Costa Rica

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Slip into "Tico Time"

Put away all the stresses of your everyday life; it's time to discover a world where time runs a little differently. This small country is sure to recharge your batteries. Uncover hidden Mayan ruins obscured by rainforest, a natural environment rich in biodiversity, and towns steeped in ancient traditions. 

Sunshine chasers will feel right at home, with over 1,200kms of coastline on both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts. Surf, dive, snorkel, walk or simply soak up some rays on the sand and feel your troubles melt away. Costa Rica is also the perfect wellness destination. Its people typically live longer than those elsewhere in the world, and when you're here you'll understand why: things are more laidback and relaxed. Treat yourself to some relaxation with a spa treatment and sample some of the country's sustainably produced cuisine. 

When you're feeling up for some adventure, there are volcanoes, rainforests, rivers and waterfalls to be explored. Immerse yourself in the traditions and culture of Costa Rica's diverse inhabitants, from the indigenous peoples to those descended from African, Jewish, Italian, Lebanese  and Chinese immigrants. 

There's a lot to see and do here, but it's best explored at a leisurely pace. Let our expert travel consultants do the heavy lifting for you - they can arrange your flights, accommodation, itinerary and all the logistics, while you can focus on enjoying a well-deserved escape to this paradise on earth.

Things you should know about Costa Rica

While this little country takes up only 0.03% of the world's land, it contributes nearly 5% of the world's biodiversity. 

Costa Rica is one of the most eco-friendly countries in the world and is a global leader in renewable electricity generation.

Costa Rican women typically don't take their husbands' names upon marriage. Children are given two surnames, their father's last name followed by their mother's maiden name.

Tips and advice from our travel advisors

Although Costa Rica is a small country, it takes longer than you think to get around, so allow plenty of time,
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There are 28 national parks in Costa Rica, covering some 28% of its land. It's a paradise for wildlife lovers and takes conservation seriously.
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The official currency of is the Costa Rican colon although US$ are widely accepted throughout the country.
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