Where is Costa Rica?
Costa Rica is in Central America. Your safari will likely start from San Jose, the capital city of Costa Rica, sat in its geographical heart.
Where to go in Costa Rica
Costa Rica has two very different coasts; the Pacific and Atlantic. Manuel Antonio reserve on the Pacific Coast has a peninsula setting with nearby marine parks that are a beautiful playgrounds for dolphins, whales and turtles, whilst Corcovado and the Osa Peninsula further south offer a much more remote adventure. On the east coast, the mangroves and beaches of Tortuguero are a turtle breeding haven, hence its literal translation as ‘land of the turtles’. Inland there are misty mountains of Monteverde and Santa Elena with cloud forests that beg to be discovered, plus soaring volcanoes and hot volcanic springs. Discover more information on where to go in Costa Rica
What is Costa Rica best known for?
Costa Rica is renowned for its rich biodiversity and stunning natural landscapes. It's best known for its lush rainforests, diverse wildlife, and abundant national parks and reserves. The country is a hotspot for eco-tourism and offers unique experiences such as canopy zip-lining, wildlife spotting, and exploring active volcanoes like Arenal. Costa Rica's beautiful beaches along both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts are popular for surfing, relaxation, and marine life observation. The country's commitment to conservation and sustainability, as well as its "Pura Vida" way of life, have also contributed to its global reputation as a leading eco-friendly and adventure travel destination.