Where is Costa Rica?
Costa Rica is a country in Central America bordered by Nicaragua to the north and Panama to the south/southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west and south and the Caribbean Sea to the east. Costa Rica is 10 degrees north of the equator.
What makes Costa Rica a unique destination?
Costa Rica has only 0.1% of the worlds land mass but it contains 5% of the world’s biodiversity which makes Costa Rica the country with the greatest density of species in the world. Over 25% of Costa Rica has been set aside in National Parks and reserves. There are more than 500,000 species of animals and over 800 bird species.
Thrill seekers can fly through forests on zip lines, peer into boiling volcanoes, surf oversized waves and dive with dolphins and whales – all in the course of a normal day.
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