The area close to Costa Rica includes the provinces of Chiriqui and Bocas del Toro: here you can explore some important national parks.
Two of them are marine parks, Bastimento Island and Gulf of Chiriqui park: they features wonderful islands, mangroves, beaches and footpaths. You can observe here dolphins, whales, sloths, rare frogs and many others.
La Amistad (aka PILA) and Volcan Baru park are in the highlands. You can hike the numerous trails across forests and waterfalls and spot incredible birds like the Quetzal.
Let's discover them: