The Red-eyed Tree Frog has become the most beautiful icon of Costa Rica internationally, symbolizing the extraordinary biodiversity of this small country.

Costa Rica

Costa Rica, a nature lover’s paradise

The Costa Rica or “Rich Coast” is located in Central America between Nicaragua in the north and Panama in the south. Costa Rica has two coasts: to the Caribbean in the east and to the Pacific in the west. Between those two seas lies volcanoes, fertile high valleys with coffee and fruit plantations and tropical rainforest. Costa Rica is the favorite destination for narure tourism lovers: this green eden of majestic rainforests, spectacular beaches and breathtaking natural waterfalls has a totally unspoiled nature ! One third of Costa Rica is classified as a nature reserve and is home to half a million animal and insects species. The Costa Ricans describe their happy everyday life as “pura vida” or pure life… Here, people and their environment are trying to find a balance.  

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The Head in the Clouds in the Reserve of Monteverde

The Head in the Clouds in the Reserve of Monteverde

Monteverde (Green Mountain) Located in the province of Puntarenas is one place not to be missed in Costa Rica. It is Costa Rica’s most important ecotourism destination. In 1951, American Quakers from Alabama purchased land in Costa Rica and moved there to avoid the...
The Caño Negro Refuge: Pointed teeth and Feathers along the Water

The Caño Negro Refuge: Pointed teeth and Feathers along the Water

The Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Caño Negro, the largest wetland in Costa Rica, is located on the northern plains of the province of Alajuela near the border with Nicaragua. The reserve is remote and off the beaten path and tourist circuit. The closest village...
Tenorio Volcano National Park, the most wonderful !

Tenorio Volcano National Park, the most wonderful !

Once almost unknown, the Tenorio Volcano National Park in northwest Costa Rica is home to a unique natural treasure: a sublime turquoise blue river and waterfall unlike any other in Central America or in the rest of the world ! On the Guanacaste mountain range, not...
Fauna and flora of the Arenal Volcano National Park

Fauna and flora of the Arenal Volcano National Park

How about a breath of fresh air in the heart of the Arenal Volcano National Park in Costa Rica ? This tiny Central American country is a vast nature sanctuary! The sumptuous Arenal Volcano National Park seduces in multiple ways: its omnipresent nature, its incredible...
Arenal Volcano National Park, A Natural Wonder

Arenal Volcano National Park, A Natural Wonder

Costa Rica is a land of volcanoes. These volcanoes are part of the Central American volcanic arc and part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. Of the many volcanoes in Costa Rica, five are still active, Poás, Irazú, Arenal, Turrialba and Rincón de la Vieja. In the northwest...
Costa Rica: A Vast Reservoir of Biodiversity

Costa Rica: A Vast Reservoir of Biodiversity

Costa Rica is a small country in Central America bordering Nicaragua to the North and Panama to the South. It is home to 5% of the planet’s biodiversity ! Out of two million species identified in the world today, about 91,000 are found in Costa Rica. In other words,...
Journey to the Heart of the Tropical Forests of Costa Rica

Journey to the Heart of the Tropical Forests of Costa Rica

Costa Rica is located in Central American between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean and bordered by Nicaragua to the North and Panama to the Southeast. It is a small country (one tenth the size of France) but vast in its biodiversity. Costa Rica is the perfect...