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Costa Rica

Envision Festival, Uvita, Costa Rica

Envision Festival, Uvita, Costa Rica

Get ready to unleash your inner soul and dance under the Costa Rican sun at the Envision Festival, a vibrant kaleidoscope of music, movement, art and conscious living. Nestled amidst…

View Costa Rica from 10,000 Feet

View Costa Rica from 10,000 Feet

Jonathan Hiltz takes a bird’s eye view of Costa Rica at 10,000 feet and suggests the Central American country should be on your bucket list. There is something truly poetic…

Costa Rica Visa Run to Cancun

Costa Rica Visa Run to Cancun

Jonathan Hiltz gives advice on where to go on a Costa Rica visa run, suggesting you could do far worse than choosing Cancun, Mexico. Costa Rica is a country with…

Interested in Costa Rica?

A world leader in holidays linked to the natural world, though in no way lacking sunny beaches for a lazy vacation, Costa Rica has a developed tourism sector that, at the same time, preserves its natural reserves carefully.

Major Tourism Attractions

There is the Arenal Volcano, the hot springs at Tabacon, watching the turtles at Tortuguero National Park and many other protected spaces.

Costa Rica Money

The Costa Rican colón is the unit of currency.

Language of Costa Rica

The language spoken in the country is Spanish.

Capital of Costa Rica

The capital is San Jose. It does not have a great deal to see, but San Jose does have the Pre-Colombian Gold Museum.

Best Times to Visit Costa Rica

The dry season is from December to April in much of the country, but prices rise at this time too. May to November is sunny too and the rain that falls tends to pass quickly, so don’t rule out going at that time.

Other Tourist Attractions

The country is rightly famous for its surfing, though, in general, it really caters for outdoor sports such as paddle boards, zip lining, mountain biking, sport fishing and white water rafting. Or you can just explore the wonderful nature.