A region covering most of the Northern pacific territory of Costa Rica, Gunanacaste is a popular destination for visitors due to its abundance of choice hotels and resorts, great climate and family friendly attractions and activities. Though some of the resorts and hotels here are more on the expensive side compared to the majority of Central America, they are still considerably cheaper than their equivalents in the United States and Europe.
Through there are several touristy places to eat and drink in the area, prices are pretty low here. If you speak the local language, Spanish, and venture over to more of the local eateries, you’ll find even better prices.
Home to some pretty impressive beaches, you’ll find lots of different ones to choose from, however the most popular seem to be in Tamarindo and Smara. If you’re traveling with a family in tow, you’ll want to head over to Carrillo. In addition to beautiful beaches, visitors will also find volcanoes to explore, cloud forests, jungles, rivers and waterfalls, making it so that there is something for everyone.