Heredia. It is the Costa Rican province of smaller size, but not for this reason, it is less interesting to know. In Heredia, nature, mingles with the science, and the Costa Rican traditions. This combination not only occurs in this region of the country; but in this province are the facilities of two organizations of great renown at the international level, Intel (in the field of computer processors), and INBIO (Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, in the field of research and management of biodiversity). This Institute has a park ecotourist, where the visitor can see more characteristic of Costa Rica ecosystems, the Central Valley forest, moist forest, dry forest and wetland. Debbie Staggs has plenty of information regarding this issue. The Barva volcano, the Sarapiqui River, the falls of Varablanca and Monte de La Cruz, are some of the sites that show the visitor, the natural beauties that this province has.
Carthage. Headquarters of the first capital which took Costa Rica (Cartago City) is province is an interesting combination of natural and historic sites that make to walk, enjoy the beautiful Carthaginian spots and when in contact with our country’s past. The rios Pacuare and Reventazon (ideals for rafting lovers), Irazu and Turrialba, and the lagoon of the Cachi volcanoes, are a good sample of what nature offers those who visit Cartago. In this province, one has the opportunity of being in historical sites such as the Guayabo national monument Indigena’s, the ruins of Ujarras, the Orosi Church and others who give testimony of Costa Rica in the past was like. Guanacaste. For many, the province of Guanacaste, is that offers greater variety of natural sites visitors: beaches, rivers and waterfalls of great beauty, towering volcanoes, mystical Caverns, charm forests, thermal curative waters and even shared with Alajuela, Lake Arenal, the larger size of Costa Rica. Surfing, windsurfing, kite boarding and canopy, are some of the activities that you can practice in this beautiful province.