. Nosara, Guanacaste
2. Santa Teresa, Puntarenas
3. Tamarindo, Guanacaste
4. La Fortuna de San Carlos, Alajuela
5. Dominical, Puntarenas
6. Sámara, Guanacaste
7. Quepos, Puntarenas
8. Jacó, Puntarenas
9. Puerto Viejo, Limón
10. San José
In Central America, Roatán (Honduras) is the most popular destination, followed by Ambergris Caye in Belize, Nosara (Costa Rica) takes third place.
However, Costa Rica is not among the top travel destinations worldwide. According to TripAdvisor, Bali (Indonesia) is the best place to travel in the world.
Here are the 10 best beaches in Costa Rica:
1. Manuel Antonio (ranks 23rd worldwide)
4. Santa Teresa
6. Punta Uva
7. Hermosa (Santa Teresa)
10. Hermosa (Guanacaste)
TripAdvisor has presented the Travelers’ Choice Awards since 2002. The awards are based on the reviews and opinions of travelers around the world and highlight the best of the best in service, quality, and customer satisfaction.