Biodiverse, brilliantly colourful and naturally breathtaking, Costa Rica embraces a slower pace of life.
An adventure hotspot for some, a cultural haven for others and a tropical paradise for most, Costa Rica definitely lives up to its translation as the ‘rich coast’. And as you journey under lush jungle canopies and through laidback surf towns, you’ll soon be rich with memorable experiences. Lean into the slower pace of life as you become a pro at spotting toucans in Monteverde’s steamy cloud forests or listening out for the distant whoop of white-faced capuchins in Manuel Antonio. The phrase ‘hustle and bustle’ isn’t in Costa Rica’s vocabulary, as you’d expect from a country whose unofficial motto is ‘pura vida’ – the pure life.
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Costa Rica at a glance
San Jose (population approximately 340,000)
Approximately 5.1 million
(GMT-06:00) Central America
Type A (North American/Japanese 2-pin) Type B (American 3-pin)