The Southern Pacific Coast
Things to do in The Southern Pacific Coast
An independent group of naturalists directed by biologist Mike Boston leads custom wilderness treks on the Osa Peninsula.
The most dramatic zipline tour around, featuring 11 lines and the country’s tallest platform.
Corcovado’s 127,000 acres of lush primary rainforest protect an extraordinary array of wildlife.
The left point break at Pavones is the country’s most legendary wave—and a pilgrimage site for top surfers from all over the world.
Take a spectacular sunset, throw in a sexy clientele, live music on the beach, finely mixed cocktails, and a reliable party-food menu, and you have The Backyard: one of the Pacific Coast’s better spots for a beach fiesta.
Dozens of broken surfboards are screwed to the ceiling (proof of Dominical’s powerful waves), and surf-competition photos line the walls at this classic surfer bar. Most nights the action revolves around pool, foosball, and swapping surfing stories.