Costa Rica is a Latin American country situated in Central America and is bordered by Nicaragua and Panama, with the Caribbean Sea to the east and North Pacific Ocean to the West. It boasts a variety of weather conditions, the highlands are misty and cool, San Jose and the Central Valley have an ?eternal spring? and the Pacific and Caribbean coasts are hot all year round. The best time to visit is the dry season from December through to April.
Costa Rica holidays have so much to offer for the adventurer or for those of you who want a relaxing getaway. From mountain biking and white-water rafting to snorkelling and surfing, Costa Rica holidays have something for everyone.
Costa Rica boasts beautiful scenery including mountain sierras to hike up with active volcanoes and towering waterfalls, rainforests to spot wildlife, hot springs or sandy beaches where you can relax and soak up the sun. There are many places to visit including the capital San Jose, where a third of Costa Rica?s population lives. This bustling town is a great place to visit the locals and take in some of the sights such as the National Theatre.
The Central Valley is the hub of Costa Rica and is surrounded by volcanoes and mountains. The spring-like climate is perfect for coffee plantations, market gardens and fruit fields with the Central Valley being one of the world?s principal coffee-growing centres.
There are a variety of options for a trip to Costa Rica, whether you are looking for a group or family holiday, a tailor-made trip or luxurious honeymoon getaway.
For a group trip you can choose to have a local guide, who will take you off the beaten track and show you unique spots, making your trip one of a kind. Costa Rica is a great destination for families and is well set up for visitors and provides great activities for adventurous children.
If you want something to fit your needs exactly then go for a tailor-made holiday, you can choose from wildlife holidays to bird watching holidays, or something unique that you come up with yourselves.
Costa Rica is a unique place for an adventurous honeymoon, if you want to explore and enjoy more than just lying on the beach. You can stay in luxurious accommodation or a small private boutique, which is perfect for newlyweds.
Costa Rica holidays are one of a kind and are becoming hugely popular, with this tiny nation attracting 1.5 million visitors every year.