Isla Violin Vacation Packages
To discover why so many people select Costa Rica as a vacation destination, ensure you and your companions take the time to fully explore the wider region. You'll find Ojochal, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the south, and Corcovado National Park 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the north.
Around 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the north of Isla Violin is Cartago, an important regional center where you'll find Parque Nacional Tapanti, Our Lady of the Angels Basilica and Monumento Nacional Guayabo. Parque Nacional Volcan Irazu and Turrialba Volcano National Park are other interesting sights here that should be included on every visitor's itinerary.
For a glimpse of local culture, make a beeline for Costa Rica's nature museums.
Head outdoors and get amongst the adventures in the Isla Violin area. Have a go at hiking or give mountain biking a go. This spot has a number of great places to enjoy swimming, so check you fit that into your itinerary. Surfing is another popular activity here.
Local cuisines are one of the keys to getting to know the area you are in. So be sure to visit some of the region's eating establishments. Pork and also chicken are popular ingredients here. No vacation in Costa Rica would be complete without experiencing the delights of casado or arroz con pollo (rice and chicken). Tres leches (custard flan) is a common final course. Refresh your palette with a glass of the regional brew. Bavaria is popular here. Ron Centenario is a commonly consumed local spirit. It's a great way to round out up your meal. To complete your dining experience, order fresco de frutas (fruit shake). It is a common non-alcoholic beverage here.
At the end of your stay in Isla Violin, pack up your camera and mementos, spend your last of your colones, and bid Adiós (farewell) to this special place.