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Costa Rica is a tropical paradise that has something for everyone. It doesn't matter if you're newlyweds looking for a romantic getaway or a family looking for the ultimate vacation. Here are 10 reasons why you should choose Costa Rica for your next vacation.
10. Surfing - Costa Rica has some of the best waves available for beginners to professionals. Take an afternoon to take surfing lessons or travel to Puerto Viejo to take on the biggest waves in the area.
9. Beaches - Costa Rica has miles of sandy beaches with amazing views of the ocean. Layout and enjoy the warm tropical weather or go into the ocean for a dip to cool off.
8. Snorkeling - There are many treasures to be found underneath the water including more than 500 species of marine life and amazing coral reef formations. You might even find the wreckage of an old ship to explore.
7. National Parks - Approximately, 25 percent of the country's land is protected preserves. You'll see a wide variety of animals including sloths, monkeys and tree frogs.
6. Canopy Tour - See the rain forest from above with a canopy tour, where you can zip line along the tops of the trees and experience the jungle just like the birds and monkeys.
5. Hiking - Take a stroll through the many small towns and experience the culture of our fantastic land or check out the parks and explore the heart of Costa Rica.
4. White Water Rafting - Take it slow on a leisurely river or take on a fast paced white water.
3. Museums - There are several museums in San Jose that show off the archaeology and history of the area.
2. Swimming - Enjoy the swimming amenities at your resort or explore and visit some of the natural swimming excursions along our two coasts or our many rivers and lakes.
1. Our people - Costa Rica has some of the friendliest and happiest people in the world! Experience our culture and take a little of our Pura Vida home with you.