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Seal of Costa Rica  Costa Rica all that is needed for a unforgettable experience: Arenal Volcano with its almost daily volcanic activity, tropical rainforest, flora & fauna, Costa Rica culture, history and cuisine; as well as Costa Rica adventure or nature tour options that can lead you to the main interesting places in the country. So you can arrange yourself an all inclusive Costa Rica vacation package choosing options according to your conditions.

Costa Rican culture is heavily influenced by Spaniard culture, with the exception of Limón, predominantly Black Jamaicans, and the Cordillera de Talamanca.

Vacations in Costa Rica

Map of Costa Rica Location: At the center of America.
Coordinates: 9°55'N 84°4'W
Subdivisions: Provinces: 7, Cantons: 81, Districts: 473
Area: 51,100 km² (19,730 sq mi)
Population: 4,451,262 (Dec 31, 2008)
Longest linear distance: 464 km (288.3 mi) NW-SE.
Shortest linear distance: 119 km (73.9 mi) NE-SW (this is the shortest distance between the oceans).
Capital: San José.
     Elevation: 1,156 m ASL (3,792.6 feet)
     Average Temperature: 20.3°C (68.5°F)
     Annual Rainfall: 1,500 - 2,000 mm (59-79 inches)
* First country in the world to constitutionally abolish its army.
* First country in Latin America in the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness (2009).
* 5th in the world, and 1st among the Americas, in terms of the 2008 Environmental Performance Index (1).
* Greatest density of species in the world.

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 From the very dawn, in a Costa Rica vacation package, with your hotel reservation you will get all the elements needed for that. You can feel and enjoy this positive country atmosphere, the rainforest pristine air and bird songs, the spectacular Arenal Volcano offering itself illuminated by the raising sun, and the Costa Rican breakfast options waiting for you at the rainforest restaurant, special for your family vacation. These includes the indispensable "Gallo Pinto" ("spotted rooster"), rice and black beans spiced mix accompanied with sweet ripe plantain, eggs, cheese and bred toasts. And not forget the plentiful world class taste coffee! At lunch or dinner you can enjoy traditional "casado" which contains rice & beans (this time not mixed), salad, meat (chicken, beef , fish or pork), ripe plantain and some vegetables with a tropical fruits beverage.

You can have a Costa Rica adventure vacation joining some of the several tour at the Arenal area or along the country, choosing among local adventure and nature options from the Costa Rica Tour Operator at the hotel to ensure your tour vacation experience: Arenal Volcano, Lake Arenal, Tropical Waterfall Tour, Bird Watching, Venado Cave, Tropical Rainforest, ATV, Celeste River or Chato Mountain. Some of the tour locations are spread along the Costa Rican territory, so the transportation enables colored and interesting views of the country, like Poás volcano or the different beaches available.

You can visit a souvenir shop, with plenty stock of Costa Rica souvenirs from local artisans work on a wide rage of natural materials and media, reminiscences of our culture, history, nature, rainforest and flora & fauna for your great Costa Rica vacation memoirs while at home.

Notes & References:
1 - Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy / Center for International Earth Science Information Network at Columbia University.

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