Costa Rica or "rich coast" in English, boasts a warm climate, pristine beaches on the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean, as well as tropical forests and mountains. With such eco-diversity it is easy to see why it is often ranked as one of the most visited international destinations.
Costa Rica has long been a popular destination for travelers of all kinds. Sometimes referred to as the "Switzerland of the Americas" it is well known and respected for its natural beauty and political stability. In addition the people of Costa Rica, commonly known as "Ticos", are regarded as warm and hospitable.