May 1, 2022

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5 Reasons to Visit Costa Rica

There are many reasons to visit Costa Rica!  If you're trying to decide if it's the right choice for you, here are 5 reasons to visit Costa Rica!

Costa Rica Palm Trees

1. Costa Rica is famous for its natural beauty.

Nature is beautiful!  Costa Rica means "Rich Coast."  There are sunny beaches with crystal waters and winding rivers to swim in.  Imagine going from a beach on the Pacific to one on the Caribbean in the same country.  The choice is yours.

As you leave the beach you will find tropical rainforests and jungles to explore.  Hiking in Costa Rica’s valleys and mountains is an amazing adventure.  

Costa Rica still has many places that do not allow building and development. Because of this, you can enjoy nature how it is meant to be!  

The nature here in Costa Rica will take your breath away!  It is an amazing reason to visit Costa Rica!

Windmills of Costa Rica

2. Sustainable Practices In Costa Rica

Costa Ricans protect their land.  They take care of their natural resources.  25% of Costa Rica is national parks.    80% of their electricity comes from water power reducing the need for fossil fuels. 

Costa Rica was the first country in the world to use only natural energy for 300 days in 2017.  

The country does not have zoos.  Animals can only be seen in the wild or in a wildlife refuge where they are taken care of until they can be free.  

Everyone who cares about the environment wants to visit Costa Rica.  Come see what a leader in sustainability looks like!

Costa Rica Howler Monkey

3. Experience Costa Rica's Biodiversity

Costa Rica is a small country but it has over 5% of the world's biodiversity (Schriever).  This means that of all the types of living things on Earth, 5% of them can be seen here!  

There are so many different places for animals and plants to live here.  For example rainforests, mountains, rivers, beaches, reefs and oceans.  These are homes to many different animals, plants, and insects.  

You can see crocodiles, butterflies, jaguars, monkeys, sloths, and more!  You can also get fruits like bananas, pineapples, and mangos.   Enjoy seeing all the different plants and animals in such a small area.

River Tubing in Costa Rica

4. Activities in Costa Rica

Do you prefer to focus on adventure activities?  There are so many options to keep you moving! 

Get your heart beating with adventures then calm down with relaxing activities!  For example, you can start ziplining through the trees or scuba dive in the ocean.  Next, you can take a hike or visit a museum.  

If you want to relax, you can get a deep tissue massage or ride horses on the beach!  See all of the activities available to you.

Want more physical activities you can learn to paddle board at sunrise, spend hours surfing, and end the day with yoga on the beach! 

There are so many things to do here!  Experience all the activities you can do in Costa Rica!

Costa Rica Professional Surfer

5. Happiest Country on Earth

Costa Rica is called "the happiest country on earth!" It also has a Blue Zone. This means people live longer here than in other places! 

There are many reasons for this.  People here care about family and community.  They also spend a lot of time outside because of the nice weather.   Sunshine and vitamin D make people feel good, mentally and physically.  

The culture, food, and nature are important here.  Costa Rica is the happiest country on Earth for all of these reasons!  Visit Costa Rica to feel this happiness!

Have you found your reason to visit Costa Rica yet?  

If you're ready to come see these 5 reasons to visit Costa Rica, be sure to check our vacation packages or customize one for you.  It's the best way to get the  experience you want.  

Locals know Costa Rica best!  Visiting will support native people and protect this amazing country for future visitors!

Did we mention surfing and yoga?

The Pacific coast of Costa Rica offers some amazing surfing conditions.  Our professional surf instructors can coach children, adults and even advanced surfers how to enjoy the most of what the Pacific Ocean offers for surfers.

We offer private, semi-private, and group surf lessons. Or maybe you prefer (SUP) stand-up paddle boarding.  Did bring your surf or paddle board, we provide what you need.

Want to relax and enjoy Yoga on the beach.  Playa Samara is a perfect location.

We can help you customize your vacation or chose one of our amazing vacation packages.  Contact us today to make your choice.

Office: 1.424.CRSURF2 (277.8732)


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