Costa Rica Travel Guides

Super useful and totally free travel guides to Costa Rica

Best of Costa Rica

🏙️ Costa Rica Destinations

View of surfers in Playa Tamarindo during sunset
Playa Tamarindo at sunset
  • Tamarindo Beach
  • Monteverde
  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Jacó
  • La Fortuna

👉 Read all of our places to visit in Costa Rica.

✨ Things to Do in Costa Rica

  • National Theater of Costa Rica
  • Tio Leo Coffee Tour
  • Tico Pod Art House & Gifts
  • Arenal Hanging Bridges
  • Pre-Columbian Gold Museum
View of the National Theater of Costa Rica at night
National Theater of Costa Rica (photo: Mihai-Bogdan Lazar / Shutterstock)

Costa Rica Travel Advice

🗓️ Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Costa Rica is generally between November and April, when the weather is drier.

⚠️ Safety

Costa Rica is a safe place to travel. As with any destination, practice common-sense safety measures to stay safe in Costa Rica.

🤓 Facts & Info

  • Population – 5.1 million
  • Capital – San José
  • Currency – Costa Rican Colón ($1 = ~641.73 CRC)
  • Language – Spanish
  • Plugs – Type A and B, 120V/60Hz.

💵 Budgeting & Money

Credit cards are widely accepted, though some places operate on a cash-only basis.

📰 Costa Rica Travel Guides

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