Introducing Costa Rica

There are plenty of reasons why Costa Rica is one of Central America's most popular destinations. From dense rainforests to sun-drenched beaches, it has no shortage of locations that are ideal for adventure enthusiasts and laid-back travelers alike. Costa Rica is a leading light for its neighbors as far as sustainable tourism goes — which is fitting since the country protects more than five percent of the world's biodiversity. Costa Rica's natural beauty, incredible wildlife encounters, and unique cultural experiences make it a perfect getaway. Whatever you do, you'll be sure to feel the 'Pura Vida' of Costa Rica. Book a trip today and discover why life's essentials can be found here.

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Guanacaste

Guanacaste offers the classic allure of a tropical destination. Swaying palm trees, peeling waves, and sunny days, all to be enjoyed from the comfort of a shaded hammock. For those looking for an active vacation, explore the surrounding area in search of snorkeling spots, river floating, or horseback riding.

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Nicoya Peninsula

Welcome to Nicoya Peninsula, a tranquil retreat where beauty abounds alongside blissful ocean-side serenity. This dreamy destination on the shores of the Pacific is one of only five blue zones in the world — places where people live longer and healthier. Nicoya offers the best escape for weary travelers looking to unwind in their own personal paradise.

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Dominical

Once a sleepy and underdeveloped town known only to local surfers attracted by its year-round waves, Dominical has slowly become a popular destination for nature lovers. Dominical's fame grows each day as it continues to deliver that unmistakable off-the-beaten-path vibe that early visitors fell in love with.

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Arenal

Known for its spectacular scenery, Arenal is a popular Costa Rican destination for adventure seekers and nature lovers alike. Surrounded by a dense rainforest blessed with beautiful waterfalls, trails, and lakes, this towering volcano stands as the centerpiece of this national park.

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Manuel Antonio

Due to increasing popularity, Manuel Antonio has become a luxury retreat for those looking to relax on the Pacific shores. Nestled between ocean and jungle, it delights both wildlife explorers and beach dwellers with a plethora of activities. Nature expeditions, coconut cocktails by the pool, adrenaline-pumping ATV rides, and cruising on a catamaran are all part of the charm!

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Corcovado

On the western side of the Osa Peninsula lies Corcovado National Park — one of the richest and most diverse tropical landscapes on earth. Venture outside the beaten path and explore this beautiful and dense national park — home to a myriad of exotic animals. From here you can join a dolphin and whale watching tour and marvel at the Pacific Ocean's equally diverse aquatic life.

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Tortuguero

Tortuguero is arguably the best place to connect with nature and admire the exotic fauna found within. As an exemplary model of eco-tourism, it boasts many ecological lodges that not only coexist with nature, but actively strive to preserve it. With a minimal footprint on the ecosystem, they can open the doors to this tropical paradise while operating with ethical and responsible practices.

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Monteverde

What started as a birdwatcher's paradise, Monteverde is now one of Costa Rica's most beloved destinations. As with much of the country, this region offers a great balance of leisure and adventure. Known for its cloud forests brimming with life, spectacular eco-resorts, and countless adventure opportunities, Monteverde makes the perfect retreat for nature lovers, thrill seekers, or those looking to unplug.

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Puerto Viejo

A youthful escape with a vibrant nightlife, this destination on the Caribbean coast offers great waves and exciting snorkeling experiences. Let the laid-back vibe take over as you sunbathe on a remote beach or explore the local culinary scene.

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Costa Rica e-Brochure

Produced by Avanti in partnership with the Costa Rican Tourism Board — Instituto Costarricense de Turismo (ICT) — this comprehensive e-Brochure covers a wide selection of Costa Rica's best offerings guaranteed to enable travelers to Balance, Thrill, Recharge, and Connect.

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Agent Incentive

For our valued travel partners, we are offering a one-time $25 gift card for the first 500 bookings to Costa Rica from March 15, 2021 to April 30, 2021. For applicable travel dates, requirements, and additional information, please click the button.

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COVID-19 Resources

Visit our COVID-19 Country Resource Center to have the most up to date information regarding travel to the proposed destinations; including details about travel provider guidelines, Avanti's current COVID-19 policy, and more.

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