Costa Rica is a small (52,000 sq. km), democratic, peaceful and beautiful country in Central American. It’s known for its rugged, lush coastal rain forest and plenty of world-renowned beaches not to mention hundreds of crystal-clear lakes and rivers. Costa Rica is also known for its volcanoes and immense biodiversity as roughly a quarter of its area is made up of protected jungle. It’s bordered by Nicaragua to the north and Panama to the south. Costa Rica has two coastlines consisting of the tranquil Caribbean Sea on the east and the Pacific Ocean on its west. You’re never to far away from its coastlines, in fact, there are many easy to get to points throughout the country from where you can simultaneously view both the Caribbean and Pacific.
For Nature lovers it’s a dream, the country has a progressive approach to conservation, which ensures that its jungles, with their renowned biodiversity, continue to be home to a truly mind-boggling assortment of species, from birds to butterflies, crocodiles to sharks, monkeys to wild cats. Sea turtles nest along both coasts. For those who prefer more action you can surf, hike, raft, canopying, diving, deep-water fishing and snorkeling.
The weather is simply made for leisure. Costa Rica’s dry season is December to April; the rainy season is May to November and as you can image, it’s cooler in the highlands.