Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a country in Central America bordering Panama and Nicaragua. The country has a rich history, in 1502 explorer Columbus arrived and named the country Costa Rica, the Spanish translation of “rich coast”. Costa Rica today is a forerunner in sustainable tourism or ecotourism, thus an example to the world. The beautiful nature is the main reason for tourists to visit the country, Arena Volcano National Park and Monteverde Cloud Forest are some of the highlights. You can relax at one of the many beaches along the coasts, of course enjoying a cocktail (with Cacique Guaro) or cold beer (Imperial). Costa Rica has two international airports: San José Juan Santamaría Airport and Guanacaste Liberia Airport.

Practical information about Costa Rica:

Time zone: UTC-6
Currency: Costa Rican colon
National Day: 15 September
Airport: aeropuerto

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What are the busiest airports in Costa Rica?

Airport IATA Passengers
San José Juan Santamaría Airport SJO 5,185,510

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