Things to do in Costa Rica in March
Nature Air delivers list of favorite things to do in Costa Rica during Spring Break
March is a fantastic time to visit Costa Rica. From rock concerts to oxcart celebrations and open-air markets, there is so much to do.
With colourful festivals, great weather and an abundance of migrating and nesting wildlife, there’s plenty to see and do in Costa Rica during the month of March.
“March is a fantastic time to visit Costa Rica,” said Claire Saylor, director of marketing at Nature Air. From rock concerts to oxcart celebrations and open-air markets, there is so much to do. “
Nature Air’s list of what to do and see in Costa Rica this March 2012:
Feb. 23 - March 4: Fiestas Cívicas in Liberia
Until March 4, travellers can experience some of that signature Costa Rican fun during Liberia’s Fiestas Cívicas. As one of the most frequent Costa Rica airlines, Nature Air has three daily flights from San José to Liberia, each with a flying time of 45 minutes (compared with a 4.5 hour drive) and starting at $103 USD per passenger.
March 1 - 4: SEE OUR SEA Festival in Playas del Coco
Designed to bring awareness to Costa Rica’s oceans and to raise funds for Misión Tiburón, a non-profit whose goal it is to tag all of Bat Islands’ bull sharks. From Liberia, a main destination point for Nature Air via San José, Playas del Coco is a scenic, 25-minute drive.
March 13: Dia de los Boyeros (Day of the Oxcart Driver) in San José
Held in Escazu, a trendy district in San José, the Day of the Oxcart Driver features parades with displays of traditionally-painted oxcarts from days gone by. The hub and main departure point for this Costa Rica airline is at San José’s Tobias Bolaños International Airport, located just 10 minutes from the city’s downtown core.
March 15 - 25: International Art Festival in San José
With more than 2,000 artists representing 28 countries, this year’s International Art Festival in San Jose is sure to appease art-lovers of all kinds and is set to take place in open spaces throughout the San José region. Some 320 shows are expected to grace local parks, museums and galleries. San José is the hub and main departure city for Nature Air.
March 19: St Joseph’s Day in San José
To celebrate St Joseph, the patron saint of Costa Rica’s capital city of San José, March 19 will be a day filled with festivals, bullfights, delicious local eats and Catholic masses. San José is the hub and main departure city for Nature Air.
March 24 - 25: Festival Imperial in Alajuela
Back for the first time in four years is Festival Imperial. The lineup for this year’s concert includes Maroon 5, LMFAO, Moby and Bjork. Alajuela is a 30-minute drive from San José, the hub and main departure city for airline flights in Costa Rica with Nature Air.
Look no further for Costa Rica flights than Nature Air for transportation to experience all that Costa Rica has to offer in March.
About Nature Air
Based out of San José, Costa Rica, Nature Air has been in operation since 2000 and has the honour of being the world’s first certified carbon neutral airline. With 74 daily flights to 15 destinations in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama, the company’s mission is to offer reliable, innovative and fun flights throughout Central America while helping maintain the beauty of Costa Rica in its natural state through sustainable policies, projects and initiatives. For more information, visit www.natureair.com.
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