Friends at Davia Waterfall, Costa Rica

Friends at Davia Waterfall, Costa Rica; (c) Soul Of America

Costa Rica

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If you are looking for a destination that’s famous for geographical variety, verdant landscapes, biodiversity, eco-travel and two coastlines, Costa Rica should rank high on your bucket list.

History
People of African descent settled on the Caribbean coast side of the nation.

Beaches
Though it has beaches on both Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea, few are luxury beach resorts.

Eco-Travel
The greatest national treasure is its plethora of national parks, biological reserves and wildlife refuges.

Attractions
The Irazú Volcano is the highest active volcano at 10,964 feet height and a lunar-like landscape.

Travel Tips
English is widely spoken in cities, but a few Spanish phrases make better experiences in rural areas.



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