Costa Rica

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Costa Rica is a Central American country with the Pacific Ocean to its west and the Caribbean Sea to the east. It is one of the most bio-diverse places in the world. It is home to active volcanoes, rainforests, cloud forests, divine tropical beaches and plenty of exotic flora and fauna. It is undoubtedly a paradise for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. Wildlife spotting, especially when accompanied by an appropriate guide, can be very rewarding! Costa Rica is very popular with tourists from all over the world thanks to its political stability and well-developed eco-conscious tourism industry. You can expect a very touristy ambience here. Costa Rica is also a great destination for adventure lovers. Mountain biking is very popular and there are excellent biking routes around lakes, volcanoes, along the coast and in valleys. Rafting is another must do activity when in Costa Rica and it is available throughout the country. Costa Rica’s Pacific and Caribbean coastline boasts of stunning beaches and excellent surf.
 
The official currency is Colon. US Dollars are accepted in many places. ATMs are easily available throughout Costa Rica. Cards are widely accepted. Spanish is the official language of Costa Rica. English is widely spoken in all tourist areas. The best time to visit Costa Rica is between November to April. April to October is a good time for turtle spotting on the Caribbean coast.