Costa Rica Holidays

Colombia lies in the northwest region of South America. Until a few years ago, it was one of the most inaccessible countries of this continent but now, it has turned into a tourist hotspot. This was a destiny it had always headed for; a land so beautiful could not be ignored for long. Sparkling beaches, historical sites, Andean peaks- you will get these and more when you holiday in this country flanked by two of the largest oceans in the world.

Famous Colombia Holidays Attraction

Colombia has many attractions for visitors. Some of the major spots are listed as below:

Costa Rica is a country for every type of tourist. History buffs are as likely to favor this land as the lovers of water sports. Beaches, waterfalls, rainforests, historical monuments and wildlife sanctuaries abound in this land. Political stability and high standard of living also make this place ideal for all holidays.

Famous Costa Rica Holidays Attractions

A holiday in Costa Rica can help you gain a rich experience. Below are some of the places which should not be missed while you are here:

San Jose- This is the capital city. Here, you will have the opportunity to visit a number of parks, museums, volcanoes and beaches. The Buitterfly Farm, the  Lankester Gardens, Museo de Oro Banco Central (Gold Museum), Zoo Ave, Parque Zoological Simon Bolivar and the Museo de Arte Costarricense (Costa Rica Art Museum) are sites which you can visit.

Guanacaste- Arenal in Guanacaste is famous for its volcanoes and Lake Arenal, where you can enjoy water sports. Guanacaste National Park, Rincon de la Vieja National Park and Cowboy Museum are other attractions.

Limon- Limon is famous for its canals. Tortuguero National Park and Kekoldi Indigenous Reserve are also noted sites.

Jaco- Nauyaca Waterfalls, Playa Jaco Beach, Carara Biological Reserve and Manuel Antonio Natural Park are the hotspots of Jaco.

Top Costa Rica Holidays Beaches and Hotels

Costa Rica’s beaches are among the highest ranked in the world. Famous among them are Playa Dominical, Manuel Antonio, Montezuma, Tortuguero and Tambor. The beaches of this land are not only made for sun-bathing and water sports. Some of them also form a part of wildlife sanctuaries.

Hotels of every kind may be found in this country- for example, beach hotel, spa hotels, 5 Star hotels, luxury hotels and also cheap hotels. Top among the high-end hotels are Paradisius Playa Conchal, Hilton Papagayo, Los Suenoa Marriot, Punta Islita Resort and Gaia Hotel.

Shopping Places for Costa Rica Holidays Traveler

In Costa Rica, you can shop for a number of things. Ceramics, glassware, crafts, jewelry, leather rocking chairs (which can be dismantled) and wooden articles make the best buy.

However, the market has expanded considerably. For souvenirs, you may buy Havana cigars, pearls, personalized accessories, handicrafts made of banana paper and many products of local arts and crafts.

La Fortuna, Sarchi, Montezuma and Quebos are places where souvenir shopping may be conducted. The main items consist of local crafts. In San Jose, you will also find plenty of shops selling local made products- Intricate Woodworks, Silver and Gold, The Farmer’s Market, The Mercado Central and Handmade Guzman Guitars since 1883 are some of the shops which are frequented by travelers.

Costa Rica may be one of the smallest countries in South America, but it can offer as much fun and excitement as any. That is why it is one of the tourist hotspots of the world.