Costa Rica Travel Guide

Welcome to the Costa Rica Travel Guide! Have a cup of coffee. We’ve created your virtual best friend – an insider’s guide full of practical information for Costa Rica travel as well as plenty of interesting details about this amazing country. With more than 15 years in the industry and dozens of local experts on staff, we’ve seen and heard it all. And now, we’ve compiled the answers to your burning questions into one, easy-to-navigate guide. So grab that cup of coffee, sit back and dig in. Soon you’ll have the how out of the way, so you can start planning the where, the what, and all that other good stuff.

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  • About Costa Rica

    About Costa Rica

    Boasting both a rich past and present and often dubbed "The Happiest Country in the World", Costa Rica is full of delights that will never cease to surprise and impress those who travel here. Learn all about this small, proud nation.

  • Destinations

    Destinations

    Travel to Costa Rica and one thing that will always amaze you is the sheer diversity of landscapes and environments. From Cloud Forests and mountain peaks to Volcanoes and pristine beaches, there is something for everyone.

  • Around Costa Rica

    Around Costa Rica

    Travel around Costa Rica can be surprisingly swift and easy. Wake up in a vibrant metropolis, spend the day on a beach and then fall asleep to the sounds of nature in a jungle paradise, it is all possible.

  • Things to Do

    Things to Do

    Costa Rica boasts a vast smorgasbord of things to do, promising lots of somethings for everyone. Come to surf, sightsee or to spot an endangered animal in the wild, Costa Rica will fulfill your expectations.

  • Travel Tips

    Travel Tips

    Get all the best tips for travel to Costa Rica from the people who know. From airlines and airports to things to bring and what not to do when you are here. This guide is indispensable.

  • Nature

    Nature

    Costa Rica is home to 5% of the world's known biodiversity with over 500,000 species of animals. If you like nature then you are going to love it here, protected forests allow you to experience their environment.

  • Maps

    Maps

    North, south, east and west – we have the maps you need to get from Point A to Point B. We’ve outlined the country’s top destinations and highlighted our favorite sights, sounds and eats in each.

  • Photos & Videos

    Photos & Videos

    They say that Costa Rica’s photo ops are picture-perfect, and they’re not lying – we have the proof! Our travel experts have journeyed far and wide, both to popular destinations and the most secluded corners of the country, to snap...