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Costa Rica extends majestically from the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea with a width distance of barely 200 miles. Its land portion occupies only 20 thousand square miles. The variations in landscape and climate from province to province are truly amazing. Costa Rica is one of most highly valued tourism destinations on this planet. This small piece of land has all the necessary components to intrigue and continually satisfy the millions who visit each year. Costa Rica has extensive tourism offerings, including rainforests, volcanoes, rivers traveling through the mountains, beaches, national parks and forest reserves.
The distance between the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea is 200 miles.
The diversity of landscapes and microclimates that can be enjoyed in one day make this country a paradise destination.
In our territory travelers can find: sun and beaches, adventure, nature and culture – all necessary components to satisfy the demands of thousands of tourists who encounter an ideal vacation in Costa Rica, which combines nature and the warmth of its honorable and hard-working people.
In addition to its personal warmth and cultural traditions, this destination is internationally recognized for its nature, possessing about 5% of the world's biodiversity.
Costa Rica, which pioneered the concept of ecotourism, has become one of the most visited destinations in Central America by adventure lovers, thanks to its beautiful and intense natural landscapes.
Mountains, valleys, volcanoes, beaches, lakes, caves, forests, national parks, natural springs, hot springs, and countless species of flora and fauna are just some of the natural options available for tourists to enjoy during visits.
Twenty-six percent of the national territory is protected, and because of its abundance of wildlife, the National System of Conservation Areas protects wilderness areas and national parks across the country with the aim of preserving its natural resources, sources of life and tourism attractions.