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With only 51,100 km², Costa Rican territory stands as one of the places with the greatest biodiversity in the world due to its temperate climate, geographical position, and irregular topography where the life of flora and fauna shines. Costa Rica represents one of the largest epicenters in terms of natural diversity, possessing 6% of the ecological species worldwide.

Discover our country by renting your own car

There are many beauties in our country; public transport takes a long time to travel, and guided tours do not allow maximizing experiences in an optimal way. Therefore, Service Car Rental offers the best car rental service, 4×4, vans, and pickups so you have the freedom to move freely among beaches, mountains, volcanoes, and national parks that will make your time the greatest and best experience of your life.

Here are some of the most impressive places you must visit during your stay in Costa Rica:

  1. Marino Ballena National Park

Located in the south of the province of Puntarenas, Marino Ballena National Park has become one of the most visited sites by travelers dazzling with its natural beauty, protecting coral reefs, mangrove forests, and deserted beaches, ensuring serenity and a whole adventure to explore.

Its name is due to the fact that, from above, the park has the shape of a whale’s tail when the tide is low, in addition to being a key point where humpback whales migrate, showing off to visitors throughout the year.

  1. Irazú Volcano National Park, Cartago

With an elevation of 3,432 meters above sea level, the Irazú Volcano stands as the highest of its kind in Costa Rican territory, shielding five craters and on clear days providing the best views of both the national ground and the Pacific and Atlantic oceans.

It is easily accessible, with a cold temperature and one of the best mountain environments that give life to streams and rivers that promise different scenes in one place.

  1. Tortuga Island, Puntarenas

The best place to relax, walk through the wooded trails or snorkel, enjoy its white sand and crystal-clear water, is one of the many activities waiting for you on Tortuga Island.

For the more adventurous, there is also a moment to unleash all their adrenaline on a canopy tour which guarantees one of the best excursions in Costa Rica.

  1. Cerro Pelado, Guanacaste

If your wish has always been to see a sunrise and a sunset on the same day, Cerro Pelado is the ideal place to make your dream come true. This place is located in Cañas, Guanacaste, and by just changing positions, you can watch the sunrise or sunset.

It can take about 40 minutes to walk to the main peak, meanwhile, you can enjoy all the vegetation in the place and a beautiful panoramic view of the northwest of the country where travelers will fall in love with a unique experience.

  1. Tortuguero National Park, Limón

Located on the Caribbean coast is what is known as the “Tico Amazon” due to its lush and paradisiacal area wrapped in flora and fauna. Tortuguero National Park is one of the wildlife areas that promises the greatest sighting of animal and plant species such as howler monkeys, coatis, the yolillo palm, and much more.