It's no surprise to us that Costa Rica is the best place to visit! It has made the Lonely Planet list of Best in Travel 2020. It is one of the top ten countries you should visit this coming year!
What makes Costa Rica the Best Place to Visit?
Costa Rica is a country teeming with wildlife to see, activities to do, and information to learn! The nation leads the world on environmental issues and sustainable living. It is also well known as a tourist-friendly place to visit! Because of these things and more, Costa Rica is number 6 on Lonely Planet's Top 10 list! LP specifically recognizes us among "the best destinations, journeys, and sustainable travel experiences for the year ahead." That pretty much sums up how we feel about Costa Rica - and not just for the year ahead! It is hands down one of the best places to visit in the whole world!
Sustainable Tourism in Costa Rica
Sustainable tourism is one of, if not THE, largest industry in Costa Rica. Both private businesses and the federal government support the green movement. Costa Rica aims to become the first carbon neutral nation in the world. They encourage the use of renewable resources (over 90% of the nation's energy production). Additionally, the government shows appreciation for the existing natural resources of the country. Over 25% of Costa Rican land is designated as protected from development.
Costa Rica is one of the Happiest Countries on Earth
You are probably already motivated to visit because of the natural beauty and environmentalism. If you still need more reasons to visit, Costa Rica is consistently ranked as one of the top happiest countries in the world! Maybe THAT will convince you to come and meet these happy people and find out what makes them so happy!
Costa Rica has it all
To start, if you're interested in activities, we have anything you could ask for (except snow-sports)! From ocean activities like surf lessons or stand up paddling to mountain sports and ziplining through the treetops, we have the full range covered!
There is plenty to see and do, even though the country is physically smaller than most. The variety on offer is another reason it is the best place to visit!
In the end, even if you want to be far away from people, you are welcome to come and escape it all! You have lots of choices for where to visit. We have exotic rainforests, fascinating dry forests, exhilarating mountains, active volcanoes, and the world-famous beaches of prestige that give Costa Rica its name. Costa Rica means "rich coast." In summary, Costa Rica has it all!
Come see why Costa Rica is the best place to visit!
Ultimately, we don't think you should take our word for it. Instead, we suggest you listen to Lonely Planet! An even better idea is that you don't listen to anyone. Instead, come see Costa Rica for yourself that it's the best place to visit!