Tipical costarican food

Food and Drinks

Food and Drinks: Unlike other Latin American countries, Costa Rican food is not spicy or hot. There is a large variety of hot sauces available to add to your meal which allow for individual preferences. The most popular side dish is rice and beans (arroz y frijoles); together with meat, salad and plantains this makes up…

Clothes

Clothes: San José is an informal and casual city; you can wear jeans, and comfortable walking shoes almost everywhere. Formal attire is only used on special occasions, like in business travels, and exclusive dinners or concerts. The highland areas (Monteverde, Savegre Valley) can be cold, and a sweater is recommended. If you are traveling to…

Weather

Costa Rica benefits from a perfect tropical, never-ending-spring climate. The average temperature is 70°F (around 21°C) in the highlands. Lowland temperatures range from the high 70’s to the low 90’s (21 to 28°C). The rainy season goes from May to November, whilst the dry season lasts from December to April. However, consider that even during…

History

Costa Rica is one of the oldest democracies in the Americas. Since the civil war of 1948, the country has no standing army; in fact, the Constitution expressly forbids it. During the last 50 years Costa Rica has established a well-developed conservation system, not only nature wise, but also regarding its social and cultural wealth.…

Tortuguero Canals View

Geography

Costa Rica is situated in Central America just 10 degrees north of the Equator. The country comprises a population of 4 million ¨Ticos¨ (local name for Costa Ricans) and a landmass of 20,000 sq miles (51,000 sq km). It is a rugged land with mountains, green valleys, active volcanoes, tropical lowlands, lakes, rivers and beautiful…

Flamingo Beach Resort

Hotel DescriptionHighlights of the hotel Amenities & ServicesAbout the roomsMap Guancaste is an enchanting paradise. Discover the gorgeous setting of Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa, the only hotel and resort located right on Costa Rica’s beautiful Playa Flamingo, one of the most eco-friendly beaches in Costa Rica. They offer friendly and welcoming services and modern amenities to their guests,…

Poas Volcano Crater

Poas Volcano

Distance from San José 215kms/133miles from San José (around a 3.15 hours drive) 132kms/82miles from Liberia (around a 2 hour drive). Great for: Relaxation (Abundance of spas and Hot Springs) Adventure (Rafting, Canopy Tours, Hikes, Canyoning, etc.) About ArenalMost strikingMapWeather Located in the northern part of the Alajuela province, close to the Nicaraguan border, the…

San José

Distance from San José 20 Km from the International Airport. Great for: To start and finish the trip. Business People. One day tours. From San José actually you can do several different tours in volcanoes, rainforest, adventure, etc. About San JoséMost strikingMapWeather San Jose City is home to dense culture and history, wonderful architecture, lively…