Costa Rica is a paradise for accessible travel. It’s blessed with a tropical climate and rich, diverse nature. Its beautiful landscapes give you the chance to see animals like monkeys and toucans, and its natural beaches are perfect for relaxing. The people are warm, friendly, and share the “Pura Vida” lifestyle that is part of Costa Rica’s culture. We offer a wide variety of memorable accessible experiences and adventures in Costa Rica.
If you’re thinking about your next accessible trip, you shouldn’t miss out on experiencing Costa Rica with us. It is a welcoming and inclusive country that invites everyone to enjoy its wonders. You can choose to go ziplining, hiking, kayaking, surfing – all tailored to the needs of people with disabilities, explore the wildlife and witness some impressive flora and fauna, or relax on the beach. It’s the trip of a lifetime!
Firstly, the health care system in Costa Rica is very good, both private and public. However, there have been small pockets of dengue, chikungunya, and Zika. Basic vaccines for hepatitis A and B are recommended, as well as rabies and tetanus. The government of Costa Rica requires the yellow fever vaccine from the following places: Africa, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Brazil. Get the vaccine 10 days before you travel.
Costa Rica is a generally safe country, however, there are cases of theft, especially in tourist areas. Therefore, it is advisable to be alert and not leave your belongings unattended. In the same vein, avoid walking down the street late at night without a company. As a general rule, do not bring valuable belongings that can be lost or stolen. The Costa Rican Tourism Board, in conjunction with the police, have created a subdivision titled tourist police with more than 250 officers, whose primary purpose is to maintain order and security in tourist areas.
Firstly, Costa Rica requires a visa for some nationalities. Therefore, check the list of countries to verify the entry requirements.
Anyone who enters the country as a foreigner will be prompted for a return ticket; the time allowed for visiting varies by country of origin as well as the discretion of the immigration officer that attends you upon arrival. Once in the country, it is advisable to make a copy of the passport with the entry stamp to carry at all times during your stay in Costa Rica.
Firstly, Costa Rica is located in the tropical region of our planet, therefore its surroundings have all tropical characteristics. These include forests, waters, soils, and climate. Likewise, flora and fauna are adapted to tropical conditions. However, this tropical climate is affected by several factors such as mountains and plateaus. Similarly, the influence of the oceans like winds and sea breezes, and the temperature of the currents, affect the weather in the same vein. In conclusion, however diverse, tropical climate is warm, rainy and pleasant all year long.
In short, Costa Rica’s official language is Spanish, but English is widely spoken.
While Costa Rica uses a 110V/60Hz power system that is compatible with North American devices, power surges and fluctuation are frequent.