A vacation to Costa Rica is a plane ride away. I couldn’t think of a more beautiful and fun-filled place to travel to. Everywhere you turn in this small land is another wonder. It’s a slice of paradise featuring 1,000 miles of coastline, endless nature spots, beaches, and rich animal life. There’s something for everyone in Costa Rica.
Below Costa Rica’s many shores, there is an impressive array of wildlife, making the country one of the world’s top spots for diving and snorkeling.
A land of beaches, Santa Teresa Beach epitomizes Costa Rica’s tropical shores. This seemingly endless, perfect beach is located north of Cabo Blanco Natural Reserve, near the tip of the Nicoya Peninsula.
Indigenous Costa Ricans were pioneers in high-quality chocolate making long before any Europeans arrived. The cacao, the plant that makes chocolate possible.
Visit one of the country’s 14 volcanos. A short drive north of capital city San Jose is Mount Arenal, famous for its near perfect pyramidal shape.
Costa Rica has the highest biodiversity of any country on the planet That means that its variety of species is especially high, from exotic plants to rare animals. Imagine, with an area of just under 20,000 square miles, this country holds 5% of Earth’s biodiversity (on land).