When looking for your next travel destination, Costa Rica should be a must…

From the middle of the Sahara to the top of the Himalayas, we all have a list of places we’d love to visit. For many people, Costa Rica isn’t at the top of this list, but it should be. Here’s why Costa Rica should be right at the top of your bucket list…

The Incredible Wildlife

Costa Rica Travel Guide

Almost 30% of Costa Rica is designated as a national park or wildlife reserve. This means that wildlife abounds everywhere. Whether you’re looking for howler monkeys, scarlet macaws, blue morpho butterflies, three-toed sloths or humpback wales, you’ll find them all in Costa Rica, which accounts for 5% of the world’s plant and animal systems. We recommend Tortuguero. With rich biological diversity and unique ecosystems, a boat trip can really inspire you, bringing out your inner wanderlust.

the Sublime Beaches

Costa Rica Travel GuideIf you’re more of a fan of a beach holiday, then you’re in luck. Costa Rica has over 800 miles of gorgeous shoreline on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. With picture perfect, Instagram-ready beaches, you’ll love Costa Rica whether you’re looking to relax, swim or surf. You can even fish for your own tea – the options are endless.

Amazing Adventure Tours

Costa Rica Travel Guide

Fancy yourself as an adrenaline junkie and outdoor enthusiast? Costa Rica is perfect for you.Whether you want to navigate Class IV rapids, scale a 200-ft waterfall, soar above the jungle or hike to an active volcano, Costa Rica has an opportunity for you. So why not take the plunge?

The Natural Wonders

Costa Rica Travel Guide

From active volcanos to thermal hot springs and tropical waterfalls, the natural wonders Costa Rica offers are simply stunning. Some can literally take your breath away. With so much diverse terrain and so much to explore, it can feel like exploring several different countries at once.

To experience Pura Vida or “Pure Life”

Costa Rica Travel Guide

Pura Vida is the national motto of Costa Rica. It means “Pure Life”. When you visit Costa Rica, you’ll see why. The locals have a real appreciation of life and its simple pleasures, which is why Costa Rica is one of the happiest countries in the world.

When you visit, you’ll often find that the locals are willing to open their doors to you, allowing you to embrace their world. Don’t be afraid, they’re looking to make friends and make your trip amazing.

There’s simply too much to say about the brilliance of Costa Rica in one post. But the more you see, the more you realise it should be at the top of your bucket list.



  1. Hi Natasha,
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