Top 5 Ways to Experience ¡Pura Vida!

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Costa Rica is a peaceful oasis that draws more than 1.5 million visitors every year. You can go from zip-lining through the rainforests to relaxing on one of more than 300 beaches. It’s a must go destination for many travelers.

5 – The One Day Adventure

The one day adventure in Ricon de La Vieja is perfect for the active traveler. Start with a horse back ride to near by waterfalls. If you’re brave enough you can even dive off of one of the waterfalls. After hop on a bus and visit the relaxing hot springs heated by the nearby volcano. The tour also includes a white-water tubing ride —  but be careful not to fall out of your tube!

The main part of the adventure is a spectacular zip-lining and repelling course through the Rio Blanco Canyon. It’s magnificent flying over the rainforest and river.

4 – Catch a Wave

The tiny nation of Costa Rica is home to some spectacular beaches and prime waves. The beaches are great for everything from 4-wheeling to horse back riding to surfing. If your an experienced surfer or want to try surfing Costa Rica’s got something for you. If you’re new to surfing visit Tamarindo beach in Guanacaste on the Western coast of the country. It’s smaller waves are perfect for beginners. There are also several surf shops in the town that offer lessons and board rentals.

3 – Relaxation

One of the great things about Costa Rica is its laid-back lifestyle. Do your self a favor and get out on the water. The Catamaran rides offered by many locals is a great way to escape life for a while and completely relax. Many of the catamarans also offer snorkeling, fishing, and food/drinks.

2 – Comida

Everyone loves food. If you truly want to experience a culture you have to experience the food. In Costa Rica the typical meal consists of rice and beans with other ingredients like chicken or fish and different sorts of vegetables.

1 – Eco-Tourism

Costa Rica is the world’s leading Eco-Tourism destination. It’s got a wide-range of creatures from howler monkeys to toucans. The nation is like one big national park. If you go to Costa Rica then you have make sure you get out and experience the wildlife.

Costa Rica, the place where the waves are first-rate, the beauty is staggering and the relaxing lifestyle is addicting.

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