To find the best beaches in Costa Rica look for Blue Flags

Posted by Fodor's Editors on June 27, 2011 at 1:00:00 AM EDT | Post a Comment

The Blue Flag ecological rating system evaluates water quality—both ocean and drinking water—trash cleanup, waste management, security, signage, and environmental education. Blue flags are awarded to communities, rather than to individual hotels, which feeds a sense of cooperation. See our Costa Rica coverage.

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