Ranked as the world´s third most Ecological Nation, Costa Rica specializes in Adventurous Green Tourism.

While in Costa Rica, we will offer you an opportunity to visit a variety of mesmerizing tropical beaches that range from black volcanic sand to white-sea shell beaches both in the Caribbean and Pacific coastlines. Zip line through our clouds forests, rainforests, and dry forests. Be part of the Pacific Ring of Fire and visit one of our 7 volcanoes and their relaxing thermal hot springs and mud baths.

Costa Rica is the oldest democracy in Latin America and got its independence from Spain on September 15, 1821. Today we are home to 4.2 million people, our official language is Spanish, and our name means “Rich Coast”.

While it is only .03% of the world´s landmass, Costa Rica is home to 5% of the world´s biodiversity and is bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the south, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and the Caribbean Sea to the east.

Feel welcome to come in contact with our biodiversity, experience a wide range of touristic activities, adventure yourself into nature, and enjoy the hospitality and friendliness of the Costa Ricans.

For more information and traveling tips please visit:

Costa Rican Institute of Tourism

National Chamber of Tourism (CANATUR)

Costa Rica at a Glance