Costa Rica is yet another county in Central America that offers many different attractions. It was not colonised until 1563 because of many factors. The hot climate, the warm and humid climate, the swarms of mosquitoes that were causing different diseases than in Europe. After that it stayed as a Spanish colony until 1821 when it became independent country in Central America. At first poor, Costa Rica started growing in economical ways so fast. Because of the unique nature, Costa Rica mainly developed the tourism which today is on a high level.
The main attractions in Costa Rica are the coasts and beaches. Being on two different oceans, Atlantic to the east and Pacific to the west, offers many different type of beaches. There you can swim in the beautiful ocean waters, go snorkeling, diving, do many water spars etc. Getting inside the land, the rainforests offers something unique. Different types of trees and plants are making this country one of a kind. There are also volcanos that are supplementing the landscapes.
Forest Peak, Costa Rica
The wildlife is so much diverse, as expected because of the location and the climate. There are thousands of different animals, birds, primates, reptiles, insects and others.
You can get to Costa Rica by many different types. By plane, by car or bus or by boat.
Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna
Poás Volcano National Park
Image by dotpitch via Flickr
If you ever go to Costa Rica be sure to visit the amazing volcanos and do a Canopy Tour to explore the country in depts. You will be amazed how beautiful are the rainforests and all that wildlife in them.
Puerto Quepos, Puntarenas
Costa Rica Surfers