Located in the middle of the Americas between the Pacific and Caribbean coasts, Costa Rica is blessed with an ideal climate all year round. Visitors will find endless beaches in an unspoiled environment of lush vegetation and abundant wildlife. Did you know, for example, that 5% of all plant and animal species known to this planet can be found in Costa Rica? And, to top it all, one of the most friendly and open-minded peoples, affectionately called "Ticos", are certain to make your stay a memorable one.
In this section we include things you'll need to know in order to enjoy this country even more.