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Why Vacation in Costa Rica?
ss_1137091799ManuelAntonio480x320.jpgWhy vacation in Costa Rica? It’s not a question people ask after they’ve visited one of Central America’s most beautiful countries. From the nation’s amazing natural parks to its beautiful beaches, Costa Rica is a nature lover’s paradise, filled with plenty of opportunities for birdwatching, hiking, fishing, and adventure. Here’s a few of the reasons why you should vacation in Costa Rica.
The Remote Beauty of the Osa Peninsula
Costa Rica has beautiful natural parks, filled with a dizzying number of birds, lizards, snakes, butterflies, and mammals. Perhaps the most beautiful of these parks is the remote Corcovado National Park, where you can hike into one of the most biologically diverse areas on the planet. At Corcovado howler monkeys forage and play in the trees above you, silky anteaters amble through the underbrush and the haunting cough of the jaguar echoes in the distance.

crocodile-bay-pool-5321-480x320.jpgFantastic Resorts
Want a vacation where your every need is attended to? Costa Rica is known for its resorts, many of them located either close to natural parks or along the nation’s Pacific and Caribbean coastlines. Featuring fine dining and a host of activities, a Costa Rica resort is a vacation all by itself!
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If you prefer to fill your vacation with excitement, Costa Rica has you covered. Zipline through the Miramar forest canopy, go rock-climbing, white water raft in Arenal Volcano National Park, or grab your surfboard and head for the remote surf breaks of Matapalo and Pavones.

SportFishing - Marlin425x275.JPGFish for the Giants
With access to both the Pacific and the Caribbean, Costa Rica has plenty of fishing thrills, including pacific marlin and feisty Caribbean tarpon. Inland, you can challenge massive alligator gar or take a boar out onto Lake Arenal and cast your line out for guapote cichlids.
Costa Rica’s national motto is “pura vida,” which loosely translated means “enjoy life.” It’s a motto that’s easy to love in this land of pristine beaches, tropical jungle, and cloud-capped mountains.

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