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Many tourists visiting Costa Rica decide to stay in the capital of San Jose. Not only does this thriving urban center have a wealth of things to see and do, its central location makes it an ideal starting point for hiking expeditions in Costa Rica's northern inland region. Follow me and let's explore the best hiking trails in this beautiful part of the country! ...[More]
When I'm out and about, traveling through Costa Rica's rainforests with my brothers and sisters, there are few areas we like to explore as much as the Caribbean Coast, and we often see tourists making their way through the jungle on their own adventures. This area is one of the most biologically diverse in the whole country, thanks to its miles of sandy beaches, tropical forests and mangrove swamps. Come with me to discover the best places to go hiking on the Caribbean Coast! [More]
It's no secret that Costa Rica has some of the best hiking trails in the world. With unparalleled natural beauty and a stunning variety of exotic plants and animals, a hiking tour in Costa Rica is a real adventure. If you're planning a hiking vacation in Costa Rica, you'll definitely want to check out the trails of the Nicoya Peninsula.[More]
There's no better way to experience the incredible beauty of Costa Rica than a rugged hike through the jungle. When I'm out exploring, I often see groups of tourists wandering through the rainforest, and you should see the looks on their faces! With so much exotic wildlife to meet on your travels, a hike through Costa Rica is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. For some of the best hiking trails in the country, you should head to the Osa Peninsula. Let's see where you can go during your unforgettable jungle hikes![More]
Some visitors come to Costa Rica to enjoy its stunning views, sandy beaches and lush tropical rainforests. Some, however, come here to explore the sprawling underground caverns and caves. As a tree frog, I don't quite dare go into them myself - it's too dark and scary! If you're the adventurous type, though, exploring Costa Rica's caves on a spelunking vacation could be a real adrenaline rush. Let's explore the caves together! Just don't leave me alone, okay?[More]
Sometimes, during my adventures through the Costa Rican rainforest, I come across some of the mighty rivers that wind through this tropical paradise. I often see adventurous tourists tackle these waterways in inflatable rafts! I'm not sure I'd have the courage to try it, but it sure looks fun! Let's find out more about white water rafting in Costa Rica![More]
Costa Rica is quite literally a tropical paradise, with much for visitors to see and do. Although some people choose to rent a car during their vacation, many tourists opt to see the sights by bus. Not only is taking a tourist bus a great way for visitors to save a few bucks, it's also an ideal opportunity for travelers to get to know the real Costa Rica and meet the locals. Let's explore how you can get around by bus![More]
Thousands of tourists visit Costa Rica every year to see the spectacular rainforests, idyllic beaches and bustling cities of this Central American paradise. Many of the visitors choose to rent cars while they're here to set off on their own adventures through this amazing country. If you're thinking about renting a car and hitting the open road, follow these tips to navigate Costa Rica's roads like a local![More]
A vacation in Costa Rica can be the getaway of a lifetime. With so much to see and do, tourists will want to make the most of their time and see everything that this amazing country has to offer. The best way to get around quickly is by taking a quick flight. Keep reading to get the lowdown on Costa Rica's domestic airlines and travel with confidence! Costa Rica has two major domestic air travel companies, Nature Air and Sansa Airlines. Both operators are reliable and affordable. Nature Air is the world's first 100 percent carbon-neutral airline, which is great news for travelers who care about the environment! Sansa Airlines was voted the best Central American and Caribbean airline for two consecutive years by the Skytrax awards, meaning that tourists who want to get around Costa Rica can rest assured that their flight experience will be a pleasant one![More]
Boasting miles of stunning coastline on both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, Costa Rica is the ideal place for tourists to discover incredible underwater worlds on a scuba diving vacation.[More]
Costa Rica isn't all rainforests and sandy beaches. The capital of San José is one of the country's cultural hubs, and thousands of visitors come here every year to learn more about Costa Rica and its fascinating heritage. Some people take taxis everywhere, but tourists who want to experience the real Costa Rica - and save some money in the process - may want to take the bus to see the sights of this remarkable country.[More]
Every year, thousands of people flock to Costa Rica to see its incredible stretches of beach, lush jungles and rainforests, and majestic mountain ranges. But what are the people like? Come with me and let's find out! Costa Ricans are often referred to as Ticos, a word derived from hermanticos, which means little brothers. This sums up the essence of the Costa Rican people really well, as they value family, community and togetherness.[More]
Sometimes I come across one of Costa Rica's impressive volcanoes when I'm traveling through the rainforest. These mighty mountains attract tourists from all over the world, who come to see them spew hot ash into the sky. Many of these volcanoes are relatively young, geologically speaking, but that doesn't diminish the spectacle of watching them erupt! Costa Rica is located in the Pacific Ring of Fire. This area spans several continents and features more than 450 active volcanoes! For a relatively small country, Costa Rica has three main areas of volcanic activity - Guanacaste, the Central Volcanic Range and the Talamanca region. Ricon de la Vieja, Orosi, Miravalles, Tenorio and Arenal volcanoes are located in Guanacaste,  Poas, Barva, Irazu and Turrialba volcanoes are found in the central region, and the Talamanca range has one active volcano, El Viejo.[More]
Hi, and welcome to the Go Visit Costa Rica blog! My name's Javi, and I'm a tree frog! I live in the rainforest with my brothers and sisters, and I'll be telling you all sorts of fun and interesting facts about all the amazing things to see and do here.

Costa Rica is a very small country, located in Central America. Nicaragua borders us to the north, and Panama to the south. Even though Costa Rica is pretty tiny compared to some countries, as much as 5 percent of the entire world's biodiversity is found here! Visitors spending time here can see some incredible animals and plant life they just won't see anywhere else...[More]