Drake Bay Vacations
See why Costa Rica is so beloved by travelers from all over the world, by renting a vehicle and setting off to explore the abundance of cultural and scenic attractions around Drake Bay. Examples of places within a relatively short distance of Drake Bay are Puerto Cortes, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest, and Carate, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest.
Learn something new by visiting Costa Rica's nature museums.
Take a pair of walking shoes and join one of the fascinating guided nature walks and wildlife spotting tours. Active travelers in search of outdoor thrills shouldn't miss the chance to get their heart pumping by joining a hiking or mountain biking adventure.
World travelers understand that eating what the locals eat is a wonderful way to truly experience a destination. Cooks in this area commonly make use of pork and chicken in the food they cook. Two local favorites worth tracking down are casado are arroz con pollo (rice and chicken). Order tres leches (custard flan) after your feast. This is a common choice for residents and tourists. You'll notice locals and visitors alike ordering Bavaria; it's one of the most typical alcoholic drinks in Costa Rica. Ron Centenario is a commonly consumed local spirit. It is a great way to round out your dining experience. If you feel like something refreshing, fresco de frutas (fruit shake) is a popular local choice.
You'll never want to say "Adiós" (farewell) to this interesting area.