Resorts in Costa Rica
Costa Rica is a stunning country situated in Central America. To its West is the Pacific Ocean and to its East the Caribbean Sea. Meaning 'Rich Coast' the country holds private beaches, rainforests and green mountains. The country is also famous for being an extremely sustainable country; being the only country to match the full five criteria for a sustainable environment. The country is one of the worlds most popular attractions to eco-toursists due to having so much biodiversity. It is said to hold around 6% of the whole worlds plants and animal species . The country is truly beautiful consisting of diverse landscape of mountains and tropical forests. The temperature is tropical all year round, which does, although count for a lot of much needed rain from time to time but being located between just 8 and 12 degrees north of the equator.
Places Of Interest
One of Costa Rica's funnest activities is 'canopy tour' a zip-like ride creating thrills and adventure as you feel adrenaline gliding through the rainforest on a zip wire. As Costa Rica played (and still does) a huge role in producing coffee and still counts for much of the Costa Rican economy... why not try a coffee tour at one of Costa Rica's many coffee production farms to find out where that daily coffee comes from and the history that comes with it. Surfing and wind surfing are also another popular activity as Costa Rican waves are world renowned. The beauty if Costa Rica has so much to offer for every person out there...Even volcano watching , nature cruises, wildlife spotting, safaris, white water beaches, nature walks, bird watching and stunning waterfalls all for you to take advantage of.
Costa Rican food is extremely flavoursome, colourful and fresh. Its main dishes rely on fresh produce and fresh sea food and locally grown fruit and vegetables. The dishes are often made up of black beans and rice served with other ingredients to add lots of flavour like sweetcorn, sweet peppers, potatoes and onions. A popular main is 'Casado', which is made up of a chosen white meat such as pork or fish, rice and fresh vegetables. Costa Rican mains are often serves with a Russian side salad which is created with beats, boiled eggs and mayonnaise.
British nationals do not require a visa to enter Costa Rica and can stay as visitors for up to three months. Passports should have a validity of more than six months from the date of entry; if a longer stay is required, or for employment, the Costa Rican Embassy should be contacted for advice.