Costa Rica Information
A year round destination! Ideal for nature lovers, eco-tourism, soft adventure and pristine beaches!!
Entry Requirements: US Citizens, Canadians & Europeans need a valid passport
Area: 20,000 square miles
Climate : 72 ºF Average Year Round
May – October – Green Season
Nov – April – Dry Season
Elevation: Max 12,532 Ft from sea level
Location: 10ºN at line of Equator
Population: 4,907,742 inhabitants (Europeans, Chinese, Afrojamaican, US and Canadian Citizens)
Taxes and Tips: Hotels charge 13% sales tax. A 10% service is added in restaurants.
25% of land : NATIONAL PARKS & PROTECTED AREAS
No Army: money goes to education & health care
Spanish is the official language, English compulsory
Literacy Rate 97%
Safe Tap Water
No malaria, Yellow Fever
Insect Repellents: much use in Tortuguero and Limon
6% of World´s Bio-diversity
Over 700 miles of coast in two oceans
Juan Santamaría International Airport. Five to Twenty minutes drive to hotels.
Airlines: AMERICAN AIRLINES, CONTINENTAL AIRLINES, DELTA AIRLINES, TACA, UNITED AIRLINES, MEXICANA, IBERIA, AIR CANADA.
Liberia Airport (Guanacaste) Charter Flights Scheduled Flights.
Airlines: AMERICAN AIRLINES, CONTINENTAL AIRLINES, DELTA AIRLINES.