Carara National Park

34, Costa Rica
10 reviews

One of the best places in Costa Rica for birdwatching.

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    12.55 mi

    Costa rica

    Jaco, Costa Rica
    12.55 mi from Carara National Park
    5 reviews

    Costa Rica is considered as the happiness Country. Enjoy our tropical weather all year, sunsets, jungle tours, etc.

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  • 2
    17.76 mi

    Boca Barranca

    Boca Barranca, Barranca, Costa Rica
    17.76 mi from Carara National Park
    3 reviews

    One of the longest lefts in the world, this is just about my favorite surf break anywhere. Surfing here made me a longboard convert, even though its just not the same experience anywhere else. One word of caution, watch out for the crocs if you get too close to the river mouth!

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  • 3
    13.25 mi

    Crocodile Man Tour

    Crocodile Man Tour Office, Jaco, Costa Rica
    13.25 mi from Carara National Park
    4 reviews

    One of our guests' favorites: This is the closest you're going to get to a huge 2 ton crocodile in the wild (not even in a zoo). You can literally touch the crocodile (someone did in our boat and the crocodile just slipped away). They feed the crocodile inches away with her mouth wide open. The boat seats are close ...

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  • 4
    11.39 mi

    Marriott Los Sueños Ocean & Golf Resort

    Costa Rica
    11.39 mi from Carara National Park
    7 reviews

    A great arrival or first night gathering spot. The Hook Up Restaurant above the Marina with incredible views and great food and drinks is the perfect spot to soak in that you have arrived! From Pizza, steak, burgers and great American dishes to authentic Costa Rican Cuisine and some of the best Ceviche around this place is perfect to spend ...

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  • 5
    12.53 mi

    Los Amigos

    Jaco, Costa Rica
    12.53 mi from Carara National Park
    8 reviews

    Good food and music at night always makes this place a blast!

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  • 6
    12.37 mi


    Plaza Coral
    12.37 mi from Carara National Park
    5 reviews

    No worries for cash. A 2.00 fee for each transaction last time I was there but easy to find and several around town and at the Los Suenos Marriot resort in Herradura 5 miles up the road.

  • 7
    6.15 mi

    Tarcoles Bridge

    Hwy. 34
    6.15 mi from Carara National Park
    7 reviews

    A popular stop people do on their way to Jaco, Manuel Antonio, or other destinations in the south.

  • 8
    9.8 mi

    Auto Mercado Shopping Center

    Hwy. 34
    9.8 mi from Carara National Park
    5 reviews

    Inka Grill, American-style supermarket, Optical store, Subway, Pizza Hut, Ice Cream Parlor, Bank/ATM, Shops, More...

  • 9
    17.45 mi

    Zoo Ave

    La Garita de Alajuela, San Jose, Costa Rica
    17.45 mi from Carara National Park
    5 reviews

    This is a great tropical zoo, located about 35 minutes away.

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  • 10
    12.45 mi

    City Cinema

    Coral Plaza
    12.45 mi from Carara National Park
    2 reviews

    Ok another 5 star. Catch a movie while your there. Small and quaint - but what ain't here in Costa Rica?

  • 11
    12.59 mi

    Farmacia la Económica

    Pastor Diaz Ave, Jaco, Costa Rica
    12.59 mi from Carara National Park
    2 reviews

    There are many good ones... most have an English speaking Pharmacist who can diagnose and dispense 'Stateside prescription medicines' over the counter.

  • 12
    18.39 mi


    Atenas, Costa Rica
    18.39 mi from Carara National Park
    1 review

    An authentic "Tico" mountain town. Visit the local farmer's market, sample the local cuisine. You can travel the whole world and you will never meet friendlier people than the local Costa Ricans...

  • 13
    18.17 mi

    Gulf of Nicoya

    Gulf of Nicoya, Costa Rica
    18.17 mi from Carara National Park
    1 review

    The Gulf boasts marine and coastal areas, including wetlands, jagged rocky islands and cliffs, extensive mangrove habitat, and significant biodiversity.

  • 14
    10.61 mi

    HRG Office

    HRG Rental office located just before Los Sueños on Herradura Beach road. From the intersection of Costanera highway and Herradura beach road, (Shopping center Automercado) 1 km west, right hand side.
    10.61 mi from Carara National Park
    1 review

    1-506-2637-8484 office Vacation Rentals, Sportfishing, Massages, Tour desk, R E, Transfer, Catering & more Your front desk: Located on Herradura Beach Road From the intersection of Costanera highway and Herradura beach rd (Shopping center Herradura)1 km West, right hand side. Open 8AM-5PM

  • 15
    12.37 mi

    Bus Station

    Pastor Diaz Ave.
    12.37 mi from Carara National Park
    1 review

    Inexpensive, dependable travel

  • 16
    15.15 mi

    Auto Mercado

    LIR to Playas Del Coco, Coco, Costa Rica
    15.15 mi from Carara National Park
    1 review

    Modern air conditioned grocery store.

  • 17
    12.55 mi


    12.55 mi from Carara National Park
    1 review

    Of the operators and tour guides in Jaco Beach, these guys are probably the best. At least the most honest (which is really a plus); meaning not looking to rip you off. THey have all sorts of activities that you can choose. If you are not of the feint of heart, I would check out the ATV tour. They take ...

  • 18
    18.26 mi

    Fiesta Papusas restaurant

    Hwy 3
    18.26 mi from Carara National Park
    1 review

    – serves pupusas Pupusas are a think corn tortilla that is stuffed with a variety of ingredients, most commonly, cheese, pork, and refried beans. You can choose what you would like inside your pupusa. Directions: From the gas station, in the direction of the airport, 1 mile on the right hand side, right beside Don Yayos restaurant.

  • 19
    36.76 mi

    Montezuma Falls

    36.76 mi from Carara National Park
    4 reviews

    Beautiful hike up from the town to a double water-fall (one upper and one lower). The way is slippery and muddy, and you need to do some scrambling, so don't go without some good shoes. There are some spots for cliff jumping if you are not too scared.

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  • 20
    36.11 mi

    Montezuma Beach

    Tropisphere Office, Montezuma, Costa Rica
    36.11 mi from Carara National Park
    4 reviews

    Quiet beach w beautiful lava rocks & pools. I've been here twice now for modeling & I love love love this place! Definitely a hippe village. A must go!!!!

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