Costa Rica is a firm fixture on the tourist trail, which means getting from A to B is relatively easy. Be sure to set aside enough time to tour the many scenic and cultural wonders this region has to share. Approximately 11 miles (18 kilometers) away you'll find Golfito. Set aside a day here to see the Parque Nacional de Fauna Silvestre Golfito and Playa Cacao.
The most rewarding places for tourists to visit when they first arrive in a new destination are the ones that offer a window into the culture. Don't miss Costa Rica's nature museums.
Costa Rica is an excellent place to join up with a fascinating guided nature walks and wildlife spotting tours available here. Should you hear the call of the great outdoors, follow the lead of active locals and spend the day zip-lining and mountain biking.
If you really want to get to know the local customs, take the time to stop in at the region's bars, cafés and restaurants. Often, these are good places to strike up a conversation with local residents as well as try out local specialities. Some of the many elements commonly used here are pork and chicken. Don't wrap up your time in Costa Rica without trying out casado and also arroz con pollo (rice and chicken). End with tres leches (custard flan), a popular dessert. If you'd like to unwind with a nice cold beer or two, check out Bavaria. It is popular in Costa Rica. Are you a fearless traveler? Ready to try a local favorite drink like Ron Centenario?. Fresco de frutas (fruit shake) is great drink to have no matter what time it is.
At the end of your stay in Esquinas, pack up your camera and mementos, spend your last of your colones on last-minute souvenirs, and bid Adiós (farewell) to this unique vacation spot.