Why Costa Rica?

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Costa Rica offers breathtaking landscapes, rugged adventure, bewildering ecosystems, and authentic charm.

Located in the heart of the Americas, Costa Rica is a safe and welcoming discovery destination.

It is flanked by the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean and regales visitors with active volcanoes, exciting beaches, exuberant flora and fauna, and an environment of peace and democracy.

Visit us and see it on your own!!

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Weather

It is a tropical country and it only has two seasons: dry season (December to April) and rainy season (May to November).  Costa Rica's year round climate is pleasant with naturally occurring breezes, cooling down most of the coastal areas.  Average annual temperatures can range from 15Cº (60's F) at night, to the 30Cº (90's F) during the day, being hotter near the coasts.

Rain Forest

rainforest, bosque lluvioso, natural rivers, ríos naturales, nature conservation, conservación de la naturaleza, ecosistemas, ecosystemsConsidered one of the most bio-diverse regions in the world, Costa Rica is home to 18 national parks, 8 biological reserves, and a wealth of protected areas that house exotic animal and plant species.

Active Volcanoes

active volcanoes, Poas Volcano, volcanes activosFrom lunar landscapes to lava fireworks, Costa Rica boasts nine volcanoes. Irazu, Poas, and Arenal are especially popular and offer three distinct environments of spectacular geological beauty.

River Rafting

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Pristine Beaches

Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, beach activities, actividades de playa, Costa Rica beaches, playas de Costa Rica, sunset cruises, cruceros al atardecer, boat tours, tours en bote, fishing, pescaExplore the Atlantic & Pacific Coasts on the same trip! Costa Rica features long coastlines on both sides of the isthmus. Enjoy pristine white and black sand beaches, surfing, snorkeling, kayaking, and any fun activity under the sun.

Exotic Fauna

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Peace & Democracy

democracy, peace, democracia, paz, Peace Nobel, Premio Nobel de la PazA well-established democracy, Costa Rica welcomes its visitors with a vibrant culture and the warmth and hospitality of its people. The stability of its political landscape makes Costa Rica one of the safest destinations in the continent.

Nesting Sea Turtles

turtle nesting, fauna, anidamiento de tortugasBoth Atlantic and Pacific regions feature long swaths of secluded coastline perfect for the egg-laying ritual and hatching of sea-turtles.

Canopy Zip-Lines

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Yoga and Spa

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Surfing

 Costa Rica,surf, adventure, aventura, Costa Rica beaches, playas de Costa Rica, sea swimming, nadar en el océanoSurfers will find world-class breaks on both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. Among the most renowned spots for Pacific breaks are Pavones, an endless left point break on the Southern end of the Golfo Dulce and Witches Rock at Playa Naranjo in Santa Rosa National Park.

Kayaking

adventure tours, tours de aventura, sea kayaking, mangrove kayakingOcean, mangrove, and river kayaking options are plentiful and each offers unique landscapes and difficulty levels. From still-water to sea currents, you will find a great menu of one-day tours or multiple-day paddling adventures.

Kayaking

   

Ocean, mangrove, and river kayaking options are plentiful and each offers unique landscapes and difficulty levels. From still-water to sea currents, you will find a great menu of one-day tours or multiple-day paddling adventures.

Hiking

hiking tours, caminatas, nature tours, tours ecológicosWhether you want to explore a rainforest or a tropical sub-alpine meadow, Costa Rica is a haven for hikers. From rugged, challenging terrain, to clearly marked paths, visitors will find the perfect offering to suit all ages and fitness levels.

Tropical Flora

Costa Rica, National Parks, Parques Nacionales, waterfalls, cataratas, adventures, aventurasWith its rich habitats and multiple ecosystems, Costa Rica is home to a plethora of plant species. Explore the Tropical Rain Forest, the Cloud Forest, the Tropical Dry Forest, mangroves, rivers, beaches, mountains, etc.

Candlelit Dinners

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Costa Rica is a very small country, that offers a wonderful combination of different micro-ecosystems, forests, fauna and flora, islands and activities. Blessed by the waters of either the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. . . In few words, a little country with unique richness, willing to be discovered by you!

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Costa Rica Special Eves:

January

January 1st: NEW YEAR EVE

March

March 20th: Santa Rosa battle Commemoration

April

April 11th: JUAN SANTAMARIA DAY, honoring the national hero, who died in 1856, in a battle fighting against William Walker.

Holly Week: Usually it is between March and April and it is holiday since Wednesday

May

May 1st: WORKERS INTERNATIONAL DAY

June

June 29th: Saint Peter and Saint Paul Day, some religious processions might take place.

July

July 25th: PARTIDO DE NICOYA annexation day.

August

August 2nd: VIRGEN DE LOS ANGELES day, Costa Rican saint patron.

August 15th: Mother's Day.

September

September 15th: Independence Day.

October

October 12th: Cultures Day. (Usually in Limon, there is a big fest)

November

November 2nd: All Soul's Day.

December

December 8th: Blessed Virgin Day.

December 25th: Christmas.