Costa Rica

FAQ s about Costa Rica

The small and charming country is perhaps the most diverse per square kilometer.

Costa Rica is a small country located in Centralamerica, between Nicaragua to the North and Panama to the South. It has become famous for eliminating the army 50 years ago, and also for being one of the countries with the greatest bio diversity, conserving up to a 5 % of the species of the world in such as tiny area. It is also one of the few countries that has both acces to the Caribbean ( Atlantic Ocean ) and the Pacific Ocean.


Costa Rica also offers the visitor a wide variety of ecosystems, landscapes, climatic regions and landscapes, from tropical rainforests, humid pre montane forests, cloud forests, paramo, tropical dry forests, wetlands, mangrove forests, arid plains and a high mountain range that splits the country in two regions, the Caribbean region that is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean ( Caribbean Sea ) and the Pacific Region, that is bordered by the mighty Pacific Ocean.


One of the highlights for tourists is the fact that you can visit all the regions in a matter of 15 days, or drive from the Caribbean to the Pacific in a matter of 6 hours, or go from the tropical lowlands to the misty cloud forests in less than 2 hours., All this makes Costa Rica a premier destinations for eco tourists and people who are interested in nature and wildlife, both flora and fauna.

Fauna Drake

Top places to visit

Whales and dolphins

During some months of the year, several humpback whales come to the Osa from South America and also from North America.

Sirena Corcovado
Sirena Ranger Station

The most remote ranger station can only be visited traveling by boat from Drkae Bay, or by foot crossing the entire park.

San Pedrillo
San Pedrillo Ranger Station

The northernmost entrance to Corcovado is the most visited entry point. Fauna and flora has increased over the passt few years.