The Country Has An Amazing Biodiversity
This small piece of land represents barely 0.3% of the earth’s total surface area and houses 5% of the global biodiversity.
In the Costa Rica’s diverse habitats and ecosystems live 13,000 plant species, 2,000 kind of moths and 4,500 butterfly species, 163 varieties of amphibians, 220 types of reptiles, 1,600 species of fresh and salt-water fish, and at least 870 types of birds, as well as an incredible amount of different mammals and insects.
Costa Rica has been increasing its environmental awareness over the years. Due to this, the country has protected the biodiversity by laws and sustainable practices that seek to preserve the natural resources and to keep alive the natural richness of the environment.
As an ecologically destination, Costa Rica tries to offer to its visitors a real experience of contact with nature in which they have the opportunity to learn, discover, and be aware of the importance of taking care of wildlife and natural resources.
We can assure you that the impressive amount of rainforest life, lush vegetation, amazing landscapes, and the incredible variety of fauna will take your breath away, and you will know that your trip to Costa Rica was totally worth it!