Untouched beaches, hidden coves and tropical forest

Costa Rica is a naturalist’s paradise with a spectacular range of plants and colourful birdlife, set between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Head to the sun-drenched northern Pacific coastline and witness beautiful untouched beaches, hidden coves, tropical forest and abundance of marine life including giant leatherback turtles. Choose to stay on the Caribbean coastline and you’ll experience a sense of exclusivity with a string of luxury hotels.

Good to know

Time difference:

GMT -6 hours

Capital:

San José

Currency:

Colon

Flying time to destination:

16 hours

More facts

When to visit

Jan

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

Feb

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

Mar

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

Apr

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

May

Recommended

Good time to escape

Jun

Recommended

Good time to escape

Jul

Could be Recommended

might be time to escape

Aug

Could be Recommended

might be time to escape

Sep

Could be Recommended

might be time to escape

Oct

Could be Recommended

might be time to escape

Nov

Recommended

Good time to escape

Dec

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

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