Carara Biological Reserve
Carara Biological Reserve has several miles of trails through primary rainforest where you can look for wildlife, early morning and late afternoon being the best times. You can expect to see caiman and the endearing white-faced capuchin monkeys. There are lots of birds here including a large number of eye-catching scarlet macaws that rest in the mangroves. In the north you can take boat trips on the Tarcoles River to view crocodiles. This park is less than 10 miles north of Jaco beach.
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Time: GMT -6 hours
The flying time is about 12 hours from the UK. There are now direct flights from the UK using British Airways. We work with all the major airlines and can offer flights from the UK or via the USA, Panama or a European hub. With the connection times you are looking at around 15 or 16 hours.
Language: Spanish is the official language. English is widely spoken throughout Costa Rica
Not required for British travellers. Other nationalities should obtain advice from their embassy.
There are no compulsory vaccinations.