There are plenty of things to see and do on a romantic vacation in Costa Rica; from strolling the beautiful downtown neighborhoods with your sweetheart to participating in any number of water sports to reveling in

the night life, Costa Rica is arguably the ultimate island getaway. From luxurious oceanfront resorts to intimate restaurants, Costa Rica can provide you with a wonderfully romantic holiday.

Costa Rica has a variety of nightlife activities and a great number of Casinos around the country from which to choose. Step up to the slots or card tables and play caribbean stud poker, mini bacarat, blackjack, canasta roulette, craps, rows of slot machines and video machines. Casinos are all over Costa Rica, in San Jose and resorts throughout the country.
For a truly unforgettable experience on your romantic vacation in Costa Rica, you’ll want great accommodations and San Jose has plenty to offer. For those who have money to spend, you’ll want to check into the Hotel Barcelo San Jose Palacio. This hotel offers peace and quiet, while still being located near San Jose’s hot spots. You’ll enjoy amenities such as a minibar, private bath, squash court, laundry, internet, Jacuzzi/sauna, swimming pool, spa center, tennis and many more.

For those on more of a budget, try the Gran Hotel Costa Rica. Located in the heart of San Jose, you have your choice of shopping, restaurants, and nightlife spots. Enjoy beautiful swimming pools, a fully equipped gym, a bar, a casino, sport fishing and a myriad of other activities to keep you and your sweetheart occupied.

Once you’ve had your fill of your hotel room, you’ll want to experience all that San Jose has to offer visitors. You won’t be disappointed; for couples who enjoy water sports, you can attempt white water rafting; for a tamer adventure, try your hand at kayaking down the river or ocean. Wind surfing is also an option on your romantic vacation in Costa Rica, as well as fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling and boating. Whatever strikes your fancy, San Jose is sure to offer it!

If you’re into museums, San Jose has several to choose from. Check out to Museum of Criminology to learn some interesting facts; you’ll also want to stop by the Museum of Contemporary Art. To really be steeped in the culture and history of San Jose, consider taking a walking tour of the downtown areas; you and your sweetheart can hold hands, and maybe even stop and have lunch in a quaint café along the way. Believe it or not, San Jose itself doesn’t have any beaches; if you’re interested in sunbathing and walking along the shore, Jaco Beach is about two hours away from San Jose.

For wonderful dining opportunities, visit Costa del Sol for some of the best Italian food around. For a truly romantic though quaint dining experience, consider a trip to Coffee Shop La Flecha. Serving both breakfast and lunch, La Flecha serves delicious homemade pastries and truly affordable meals.

No matter where you plan to stay or what you plan to do on your romantic vacation in Costa Rica, you’re sure to have an unforgettably romantic trip of a lifetime. From picturesque mountain scenery to the myriad of activities you can participate in, San Jose is sure to leave an indelible impression upon your mind for the rest of your life.

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