WHY COSTA RICA?

A Costa Rica holiday offers some of the best opportunities to combine wildlife viewing with relaxation and adventure activities.

Why Costa Rica?

Costa Rica may be small, but it is not to be underestimated. This small Central American paradise has a lot packed in to a small area. There is plenty to do here to keep you occupied, fascinated and entertained.

Not only that, but Costa Rica caters for all types of traveller – adrenalin junkies, beach enthusiasts, families, active travellers and those with a fascination for flora and faunaCosta Rica has all the bases covered.

A good road network and also scheduled light aircraft routes make it very easy to get from place to place and make the most of your time here. The friendly, laidback locals will always be keen to show you their country.

Top Ten reasons to visit Costa Rica

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Black and Green Poison Dart Frog

Wildlife

Cost Rica is rich in many things, wildlife just happens to be one of them.  From mammals, to marine wildlife and exotic birds – Costa Rica has it all.

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Costa Rica beach

Beaches & Rainforest

This is possibly one of the very few special places on earth where you can experience both rainforest and beach in the same place.

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Arenal Volcano

Arenal Volcano & Hot Springs, Lake Arenal

The dramatic and imposing sight of the Arenal volcano is the subject of many photographs.  It is a perfectly symmetrical cone rising above the town of La Fortuna, providing a mesmerising backdrop.

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Costa Rica holiday adventure, ziplining

Adrenalin & Adventure

Adrenalin junkies and adventure seekers look no further, there is plenty to choose from in Costa Rica to keep your adrenalin pumping.  Zip-lines, white-water rafting, kayaking, tubing…

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Swimmers entering the water during sunset on a costa rica holiday

Beaches Galore

With two coastlines to choose from you will be spoilt for choice.  Don’t worry if you can’t decide though as Costa Rica’s size makes it easy to visit both the Caribbean and Pacific coasts in one trip.

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Orchid

Cloudforest

High altitude cloudforests are teeming with birdlife and different varieties of plants that you won’t find on the lower slopes – this is prime growing ground for beautiful orchids too.

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Turtle on beach

Turtles

Bear witness to the magnificent spectacle of adult turtles clambering up the beaches to lay their precious eggs.

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Humpback whale breaching

Whale Watching

A sight to behold, these magnificent giants breaching off the pacific shores on their annual migration, schools of dolphins are also often seen.

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Fantastic Accommodation

Fantastic Accommodation

From boutique hotels to rainforest lodges to beach resorts – an amazing variety and choice of accommodation.

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Cocoa seed pods

Coffee or Chocolate

Two of Costa Rica’s best exports are coffee and chocolate, who doesn’t love one or both?