Vacationing in this popular region can be not only relaxing, but an adventure too; so why don't you jump in the car and tour a few of the other fascinating destinations around Portalon. If you are keen to experience more of the region, head 13 miles (21 kilometers) to get to Manuel Antonio. Here you can enjoy the ADR Adventure Park and Finca Naturales Wildlife Refuge.
While you are staying in Portalon, make a day trip to Cartago. Approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) away, this regional city is home to Monumento Nacional Guayabo, Parque Nacional Volcan Irazu and Turrialba Volcano National Park. Our Lady of the Angels Basilica and Parque Nacional Tapanti are just a handful of the many other interesting attractions on offer here.
No holiday is really complete without a little R&R. Sunbathing is one of the ways they relax here. In this region and wildlife watching is another.
Be sure to let your tastebuds loose in Central Pacific Coast's cafés and restaurants. Do as the locals do and try pargo (red snapper) or ceviche (marinated raw fish).
When it is time to leave Central Pacific Coast, you'll be sure to bid this region a sad "Adiós" Rest assured, however, you'll be leaving with memories and momentos that you'll be able to enjoy for years to come.