Costa Rica has so many reasons for people from all over the world to visit. It has topped many lists created by some top magazines in the travel industry. It was named the happiest country in the world by the Happy Planet Index, one of the top destinations to visit in 2021 by Bloomberg, and it was #1 on Conde Nast’s list of the 40 most beautiful countries in the World!
Their article mentions the Pura Vida atmosphere and mindset that you are sure to see as soon as you step foot in paradise. This country is filled with misty waterfalls, deserted beaches, volcanos, and protected rainforests to explore untouched thanks to a quarter of Costa Rica is under some form of environmental protection.
They also say, “Cocos Island National Park, the only island in the eastern Pacific with a rainforest, is a world-class diving destination replete with hammerhead sharks, giant manta rays, sea turtles, and dolphins. La Amistad National Park is another uniquely diverse site, with cloud forests, glacial valleys, and a rare tropical alpine grassland. It’s also home to Cerro Chirripó, the highest mountain in Costa Rica.” These are just a few highlights.
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