The jewel of Central America, Costa Rica is one of the best places to enjoy the tropics
Costa Rica signifies golden beaches, hiking, nature-viewing and lots of surfing. One of the must-visit destinations, Costa Rica presents guests with a number of interesting activities to enjoy. It is one of the most…
The Arenal Volcano is one of the primary natural attractions of Costa Rica
The volcano attracts a number of visitors every year after it last erupted in 1968. There are a number of hotels around the area where visitors can stay and enjoy wonderful views of lava spurting out. There are…
One of the most popular national parks in Costa Rica, the Tortuguero National Park is located in north-eastern Costa Rica
The park can be accessed only by air or water and is situated within the Tortuguero Conservation Area. The Tortuguero National Park features a wide range of flora and fauna because…
The Costa Rica Parque Nacional is located in the heart of the city of San Jose
An impressive park, it is located between Avenues 1 & 3 and Calles 15 & 19. At the center of the park is the National Monument that depicts the nations of Central America defeating William…
Equally split between Costa Rica and Panama, the La Amistad International Park is a Transboundary Protected Area. The landscape of the park area is mainly mountainous and this gives visitors a lot of opportunities for hiking and trekking. The park is located at the foothills and mountains of the Cordillera…
The country shares boarders with panama and Nicaragua it owns a land area of 51,100 sq kms and the coast line is up to 1228 km's.
A population of close to 4.6 Million. Muslims account for about 0.1% of the population.
Owns a tropical climate, between the months of May and November you may expect heavy constant rainfall throughout the country. 27°C is the annual average temperature in most parts of the country.
Spanish is the official language.
GMT+5 1/2 hrs throughout the year
General: 8 AM to 5 PM
HOLIDAYS New Year's day: January 1st Battle of Rivas Day: April 11th Labour Day: May 1st Guanacaste Day: July 25th Mother's Day: August 15th Independence Day: September 15th Meeting of Cultures Day: October 12th Christmas Eve: December 24th Christmas Day: December 25th
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