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Costa Rica

Costa Rica Destinations Travel Guide



Flag of Costa Rica

Language: Spanish

Currency: Costa Rican colon (CRC)

Calling Code: +506




Description of Costa Rica

Costa Rica, officially called the Republic of Costa Rica, is a sovereign nation, organized as a unitary presidential republic composed of 7 provinces. Located in Central America, it has a territory with a total area of ​​51 100 km². It borders Nicaragua to the north, the Caribbean Sea to the east, Panama to the southeast and the Pacific Ocean to the west. As for the maritime limits, it borders Panama, Nicaragua, Colombia and Ecuador (through Isla del Coco). It has 4 807 850 inhabitants according to the latest demographic projection of INEC Its capital, political and economic center is San José, and its official language is Spanish.

It is one of the strongest democracies on the planet, winning worldwide recognition for abolishing the army on December 1, 1948, an abolition that was perpetuated in the 1949 Political Constitution. Its human development index of 2017 is considered high, since which is the 66th in the world and the 5th in Latin America, while adjusted for inequality advances to the fourth regional position, with a Gini coefficient of 48.2.In addition, in the classification of the Global Competitiveness Index of 2017, it is the 47th in the world and the 4th in the Americas.17 Costa Rica is emerging as one of the richest, most progressive, developed and stable countries in the Americas, standing out in the environmental indexes, press freedom, personal freedom , Security, equality, democracy, distribution of wealth, social progress, health and education.

In 2007, the Costa Rican government announced plans to become the first carbon-neutral world country for the year, when it will celebrate its bicentennial as an independent nation, according to the Legatum Institute, the country stands out as the fourth most prosperous nation in the continent, occupying 29th place globally. It is also considered the happiest, greenest, greenest and most sustainable state on the planet, according to the 2016 Happy Planet Index, published by the British think tank New Economics Foundation, which has cataloged the country consecutively for 7 years.


Travel Destination in Costa Rica


Braulio Carrillo National Park

Braulio Carrillo National Park is one of the most interesting and unique areas of protected rainforest in Central America.

Cabo Blanco Natural Reserve

Cabo Blanco Natural Reserve is a nature reserve located on the Southern tip of Nicoya Peninsula in Puntarenas province of Costa Rica.

Cahuita National Park

Cahuita National Park is situated in town of Cahuita in Limon Province of Costa Rica. It is a fairly small, but beautiful park.

Corcovado National Park


Corcovado National Park is situated on Osa peninsula in the Southern Costa Rica. It covers an extensive area of 425 sq km.

Manuel Antonio National Park

Manuel Antonio National Park is smallest park of Costa Rica located just south of town of Quepos in Puntarenas Province.

Manzanillo Beach

Pristine and beautiful Manzanillo Beach is situated South of Puerto Limon in Limon province in Costa Rica.

Pacuare River

Pacuare River has Class 4 rapids that are favorite destination for whitewater rafting, whitewater kayaking and river boarding.

Peace Waterfall


Peace Waterfall or La Paz Waterfall is situated 31 kilometers North of Alajuela along 126 Hwy in Alajuela Province of Costa Rica.

Poas Volcano


Parque Nacional Volcan Poas is famous for protecting biosphere of the active stratovolcano Poas situated in the Costa Rica.

San Lucas Prison


Remains of the San Lucas Prison in San Lucas Island is said to be the most haunted site in the Costa Rica.

Sanatorio Carlos Duran


Abandoned Sanatorio Carlos Duran situated is Costa Rica is said to be haunted by those who died here.

Tortuguero National Park


Tortuguero National Park is a nature reserve located near town of Tortuguero in Limón Province in the North East Costa Rica.

Turriaba Volcano


Majestic Turrialba Volcano derives its name of the volcano rises comes from the Latin Turris Alba which means 'white flower'.

Turtle National Park


Turtle National Park also known as Las Baulas National Marine Park is located in the Limon province on the Western, Pacific coast.










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