Its length is 464 km (288 mi) N – S , and its width is 274 km (170 mi) E – W .
How far is it from one side of Costa Rica to the other?
The two towns are only 15 kilometers apart, yet it takes 4 hours to drive from one to the other unless you take a boat ride across Lake Arenal and shuttle on to Monteverde, which will save you an hour. Of course, this is an extreme example and it does not take nearly this long to go 15 kms in many other places.
How long is Costa Rica in miles?
It stretches all the way from Guanacaste to The Osa Peninsula, making it 1,016 kilometers or (631 mi) long. The Caribbean is only 212 kilometers or (132 mi) long.
How long does it take to drive across Costa Rica?
it’s about an eight hour drive so if you leave by 9a you should be fine. gps will take a lot of challenge and worry out of the drive.
How wide is the narrowest part of Costa Rica?
Costa Rica is the second smallest state of Central America behind El Salvador, covering only 19725 square miles. At it’s narrowest point Costa Rica is only 119 kilometers wide, at it’s widest point the distance between the pacific ocean and the Caribbean coast are 280 kilometers.
Can you drive across Costa Rica in a day?
You can plan to do a day trip, but you should know a few things first. The daytime in Costa Rica lasts from about 5:45 AM to 5:45 PM year-round. The distance between Arenal and Monteverde takes about 3 – 3 1/2 hours to drive if you go around Lake Arenal, and about 2 1/2 – 3 hours via a boat across Lake Arenal.
Is it possible to drive to Costa Rica from the USA?
A: You can drive from the US border to Costa Rica in 8 days if you drive non-stop and hit all the border crossings just right.