Costa Rica Travel Tips

By on August 18, 2015

The National parks of Costa Rica are a pleasurable sight and this adds to its fame. The Government of Costa Rica has demarcated 30% of the country as a protected area.   This has helped in growing ecotourism. The attractive natural scenic spots, microclimates and the rich flora life and fauna life have helped in attracting maximum number of tourists every year.   Nature lovers would love this place for the raw wilderness it has still managed to maintain. There are other outdoor activities like whitewater rafting and surfing for adventure freaks.

Hotels & Restaurants

There are budget accommodations as well as lavish hotels, depending on the money you are ready to shell. Most of the hotel owners speak English, because of the tourist population. There are some very extravagant hotels which are situated very close to the airport. Some simple lodges are also located near to the wilderness. Cheap Cabinas as they are referred to are seen everywhere. The bigger hotels have many facilities like swimming pool, pubs and entertainment clubs.

Costa Rica Travel Tips

Things worth seeing and places worth visiting

San Jose has many parks; some of them include Parque Morazan, Parque Central and Parque Nacional.   The Parque Nacional is a park which is well known for the famous national monument and many other famous statues.

Some very beautiful tropical birds can be seen in Costa Rica. If you want to try out white water rafting, then the best rivers where you could try them out are the Pacuare and the Reventazon. The months from May till November are the best period when you should try out white water rafting.

Lake Arenal is the place for Windsurfing and it can be enjoyed best during the months from April to December.

Adventure lovers and nature trek lovers can do a nature tour in locations like National Park of Rincon De la Vieja.

You could get the best blend of both modern as well as traditional Spanish architectures at San Jose. The Teatro Nacional, Cathedral Metropolitana are some other places worth visiting.

Cartago town was established in the year 1563. The Basilica is worth visiting and it is the most attractive architectural gem. The colonial church is the oldest church in Costa Rica. There are also some very historic buildings in Cartago which were destroyed by earthquakes.

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