Costa Rica has many sights for the visitor to see and some wonderful tours available to explore the whole of the area. From Beautiful beaches to dramatic forests and rivers it offers many interesting sights. With such a variety of eco-systems on offer you will be amazed at what fits on this small space.
Famous for its natural parks which makes up a quarter of the country. Stunning beaches, and unique wildlife it offers a tropical adventure in Latin America. Must see popular hot spots are Manuel Antonio for the beach, Monteverde, and a visit to the cloud forest and Arenal volcano for a touch of adventure. Of course, a visit is also needed for Tortuguero to see the turtles.
Getting around Costa Rica is not so easy as the mountainous region runs through the middle of the country. Domestic airlines are a godsend for getting around the island. Self-drive is also popular for those wishing to keep the budget in check but also to explore at their own pace. San Jose is not the prettiest of capital cities with a more seedy feel, look our for pickpockets stinking drains. A visit to Museo de Jade and Museo del Oro should be on the list for those looking for cultural treasures.
Over 400 types of birds, many different animals including the famous sloths and toucans to name just a few. Experience daily treks to explore the National parks and zip wire experiences.
Honeymoon in Costa Rica
Costa Rica is one of those destinations just made for a honeymoon with its beautiful Caribbean coastline offering many idyllic beaches to walk hand in hand. Combine the beach with a tour trekking, white water rafting, or a Romantic horseback ride.
Golf in Costa Rica
There are 8 international golf course on the island of Costa Rica offering every golfer enough rounds of golf for a golf holiday. The 8 courses are located throughout Costa Rica and some of them within international hotels such as the Mariott los Suenos golf course.
Car hire in Costa Rica
Self-drive itineraries are really popular as car hire is good value. Unless otherwise indicated, minimum speed on highways is 40 kilometers per hour (k.p.h.). The speed limit varies and is posted by the road. On highways and secondary roads the speed limit is 60 k.p.h., unless otherwise indicated. In urban areas, the speed limit is 40 k.p.h., unless otherwise indicated.
Driving on beaches is strictly prohibited everywhere, except when there is no other path connecting two towns.
Driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs is strictly prohibited. The law requires all car passengers to wear a seat belt.
Pullover if a police officer signals you to do so. Your personal documents and the vehicle’s registration papers are private property and may not be retained by police officers for any reason.
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Country Costa Rica
Languages spoke Spanish English
Currency Costa Rican colón
Visa requirements None for UK passport Holders