Costa Rica is small in size but nevertheless offers an impressive list of attractions – wildlife, culture and outdoor activities.
Seventy five per cent of Costa Rica is covered in protected rainforests and the rest is divided between tropical beaches and volcanic landscapes. The rainforest is home to hundreds of thousands of species of animals, birds and plants. Local guides will help you discover the rarer ones hidden in the leaves. Thrill seekers can enjoy white water rafting, canopy zip lines and waterfall trekking.
Away from the capital San Jose, Costa Rica has many highlights. Arenal volcano surrounded by steaming hot springs and fertile valleys is perfect for a luxury spa break. For nature lovers Monteverde cloud forest and Tortugero National Park are rich in animals and birds. The coast has fine beaches and turquoise blue waters in resorts such as Manuel Antonio.
As Costa Rica is a small country it is possible to travel quickly and easily from one part to another. So however long you have you can have a diverse holiday. Costa Rica has something for visitors of all ages and for couples and families alike.