Costa Rica has nearly 300 different beaches along its stunning Pacific and Caribbean coastlines, each one with a different and particular setting… ideal for all tastes! Even on nearby beaches the sand can vary from white, black, or brown coloration.

Costa Rica is surrounded by sea, despite it is not an island, thanks to the access the country has to the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea in its coastal borders. Some of them are fantastic for swimming and snorkeling, and others are better for surfing.

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In fact, Costa Rican beaches has welcomed and hosted a lot of international surf championships; its waves are well known and highly appreciated all around the world.

The weather in the beaches of Costa Rica is warm due to the tropical climate characteristic of the region, and the temperature of the Ocean’s water is hot, not so much, but it is not cold at all. Even though, you can refresh in the water and stay comfortable in it.

If you are running away from cold here you have the perfect reason to plan your vacations to Costa Rica! Here you will find the perfect match between warmth of the weather and of its people, fun, aquatic sports, unforgettable landscapes, and the perfect scenery to share your time with your beloved ones.

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!

Costa Rica is totally army-free; the army was abolished in 1948 as being considered unnecessary, and due to this, the country’s foundations are the peace, neutrality and freedom“Pura vida” is a local saying here, meaning “life is good” or, literally, “pure life”.

Its citizens have an average life expectancy of 79.3 years, a great range taking into consideration different aspects that contribute to this: social guarantees, education, health system, potable water in almost all the national territory, and the fact that they’re surrounded by a beautiful setting that’s sure to improve any mood.

Expect beaches, volcanoes, rain forests, and pretty great weather most of the time.

Another fact that totally contribute to this happiness is the Costa Rican food, the people here enjoys really great food and is always happy to share their delights and the recipes with visitors. The delicious culinary always surprise the most exigent palates and visitors are always looking to come back and enjoy the Costa Rican typical dishes.

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If you don’t have any idea about how good this food is, here you can find a complete guide that will show you the main dishes the Costa Ricans enjoy daily… and you we know that reading this will be mouthwatering!