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Traveling in your own rental car offers great freedom to explore at your own pace. Here are some tips for a relaxing trip and some destinations to explore in Costa Rica:

  • Plan ahead: Before you leave, research scenic routes and destinations that interest you. Mark on a map the places you want to visit and plan your itinerary accordingly.
  • Book accommodation in advance: Be sure to book accommodation in the places you plan to visit, especially if you are traveling in high season. This will avoid problems when you arrive at your destination.
  • Drive with caution: Roads in Costa Rica can be challenging due to terrain conditions and the presence of sharp curves. Drive with caution and respect speed limits.
  • Keep your vehicle in good condition: Before starting your trip, check that the rental vehicle is in good condition. Be sure to check the oil level, tires and other important aspects.
  • Carry a first aid kit: It is important to be prepared for any eventuality. Carry a first aid kit with basic supplies in case of emergency.

Now, as for destinations to explore in your rental car in Costa Rica, here are some not to be missed:

  • Nicoya Peninsula Scenic Route: Enjoy breathtaking scenery while touring the Nicoya Peninsula. Visit pristine beaches, picturesque towns like Montezuma and Santa Teresa, and biological reserves like Cabo Blanco.
  • Arenal Volcano and La Fortuna: Drive to the base of the majestic Arenal Volcano and explore the town of La Fortuna. Enjoy hot springs, waterfalls and outdoor activities such as hiking and zip-lining.
  • Caribbean Coast Route: Explore the lush Caribbean coast from Puerto Viejo to Tortuguero. Enjoy paradisiacal beaches, colorful villages, and the unique biodiversity of this region.
  • Manuel Antonio National Park: Drive to this famous national park and enjoy its beautiful beaches, nature trails and wildlife. Don’t miss the opportunity to snorkel in the crystal clear waters of Manuel Antonio beach.
  • Talamanca Mountain Range Route: Explore the mountains and valleys of the Talamanca Mountain Range, home of Chirripo National Park. Enjoy breathtaking landscapes, charming villages and the opportunity to climb Costa Rica’s highest peak, Cerro Chirripó.

These are just a few examples of the many incredible destinations you can explore in your own rental car in Costa Rica – enjoy your trip and the beautiful nature of this wonderful country!

At EC Renta Car we offer you a variety of car options so that you can travel to every corner of the country with the greatest comfort, safety and freedom. We are sure that your experience will be unforgettable.  Let us be part of your adventure in Costa Rica: 

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