A Gaze to the Beauty of Rich Coast – Costa Rica
Costa Rica is not the world’s biggest country, but is dubbed as the world’s happiest country. In 1502 Christopher Columbus named the country as “rich coast” and indeed it is. It may look small but Costa Rica has hidden, mysterious cloud forests, quiet beaches, green landscapes, red volcanic flames and extraordinary wildlife.
The country has about five percent of the world’s biodiversity, 200 volcanic formations, 800 miles of coastline and numerous national parks that are remarkable and historical. The country has earned its name as “the world’s happiest country” because of the abundant natural beauty and great experience that has to offer to the visitors, tourists and local residents.
What to see
The Country has a lot of beautiful beaches of the Caribbean Coastline to Pacific that offers swimming, relaxation and some are best for surfing.
Some of top beaches are the Playa Real, Playa San Juanillo, Playa Rajada and Playa Avellanas and a lot more secretive shores that have dramatic sunset, pristine white sand and surf perfect waves.
For travelers, going to Costa Rica also means taking a tour to see its rich wildlife and rainforest.
Tourist can watch the world’s rarest Neotropical animals that can easily be spotted with a pair of binoculars.
Some of it are the Scarlet Macaw, Squirrel Monkey, Leatherback Sea Turtle, Jaguar and Baird’s Tapir.
Costa Rica is a rainforest, Central American country, located between Nicaragua and Panama. Its boarders are the coastlines on the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean.
The Capital city is San Jose, located in central Costa Rica called the Meseta Central.
Costa Rica itself has an average temperature of 70 to 81 F (21 to 27 C). Due to its proximity to the equator, it has no real summer or winter.
It has two seasons; the Rainy season from May to November and the Dry season from December-April. Average rainfall in Costa Rica is around 100 inches a year, but some areas in Costa Rica’s mountains can get 25 feet of rainfall annually.
However, it doesn’t rain all the time during the Green (or Rainy) season, but this is the best and more affordable time to travel.
Visitors to Costa Rica enter through its capital city San Jose.
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