La Fortuna should not be missed on a visit to Costa Rica- a gorgeous waterfall, hot springs and a volcano, plus some of the country’s most beautiful scenery!
Montezuma is easily one of Costa Rica’s most beautiful beaches, but my love affair effectively ended after spending three days there in February 2011. The Damn the Man attitude has been cast aside by the hippies who grew up, got jobs, and put Montezuma on the tourist map.
After our first sloth encounter in Monteverde, Costa Rica, we were fascinated by these funny-looking creatures and decided to pop into the brand new sloth sanctuary for a visit to learn more about these creepy-cute Costa Rican animals.
Seeing a turtle arribada, the mass nesting phenomenon of the olive ridley sea turtles, in Ostional, a small beach in Costa Rica, was an unforgettable experience!
Costa Rica is the gem in Central America’s tourism crown: lush, green jungles, wild animals, breathtaking beaches and a well-developed infrastructure make a trip to Costa Rica as easy as it can be adventurous, suitable for many different types of visitors. The level of development, however, has also raised prices on goods and services, hotel rates and transportation to a level that most budget travelers (falsely) believe to be out of their range.
These thirty three things are just a start – there were so many positive aspects of our time in Costa Rica, we could easily list thirty three more! Feel free to share your favs here, too!
“EEEeee! This is just like Eat Pray Love!” Jaime squealed as we pedaled away from the bike rental shop on our shiny bikes to explore the Caribbean beaches of the Costa Rican coast. What we discovered were some of the most laid-back, beautiful beaches in Central America.
Costa Rica’s currency got a facelift last year! Check out the new colorful banknotes featuring some of the country’s most popular animals and ecosystems!