About Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a small country with a huge biodiversity and Pura Vida people!

Costa Rica is located in Central America occupying of 51,100 km2. That is why, It has a privileged geographical location as a bridge between North America and South America. Our tropical climate and the topography from 0 to 3820 mnsn.

For this reason, Costa Rica is home to more than 900 species of birds, 12,000 plants, over 400 species of amphibians and reptiles, and 230 species of mammals.

Our contry boasts one of the largest protected areas in the world. These resources are protected by the National System of Conservation Areas. Where are included the National Parks, wetlands, wildlife refuges, National Monument, among others.

Important Tourist Atraction in Costa Rica

Between the most important tourist attractions in Costa Rica, we have the volcanoes of the volcanic mountain ranges, which cross the country. Many of the volcanoes have been declared National Parks. For example, the Turrialba, Irazú, Poas, Arenal and Rincón de la Vieja volcano.

The Mountains, valleys and plains offer an altitudinal strip with varied microclimates. That favor the diversity of flora and fauna species. Where different types of forests, (tropical, dry, cloudy, humid and very humid), are ideal for practicing ecotourism activities such as hiking, and birdwatching.

Also, water is one of the most relevant natural resources of Costa Rica. There is the large number of rivers and waterfalls, perfect for adventure activities such as Canyoning, Rafting and Kayaking.

On the other hand, most tourists who visit Costa Rica, dedicate part of their time to visit the Caribbean or Pacific coast. Where they carry out activities such as surfing, sport fishing, boat tours and sea turtle nesting.

Also, Costa Ricans have a rich culture, history and identity. Which is a mixture of ethnic groups, ideas, values, attitudes, ways of life and artistic expressions, tangible and intangible heritage.

Costa Ricans are Pura Vida!

Besides, we are educated, kind, caring and friendly people. Which has allowed the boom in rural tourism, giving to the visitors the opportunity to approach without barriers to learn the essence of country life, customs and traditions.

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