Travelling in Costa Rica
Discover Costa Rica, the beautiful rain forested country in Central America. Costa Rica is a well-established nature travel destination and a must see country for ecotourism lovers due to its abundance of natural assets.
Visit San Jose, the urban centre of Costa Rica, from where it is possible to reach every part of the country, a great base from which to explore.
Active volcanoes, vibrant towns, plentiful white sand beaches and unspoiled forests with rich tropical wildlife are the main characteristics of Costa Rica. Costa Rica’s must see parks include Arenal, Manuel Antonio and Tortuguero National Parks. Arenal National Park is famous for its active volcano that last erupted in 1968, while Manuel Antonio National Park is known for its white sand beaches, lagoons, tropical forest and diverse wildlife, where you can spot white-faced and howler monkeys, two and three-toed sloths, endangered manatees and sea turtles, iguanas and more. The best place to experience sea turtles is definitely in Tortuguero National Park, only accessible by boat or plane.
In Spanish Costa Rica means “rich coast” and this can be witnessed while visiting this stunning country!
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When is the best time to visit Costa Rica?
The dry season runs from December to April, which is the best time to visit Costa Rica to enjoy sunshine, beaches and national parks. The rainy season is from May to November.
Is it safe to travel in Costa Rica?
Tourists anywhere are prime targets for criminals, therefore, you need to be aware of the risks of theft and need to make sure to protect yourself.
Some safety notes: do not take your valuables with you, leave them locked in a safety deposit box; keep your spending money, camera and phone close to you, preferably beneath clothing; do not go to areas where tourists are not expected; always use taxis with official identification
What power adaptor plug do I need in Costa Rica?
In Costa Rica the standard voltage is 120 V. The standard frequency is 60 Hz. The power sockets that are used are of type A / B.
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Arenal Volcano is Costa Rica’s most active volcano. Within the park, you can go on short trails to discover the lava fields from previous eruptions and you can you spot deer, howler monkeys, parrots and other animals.
Monteverde Cloud Forest
Monteverde Cloud Forest is full of wildlife with more than 2000 species of plants, 100 species of mammals and 400 species of birds. This is truly a nature lover’s paradise.
Tortuguero National Park
Tortuguero National Park can be reached only by boat or plane due to its remote location. Discover its lagoons, networks of canals, rainforests and witness the turtles hatching.
Manuel Antonio National Park
Situated on the Pacific Coast, this park is known for its expansive white sand beaches, lagoons, tropical forest and diverse wildlife including white-faced and howler monkeys, two and three-toed sloths and iguanas.
Costa Rica’s capital, San José, is the nation’s largest city that sits in the centre of the country. The city is always busy and buzzing with life, creating a lively and vibrant atmosphere.
Witness Abundant Wildlife
Known for its unique biodiversity, a rich diversity of flora and fauna, Costa Rica is a perfect destination for nature lovers. Spot Caimans, Turtles, Iguanas, Toucans, Macaws, Red-Eyed Tree Frogs and more..