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See the colours of Costa Rica

Explore a diverse landscape of fascinating terrain in Costa Rica. Bask on balmy beaches on the Caribbean or Pacific coastline, trek high mountain peaks and admire luscious rainforests. Watch out for the exotic wildlife of toucans, frogs and sloths – just to name a few.

Begin your experience in San José, when you book flights to Costa Rica. Immerse yourself in the weekend markets, where fresh organic coffee, chocolate, tropical fruits and more create a foodie frenzy. Then, enjoy a culture hub of galleries, museums and dance to live music. Discover the life within the jungles, with howler monkeys, vibrant hummingbirds, beautiful flowers and plants. Visit extraordinary volcanoes, including the breathtaking Arenal and Irazu – they are surrounded by waterfalls and hot springs and set within impressive national parks. Then head out to the captivating shores and visit many awe-inspiring beaches. From the sandy bays and snorkelling waters of Conchal beach, to the surfing waves of Tamarindo beach. Take a look at our hotels in Costa Rica for your ideal adventure base.

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