If you’re visiting Quepos, Costa Rica and want something to do, then this blog post is for you. This blog post gives first hand advice from local expats. Enjoy this free advice about Best of Quepos. This weeks blog (best of Quepos) gives you some fun ways to beat the heat and have some fun.
Best of Quepos - A cold tasty treat
Best things to do while in Quepos is you’re trying to beat the heat or just in need of a tasty treat check out Dis Frutas or Cosechas for delicious fruit smoothies known as batidos or they have a wide variety of milkshakes as well. If you happen to be feeling under theweather this is a great place to get a healthy blend called "batidos para salud", specialty drinks to maintain health.
If you looking for a healthy snack cruise over to La Feria whereyou can choose from a variety of freshly cut pineapples, mangoes, papaya or watermelon for less than a dollar. La Feria is also a great place to get a hydrating pipa fria (young coconut water). If you are in need of some more substantial sustenance La Feria also offers a
daily selection of classic Costa Rican dishes.
Best of Quepos - Escape the heat
If you are looking for some entertainment in a nice air-conditioned space head to First Stop located directly across from the bus station. Here you can play video games on numerous flat screens TV’s or catch a movie in their theater. A great place to beat the hottest hours of the day.
Best of Quepos - As it cools down
Another great thing to do on a warm evening is take a stroll to the Molle. Here you’ll be able to check out the boats coming in to the marina and take in breathtaking sunsets. Here is also a great place to witness the high and low tide; during low tide almost all of the water is drained to the point where the boats docked are sitting in mud, a site to see!
If you’re interested in snorkeling or fishing head over to the park adjacent to the marina. Great snorkeling can be had here; equipment can be rented typically at hostels and hotels. For some excitement there is ocean access by jumping off a small cliff otherwise there is a swim in entrance. Lobster is abundant in this area; lobster diving is a great activity here. For fishing all you need is to bring your own pole and bait and see what catch of the day you can hook on your line!
Best of Quepos- Shopping
If you’re in need of souvenirs for yourself or gifts to take home to your family and friends pay a visit to the open-air market located next to Sargento Garcia's and the playground. Local vendors sell a variety of things including beautiful jewelry, clothing, sarongs, glassware, t-shirts, and novelty items. Prices here will be much more
reasonable then in more touristy shops.
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