Have you ever thought about the reasons why do people visit Costa Rica? Well, if you don’t, here I will tell you some of the main facts that have made this country one of the most popular destinations around the world in the last years.
But of course these are not the only reasons why travelers visit Costa Rica, and I am sure that maybe you are thinking in a lot of things different than these ones; but that’s the best part of everything: you will always find the perfect excuse to plan some Costa Rica vacations!
Why? Here are the top five reasons:
This small stretch 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 thousand plant species, 2,000 moth 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.
Costa Rica has nearly 300 different beaches along its stunning Pacific and Caribbean coastlines, each with a distinct setting. Even on nearby beaches the sand can vary from white, black, or brown coloration. Some are fantastic for swimming and snorkeling and others are better for surfing.
Adventure travelers can choose from a diversity of activities such as snorkeling, kayaking, surfing, and lots more. In fact, the most challenging activity will be choosing what to do!
Our top recommended activities for your next Costa Rica vacations are:
It’s army-free, citizens have a life expectancy of 79.3, and 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. “Pura vida” is a local saying there, meaning “life is good.”
"Ticos", as Costa Ricans are also known, are well-known for being hospitable people who like to keep up their reputation. They are respectful and hardworking and they like to greet others with a smile and a handshake.
People in Costa Rica will always try to make you feel like home, and that's why people do love visit Costa Rica!