Costa Rica

Costa Rica Overview

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Costa Rica is known not only for its beaches, but also its lush rainforests and volcanoes. Did you know that there are six active volcanoes in Costa Rica?  As a vacation destination, there’s a little something for everyone in Costa Rica. It offers spectacular scenery, quaint marketplaces, tasty cuisine, and friendly locals. Pura vida is a Costa Rican phrase that means “plenty of life” which describes the rich zest for living that is the mantra of its inhabitants. Costa Rica is a joy to visit whether you’re looking for action or relaxation.

All Inclusive Resorts

For those who are intent on relaxing, there are many all Inclusive resorts scattered along the Costa Rican coastline. You can enjoy the pool or the beach without ever leaving the comfort of your resort. Different activities are typically offered throughout the day and activity advisors can help you book fun excursions. There’s also entertainment scheduled for guests at night.

Resorts typically offer an abundance of food options for guests to enjoy. Fresh fruits and local snacks like ceviche and arepas are available throughout the day at all inclusive resorts. You can also leave your resort and head into town for even more authentic fare like casado, which is your choice of chicken, pork, fish or steak sautéed with fresh vegetables and rice.

Sightseeing and Exploring

More adventurous types can explore the rain forests of Costa Rica on a hike or nature tour. There you will encounter various types of wildlife, including spider monkeys and quetzal birds. Zip lining above Monteverde’s Cloud Rain Forest is not to be missed, and a hike to Arenal Volcano can also prove to be very interesting, as it is one of the world’s most active volcanoes.

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Those with an interest in agriculture will find a coffee tour of a working plantation and roastery fascinating. Learn how coffee is grown, harvested and roasted and enjoy an exquisite cup of the tasty beverage at the end of the tour. You may also enjoy a volcanic hot springs tour. It’s a great way to immerse yourself in Costa Rica’s natural beauty, while also enjoying some down time.

How Precise Travel Can Help You Decide

At Precise Travel we can help you decide exactly which areas you want to focus on for your Costa Rican vacation. With so many options for different activities, it can sometimes be hard to know where to stay and what to do.

Our Costa Rica specialist find that most travelers want to experience the beaches as well as the rain forests.  Transportation between locations and the selection of resorts can separate the great experience from the mundane vacation.  Let us help guide you to your best choice by calling 800-743-2321 or completing our Contact Form.

 

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