22 days in Turks and Caicos, Curacao & Costa Rica Itinerary

22 days in Turks and Caicos, Curacao & Costa Rica Itinerary

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Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
— 5 nights
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Willemstad, Curacao
— 4 nights
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Vara Blanca, Costa Rica
— 1 night
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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
— 4 nights
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Tortuguero, Costa Rica
— 1 night
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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
— 2 nights
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Jaco, Costa Rica
— 1 night
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Monteverde, Costa Rica
— 3 nights

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Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

Providenciales ©
The most commercialized part of the Turks and Caicos, Providenciales remains the islands' tourism heaven, boasting many resorts, hotel chains, and condominiums.
Providenciales is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Grace Bay Beach, stroll through Half Moon Bay, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Providenciales trip planner.

London, UK to Providenciales is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Providenciales. When traveling from London in July, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Providenciales: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Willemstad.

Things to do in Providenciales

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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Grace Bay Beach
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
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Willemstad, Curacao

Willemstad ©
Willemstad is the capital city of CuraƧao, an island in the southern Caribbean Sea that forms a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Willemstad is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge, look for gifts at The Goods BV, sample the fine beverages at Curacao Liqueur Distillery, and take a leisurely stroll along Handelskade.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Willemstad trip planning app.

You can fly from Providenciales to Willemstad in 10.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Vara Blanca.

Things to do in Willemstad

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Vara Blanca, Costa Rica

Vara Blanca ©
A vacation in Vara Blanca, located in the heart of Costa Rica, offers excellent access to a number of attractions across the area.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): look for gifts at Souvenir Muy Tranquilo and then admire the sheer force of Jardins da Cachoeira de La Paz.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Vara Blanca day trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Willemstad to Vara Blanca. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Willemstad to Vara Blanca due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Vara Blanca

Nature · Parks · Shopping

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Souvenir Muy Tranquilo
4.9

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Set against the backdrop of the imposing Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos offers visitors a chance to explore diverse natural landscapes and sample some delicious local produce.
La Fortuna de San Carlos is known for nature, adventure, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: witness a stunning natural landmark at Tabacon Hot Springs, get outside with El Salto, get interesting insight from Tours, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our La Fortuna de San Carlos trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Vara Blanca to La Fortuna de San Carlos by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tortuguero.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

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Hot Spring
Tabacon Hot Springs
4.4
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Canyoning / Rapelling Tour
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
4.7

1
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Tortuguero, Costa Rica

Tortuguero ©

Costa Rica's Amazon

One of Costa Rica's least accessible destinations, Tortuguero sits within an eponymous national park and remains accessible only by plane or boat.
On the 28th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Tortuguero National Park.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tortuguero road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Tortuguero takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in Tortuguero

Nature · Parks
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National Park
Tortuguero National Park
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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Manuel Antonio ©
The rainforest meets the sea at Manuel Antonio National Park, a small but scenic natural preserve on the west coast of Costa Rica.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): stroll around Parque Nahomi, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Manuel Antonio, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: see Off-Road Tours, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then explore the striking landscape of Manuel Antonio National Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Manuel Antonio day trip planning app.

Getting from Tortuguero to Manuel Antonio by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Jaco.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

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Jaco, Costa Rica

A seaside resort town with plenty of entertaining distractions along its attractive coastline, Jaco has long been a major tourist destination on the central Pacific coast.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Jaco trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Manuel Antonio to Jaco in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Monteverde.

Things to do in Jaco

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Zipline
Zipline
4.7

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Monteverde, Costa Rica

Monteverde ©
Monteverde is all about natural attractions, not surprising for an eco-tourism hotspot known for its cloud forests and rich diversity of animal life.
On the 1st (Sun), stop by Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Jardin de Orquideas San Bosco, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then experience rural life at El Trapiche Tour, and finally get to know the resident critters at The Bat Jungle.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Monteverde trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jaco to Monteverde takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Monteverde

Parks · Wildlife · Adventure · Tours
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Zipline
Zipline
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