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Where is Costa Rica?
About Costa Rica
Costa Rica is a small country - slightly smaller than West Virginia and slightly larger than Switzerland. However, it contains a diversity of terrain and the landscape is spectacular. Costa Rica has dense rain forests, open savanna, mangroves and lush wetlands, and cloud forests covering the tops of volcanoes. Along both its Atalntic and Pacific coasts there are sandy beaches with offshore islands and some coral reefs. Birds and animals are prolific. There are venues for active sports enthusiasts including scuba diving, sports fishing, white water rafting, zip-lining, and horseback riding. A wide variety of accomodations are available from luxury resorts to rustic lodges.
Map of Costa Rica
Official national flag
Beautiful Costa Rica
Lush rain forests with hanging bridges, hiking trails. and friendly monkeys
Classic Costa Rica - Arenal Volcano
Zipping through Costa Rica
Zip lining over the rain forest is a fun way to enjoy the spectacular scenery.
Miles of gorgeous beaches......
Costa Rica has miles of beautiful beaches on both coasts. The beaches at the west coast are sites for nesting tortoises.
Tortuguero National Park
Tortuguero National Park is on the west coast of Costa Rica and was established to protect the nesting ground of the green turtles who return annually to nest and lay their eggs.