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Costa Rica: a spectacular landscape
nestled between two continents and two oceans. A world where thick,
tropical jungles rub shoulders with white, sandy beaches. Your dream
vacation, of course – but how much do you know about planning? The
beauty of Costa Rica is dramatic and very special, but any travel to
Central America will involve more than just a bit of foresight. This
article tells you how to plan the perfect vacation and where you should
be headed to in Costa Rica.
Keep in mind how to keep stress
levels to a minimum. This is your escape! Make sure that the company
you choose has on the ground experience of life in Costa Rica. It is
worth every penny if they have offices here in the country. Check whether
guides are able to speak English, as if it is not specified, they will
probably only speak Spanish.
Consider an airport pickup
as a truly valuable investment. Arriving for the first time to Central
America can be a nerve-wracking experience for the non-Spanish speaker,
although rest assured that the San José airport does have English speaking
staff. The best travel companies will offer airport transportation as
Be assured that your company
knows their product. Ask the representatives if they have visited the
hotels that they select for you, and are truly qualified to be giving
you their recommendations. Many Latin American hotels might have top-notch
photographic staff on site, meaning that your hotel room might not be
quite like the picture.
It is very important to have
representatives available to you when you are here in the country. However
well planned a vacation can be, problems do arise and help needs to
be just a phone call away. If you are provided with an emergency phone
number, check which hours staff are on call and able to assist you.
All of that taken into account,
here are five top back-to-nature experiences in Costa Rica!