Lush, full of life, kissed by the sun and blessed with a breathtaking shoreline, the “rich coast” is just what it claims to be. The Nicaraguan village of San Juan del Sur leads to the Masaya Volcano and Granada. Enjoy breathtaking views in Playas del Coco before visiting Puerto Quepos for rainforest adventures. Corcovado National Park is known for its diverse marine life. Explore the Curú National Wildlife Refuge, a private reserve, and watch in wonder as hump back whales breach before your eyes and exotic marine life swims casually by. Swim and snorkel off Tortuga Island’s palm-fringed beaches and listen for the calls of capuchin monkeys and a symphony of wild, rare birds.