This is Why Costa Rica Needs to Be Your Next Vacation Destination
Tourists get a wide variety of options in terms of ecosystem, climate, terrain, wildlife, scenery, proximity to urban centers, and more. It’s safe to say that most visitors to this Central American environmental oasis spend some time in at least one national park.[slideshow:103448]
More than 25 percent of Costa Rica’s total territory is contained in national parks and other conservation areas, protecting the country’s diverse wildlife and preserving the nation’s ecological heritage.
Currently, 25 national parks, 58 wildlife refuges, 15 wetlands and mangrove reserves, 11 forest reserves, 8 biological reserves, and other protected areas comprise 169 total parks and 3,223,010 acres (1,304,306 hectares).
Costa Rica has year-round warm temperatures. It is wise to consider traveling during the months from December to May during the dry season. It’s nice and sunny with little showers.
If you’re a thrill-seeker, Costa Rica is definitely the place for you.