We interviewed Bohemian Mom who lived in Costa Rica for 5 years and had a home base in Atenas. Bohemian Mom share’s with us her insider travel tips and knowledge on things to do in Costa Rica.

Why Visit Costa Rica?

Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful and peaceful countries in the world. Few countries offer the same level of biodiversity that you will find there. 

Best Things to Do in Costa Rica

Arenal Volcano and the rain forests of Monteverde are some of my favorite spots on earth, but most people come to enjoy its beautiful beaches. 

Best things to Eat in Costa Rica

1. For a budget option, any local “soda” is a good choice. 2. Gallo Pinto, a dish of rice and beans with seasonings, is served with most breakfasts. 3. Arroz con pollo 

Where to Drink in Costa Rica

Imperial is the local beer and most commonly compared to a Budweiser. They are starting some small local breweries and some imports are available as well, but at a cost. 

Best Places for a Night on the Town in Costa Rica

But Costa Ricans love to party and you can be assured that any town, large or small will have a fair assortment of bars to suit your needs just fine. 

Where to Stay in Costa Rica

You will be able to find accommodation in Costa Rica anywhere from a budget hostel, a B&B, to a 5-star hotel in nearly every desirable location.