Costa Rica

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Costa Rica — Appropriately enough for a country whose national mantra is pura vida (pure life), ecotourism is the major draw in Costa Rica. One of the most biodiverse countries on the planet – home to 4 percent of the world’s species – this stable, safe, and still affordable Central American democracy boasts dense rainforests, tropical beaches, unique cultural attractions, fresh eats, and a growing number of luxury resorts.

Why Go

For the wide range of landscapes and activities sure to please eco-tourists, adrenaline junkies, and beach bums alike.

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