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Close Encounters of the Animal Kind: Where to Get Near Animals in Costa Rica

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Costa Rica is a small country, occupying only a third of one percent of the world's landmass. What the country lacks in square miles, it makes up for in biodiversity.
Costa Rica's geographical location, between North and South America, its expansive coasts on both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, and five mountain ranges, all contribute to creating 12 climate zones that are home to 5% of the world's plant and animal species.
Costa Rica is serious about protecting its wildlife and has dedicated 25% of the country's land area to national parks and reserves.
Costa Rica is serious about...
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Some Hikers Like It Hot: Best Natural Hot Springs in Costa Rica

Some Hikers Like It Hot: Best Natural Hot Springs in Costa Rica

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With five active volcanoes heating hundreds of hot springs, Costa Rica is a paradise not just for lush rainforests and breathtaking vistas. These thermal waters will soothe your soul and your tired muscles after a long day's trek.
Tread Carefully When Trekking for Thermal Springs
Gaze in wonder at the Arenal Volcano.
Most of Costa Rica's hot springs are on private property, and the most well-known and easily accessible ones are part of large spas and resorts. Natural springs can be hard to find and they vary in temperature depending on conditions.
After the Arenal Volcano's activity...
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Stay Close to the Curl at Costa Rica's Best Surf Spots

Stay Close to the Curl at Costa Rica's Best Surf Spots

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Costa Rica is home to some of the best waves on the planet. Surfers travel from all over the world to the country's Pacific and Caribbean coasts in search of the perfect waves at beautiful beaches that are less crowded than in Hawaii or Australia.
Whether you just signed up for your first lesson or have been ripping since your days as a grom , there's a wave waiting for you in Costa Rica. Here's a quick guide to finding Costa Rica's best surf spots:
Playa Tamarindo
Located in the surf mecca town of the same name in the northern province of Guanacaste, this diverse beach break has something...
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