Welcome to Costa Rica

Little did we realize that the emergence of a novel coronavirus in early 2020 would abruptly bring almost all travel to a halt. Although our Fodor’s writers around the world have continued working to bring you the best of the destinations they cover, we still anticipate that more than the usual number of businesses will close permanently in the coming months, perhaps with little advance notice. We don’t expect things to return to “normal” for some time. As you plan your upcoming travels to Costa Rica, please confirm that places are still open and let us know when we need to make updates by writing to us at this address: editors@fodors.com.

Active Volcanoes: Five imposing behemoths exude, fume, seethe, and smolder.

Beaches: From pristine secluded hideaways to palm-fringed resort strands.

Coffee: A plantation tour shows you what makes the country tick.

Eco-friendly Hotels: Wilderness lodges set the standard for green tourism with style.

Outdoor Adventure: Ziplining, canopy tours, hiking, and surfing are all top-notch.

Wildlife Galore: Monkeys, sloths, and turtles abound, and the birding is superb.

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