The two of you are looking to pack as many adventures as possible into your adventure honeymoon. Hiking, jungle trekking, surfing and river rafting all sound appealing. You are in luck because your Costa Rica adventure honeymoon will pack all of these into a nice neat bundle. Snuggled in between Panama and Nicaragua with easy access from North America, Costa Rica offers many adventures and two coasts.
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Starting at the ocean, you are here for the surf. Both coasts offer many breaks to you for a ride. Good information on local conditions is available on line if you are experienced and packing your own board. Looking for lessons and a board rental then the number of shops are too numerous to mention. Pick a beach with surf and go for a stroll when you get there to survey the businesses first hand. Looking for a quick frolic in the waves, then pick up a couple of boogie boards feel the exhaustion while you sip beers on the beach afterwards.
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Sticking with the water theme but moving inland and up. Let gravity feed your adrenaline with some white water rafting. With several rivers flowing down from the mountains, you can spend your entire vacation rafting down a different river section every day.
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Heading into the jungle and hiking up volcanos is next on the adventure. Jungle tours are plentiful in Costa Rica. The question to ask yourselves is what do you want to see. Leading the way in eco-tourism, the ability to immerse in natural ecosystems is preserved for future generations. Hunting for wildlife photos can be your goal. Making your way to stunning waterfalls and a perfect picnic spot may be your preference. Thinking something tougher, ascending a volcano for the views or challenge is right up your alley. Look towards Arenal Volcano National Park as a potential destination.
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