Provincia de Heredia Travel Guide

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    Sarapiqui River
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See all 24 Sarapiquí Tips
  • 'Big Mouth' bugs

    Sarapiquí Warnings and Dangers

    When you are in forested areas, be sure to use plenty of insect repellent with DEET. Long pants are a good idea also. There is a tiny black bug here with a ferocious bite. The locals call them “big mouths” and they are much worse than mosquitoes. Itching from their bite was severe, and it lasted about a week.

  • Selva Verde Lodge

    Sarapiquí Hotels

    Another interesting place to stay is La Selva - we actually tried to stay there first, but it was...

  • Raft the River

    Sarapiquí Things to Do

    We drove to the Hacienda Pozo Azul to go rafting on the Sarapiqui River, through Class II and III rapids. We were decked out in life jackets and helmets and given a safety briefing on the commands we needed to know, and what to do if we fell out. (Experienced rafters can book a more challenging route.) Their joke: Do you want right-handed or...



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  • Peruvian Food in Costa Rica

    Heredia Restaurants

    The restaurant is very nice, clean and decorated with Peruvian motives . Family environment. It has a yard at the back where children can play, you may leave your dog there too. Good service and most credit cards are accepted. Safe parking, there is a watchman that you can tip before leaving. You can try most Peruvian dishes, seafood, fish and...

  • Hotel & Boutique Hojarascas

    Heredia Hotels

    4, 6 Street, 8 Avenue, Heredia, 1530-3000, Costa Rica

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Heredia: Where you find the National...

    Heredia Things to Do

    I went on a day tour passing through the province of Heredia where the famous Braulio Carrillo National Park is located. The scenery is lush--full of vegetation and misty right after a downpour. It is close to San Jose and you often pass through this national park en route to other tourist-oriented parts of Costa Rica. I went on a tour with...


Puerto Viejo

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  • Caribbean Jungle Beach

    Puerto Viejo Things to Do

    Rode bikes up and down the coast and had a blast. Went to the jaguar preserve and it was pretty cool too. I was able to get pictures of sloths, macaws, hawks and they let you hold howler monkeys too.The beaches are beautiful and great for sunbathing and surfing.

  • Hotel La Costa de Papito

    Puerto Viejo Hotels

    Beach Road, Puerto Viejo, 10010, Costa Rica

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

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