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Travel Guide

Costa Rica
Our guide to holidays Costa Rica, is brought to you by the loveit coverit travel insurance team.


Our Costa Rica Travel Guide

Costa Rica is a Central American nation known for its stunning beaches, breathtaking natural landscapes, and diverse biodiversity. Located between Panama and Nicaragua, Costa Rica is a popular vacation destination that offers a unique combination of adventure and relaxation.

One of the top things to do in Costa Rica is to visit its stunning national parks and protected areas. The country boasts over 25 national parks and reserves, which are home to a wide variety of plants and animals. Some popular parks to visit include Arenal Volcano National Park, known for its beautiful forests and hot springs, and Manuel Antonio National Park, which features stunning beaches and a wealth of wildlife.

In addition to its natural beauty, Costa Rica is also known for its vibrant culture and delicious cuisine. The capital city, San Jose, offers a range of museums, galleries, and theaters, as well as a lively nightlife scene. Costa Rican cuisine is known for its fresh ingredients and bold flavors, with dishes like gallo pinto (rice and beans) and casado (a traditional plate of rice, beans, and meat) being popular among locals and tourists alike.

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Reasons why you should get travel insurance for your trip to Costa Rica

Over 50 sports covered

Costa Rica is known for its lush rainforests, diverse ecosystems, and outdoor activities like hiking, zip-lining, and wildlife watching. Travel insurance can provide coverage for accidents and injuries that might occur during these adventures, ensuring you have access to medical care without concerns about unexpected expenses.

Natural Disasters and Weather Events

Costa Rica experiences tropical storms, hurricanes, and occasional earthquakes. Travel insurance can cover disruptions caused by these events, including flight cancellations, itinerary changes, and accommodation adjustments.

Cancelled Flights

Traveling between islands in the Costa Rica may involve various transportation options, including flights and ferries. Travel insurance can help reimburse you for expenses incurred due to transportation disruptions, ensuring smoother navigation between the different destinations.

Loss Luggage

Travel insurance covers losses due to lost, stolen, or delayed baggage, ensuring your essentials are replaced swiftly, allowing you to continue embracing Costa Rica.

Main Facts About Costa Rica

The currency of Costa Rica is the Costa Rican colon (CRC). The symbol for the colon is ₡ and it is divided into 100 centimos. The name "colon" is derived from the Spanish explorer Christopher Columbus, whose name is Cristobal Colon in Spanish. Many places in Costa Rica accept the US dollar unofficially.
The official national language of Costa Rica is Spanish, which has been in use since the Spanish colonization of the country in the 16th century. In addition to Spanish, there are also five indigenous languages spoken in Costa Rica that belong to the Chibcha language family: Cabecar, Bribri, Maleku, Buglere, and Guaymi.
Costa Rica enjoys warm weather year-round, with an average annual temperature of 80-90° Fahrenheit on the coasts and 75-80° in the countryside and on the mountainsides. The weather is most stable from December to April, with little to no rain in most of the country during these months.
Power Plugs
In Costa Rica, the power plugs and sockets are type A and B. The standard voltage is 120 V, and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.
As of Friday, November 25, 2022, the population of Costa Rica is estimated to be 5,205,385, according to data from the United Nations that has been analyzed by Worldometer.
Fun Fact
When Christopher Columbus arrived in Costa Rica on his final voyage, he told people about the abundant jewelry and gold that the native people wore on their necks and shoulders. Spanish conquistador Gil Gonzalez de Avila confirmed these stories, leading to the name "La Costa Rica," or "the rich coast."
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Your Costa Rica Bucket list

If you're in Costa Rica, you HAVE to do these things:

1. Climb Volcan Poas.
2. See the Arenal Volcano.
3. Go Ziplining.
4. Visit the Rincon de la Vieja National Park.
5. Discover the Mistico Arenal Hanging Bidges Park.
6. Be Amazed in the seas of Tamarindo Beach.
7. Get in touch with your eco side.
8. Journey along the Tortuguero Canals.
9. Celebrate slothfulness.
10. Celebrate slothfulness.


Traveller, there are no paths. Paths are made by walking        

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