Costa Rica
The Switzerland of Central America


The number of years since the army was abolished in Costa Rica.


The number of foreign visitors who visited Costa Rica last year.


The percentage of protected land in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica Stories, Information, & Opinion

Shopping in Costa Rica’s Golfito Free Trade Zone to Become Easier

Shoppers taking advantage of lower prices in Costa Rica's Golfito Free Trade Zone...

COVID Testing in Costa Rica: Could the Caja Help in Rural Areas?

Costa Rican travel pro Marco Soto offers some ideas on how Costa Rica's...

Jaco, Costa Rica Breaks with Government Again Over Beach Closures

Jaco, Costa Rica will open its beaches until 6:00 PM instead until 2:30...