Costa Rica is a rugged, rainforested Central American country with coastlines on the Caribbean and Pacific. Though its capital, San Jose, is home to cultural institutions like the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, Costa Rica is known for its beaches, volcanoes, and biodiversity. Roughly a quarter of its area is made up of protected jungle, teeming with wildlife including spider monkeys and quetzal birds.
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Reason to visit: Well over 99 percent of the coastal land of Costa Rica is protected by maritime zones. ... One can often walk along jungle lined beaches and spot wildlife such as monkeys, sloths, parrots and toucans in the trees that back them!
Tourists and locals are lucky to have these volcanoes surrounding them, not only because of their natural beauty but because of the hot springs created by their heat. Costa Rica is speckled by the most amazing hot rivers and hot springs that allow people to relax and reconnect with each other and with nature.
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Liberia is located in the northwest of Costa Rica, on the Guanacaste province, and has all the makings of a popular tourist spot: an international airport, a modern churches, an authentic colonial atmosphere, a rich history, and a central park.
While Liberia is mostly used as a waystation to move on to Guanacaste’s more developed surrounding cities and white sand beaches, the capital city isn’t a bad place to have a quick stay.
Authentic food in Costa Rica
The 9 Most Popular Foods in Costa Rica:
Gallo Pinto is a breakfast dish made of rice and beans (well that's no surprise!). Casado. The Casado is probably the most traditional dish in Costa Rican cuisine. Tamal. Arroz con Leche. Sopa Negra (Black Bean Soup) Olla de Carne. Chifrijo. Patacones.