Costa Rica Mid Pacific Region
About Mid Pacific Region
From the capital of Puntarenas to Esterillos town, we may find many beaches that are highly visited by tourists. Beaches like Jacó, Hermosa, Herradura, Punta Leona, Playa Blanca and etc. They have gained popularity for their proximity to San José, high-quality waves, and nightlife.
If you come to Costa Rica to surf, you will probably come to one of these beaches with waves of all kinds of difficulties.
This is a region well suited for tourism. A variety of hotels, shopping centers, supermarkets, and essential services can be found easily.
Mid Pacific Region, Flora, and Fauna
This coastal area has a wide variety of beaches that can be enjoyed with ease and easy access. The weather in the region has cooler temperatures than those in Guanacaste and usually presents greenery in its vegetation for a longer time during the year. In Playa Hermosa, you can find a National Wildlife Refuge where you can be more in contact with flora and fauna of the region.
The average elevation of Liberia is 22 feet (7 m, s. n. m.)
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What to Do Around Mid Pacific Region
- Wildlife sighting
- Boat tours
- Kayaking & standup paddle
- Wildlife refuge visit
Types of Travelers Who’ll Enjoy Mid Pacific Region
Esta región se ha desarrollado como las más populares para el turismo. Su cercanía con la capital, sus hermosas playas, el rico clima y el fácil acceso a comercios y servicios, le dan a esta región el toque especial para que sea atractiva para muchas personas.
The History and Culture of Mid Pacific Region
The lands of this region were once the domain of Cacique Garabito and his tribe. Over the years, it developed as an important site for fishing, and little by little, tourism grew. This region is characterized by its beach hotels, which greatly contribute to the country’s economy.
Mid Pacific Region Weather
Where is Mid Pacific Region Located?
2 hours from Juan Santamaria International Airport to Liberia (69 miles / 110 km)
3.5 hour from Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport in Liberia to La Cruz ( 135miles / 218km)
*Times are approximate and dependent on the time of day and other factors.
Mid Pacific Region Highlights
Don't miss out on these features if you're in the area:
Surfing: The beaches of this region are famous for their waves, to the point that Playa Hermosa has hosted the World Cup of Surfing. It is one of the great attractions. You can find surf schools to learn with the experts.
Hotels: There are hotels of all kinds and of all qualities. This is why it is important to do a good investigation, we are sure that you will find the perfect one for your taste, and if not, we will gladly help you achieve it.
Nightlife: Nightlife is another factor that characterizes this area. Above all, if you go to places like Jacó, where you can find nightclubs, casinos, restaurants and sports bars. There are many options to enjoy with your friends or partner during the night.