Costa Rica, a Natural Beauty
Take advantage of the beautiful beaches on both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts at the most popular destination for eco-tourism in Central America, Costa Rica. With it’s mystical cloud forests, national parks and many scenic endeavours, Costa Rica is a great destination with a mild climate year around. Costa Rica is also home to one of the top three coffee growing regions in the world.
The capital city of San José contains a number of important landmarks, including the Banco Nacional building, Plaza de la Cultura, some cathedrals, and the Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica.
In Costa Rica you can visit Arenal – one of the most active volcanoes in the world, with eruptions every five to ten minutes. Trek into the canopy around this area for some of the most biologically diverse forests.
If you are looking for a thrilling activity, ziplining and flying above this cloud forest is it. The Monteverde Cloud Forest in Costa Rica is one of the most popular destinations. Longest cable system can go up to 2,525 feet long (770 m) and 456 feet (130 m) high. You also climb up to 2,625 foot (800 m) the forest, sometimes through cloudy skies and precipitous conditions. And if that’s too much for you then take the hike down on a series of suspension bridges.
From active pursuits, to trekking and top windsurfing sites to more scenic endeavors, including wildlife watching tours and botanical gardens, or just relaxing on the many beaches, this country is a beautiful one. Tamarindo is a great example with its pristine beaches and scenic views. Manuel Antonio National Park is also comprised of beautiful white-sand beaches, wildlife and lush wilderness, making it a great location for a swim or a hike.