Where Is Costa Rica Located?

The questions where is Costa Rica became very popular during and after the football world cup. Because the Ticos (Costa Ricans) came up into the quarter finals. Which is the best result so far. Now, learn a little bit more about where is Costa Rica located.

Map of Costa Rica

They call Costa Rica the Switzerland of Central America. Here you can check the map of this beautiful country.

The capital of Costa Rica

where is costa ricaSan Jose is the capital of Costa Rica. San Jose is the largest city in Costa Rica and has about 500,000 citizens. Here is also the seat of government. Costa Rica counts with two international airports. The Costa Rica airports are: Juan Santamaria in San Jose and Daniel Oduber in Liberia (Province Guanacaste in the north of Costa Rica).

Costa Rica Currency

If you visit another country, it is good to know something about “how can i pay”. In Costa Rica it is very easy for you. The currency in Costa Rica is the Costa Rican Colon. But you can pay in US Dollar in the whole country.

Costa Rica airports – domestic

If you are planning to fly from San Jose to the best beaches in Costa Rica, here a little help:

Airport Province
Carillo Airport Guanacaste
Coto 47 Airport Puntarenas
Drake Bay Airport Puntarenas
Golfito Airport Puntarenas
Nosara Airport Guanacaste
Palmar Sur Airport Puntarenas
Puerto Jimenez Airport Puntarenas
Punta Islita Airport Guanacaste
Quepos La Managua Airport Puntarenas
Tamarindo Airport Guanacaste
Tambor Airport Puntarenas
Tortuguero Airport Limon
La Flor Airport Guanacaste
Nicoya Guanacaste Airport Guanacaste

Of course, Costa Rica has a few more airports. But those listed above will help you to come to the best places to stay in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica temperature

Good news for you. The climate is tropical year round. Costa Rica has only 2 seasons. Dry and rainy season. But here in Guanacaste we have little rain. Much too little. So you can vacation round the year in Tamarindo, province Guanacaste. Here more about Tamarindo and vacation rentals.

What is Costa Rica known for?

Two words: PURA VIDA!! Or pure life in english… But this words you can use a lot in Costa Rica. The country is well known for an incredible flora and fauna. I guarantee you, you’ll love this country, like we do.

Pura Vida

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