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Costa Rica Travel Guide

Costa Rica Travel Guide

7 reasons to travel to Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a haven of peace in Central America. Make the most of the tranquility and the many activities in nature offered by this country. There are so many different landscapes that will never cease to amaze you.

  • 1.
    See the advances they have made towards sustainable development
  • 2.
    Go and explore a place where National Parks make up 25% of the country.
  • 3.
    Explore an amazing tropical forest
  • 4.
    Laze on the many beaches on both coasts
  • 5.
    Watching the Leatherbacks
  • 6.
    Understanding how chocolate is made
  • 7.
    Meeting friendly people

Travel ideas

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Fresh Air in Costa Rica
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Self-Drive Highlights Itinerary
Approx. 14 days From $1,970
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Self-Drive Highlights For Families With Teens
Approx. 14 days From $1,490
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Classic Itinerary
Approx. 16 days From $3,210
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Self-Drive Highlights For Families With Children
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Luxury Honeymoon Itinerary
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Places of interest

Is this the destination for you?

Here is some advice about your journey to Costa Rica, a country where the abundant natural wildlife is respected and conserved.

You should go if

  • If you want to see turtles, whales, monkeys, sloths...
  • You love luxuriant landscapes
  • You like exploring sea beds
  • You enjoy eco-tourism
  • You want to meet friendly local people
  • You want to explore one of the biggest primary tropical forests in Central America

You shouldn't go if

  • You don't like rice or kidney beans
  • You only have a small budget for your trip
  • You are an unrepentant smoker (very strict anti-smoking laws and few smokers)
  • You're not keen on insects and reptiles
  • You want to spend your holidays far away from mass tourism
  • You don't like heat or humidity

Culture and Discovery

Corcovado On Any Budget

On the Osa peninsula, in the south Pacific, Corcovado National Park is one of the jewels of Costa Rica. However, an excursion here can quickly become expensive. Here are ...
Julie Olagnol 9 September 2015
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Stuff of Legend: Costa Rica’s Volcanoes

Arguably Costa Rica's most famous residents, these immense volcanoes are well worth a visit.
Laure Alvarez 2 June 2015
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Guanacaste, a symbol of Costa Rica

There are a multitude of parks in the vast region around the Nicoya Peninsula and the North Pacific. Get ready for picture perfect views.
Laure Alvarez 2 June 2015
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Agrotourism in Mastalal

Mastalal, a village in the depths of the rural Costa Rica, is a place unlike anywhere else, where you can truly live alongside nature. 
Laure Alvarez 2 June 2015
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Adventure in Corcovado National Park

Step into the magic of Corcovado National Park and explore this surprising tropical forest, filled with plants and animals.
Laure Alvarez 16 April 2015
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Top 5 things to do in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a traveller’s paradise with a spectacular range of plants and colourful birdlife, set between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. With 300 untouched be...
Julie Olagnol 9 September 2015
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