There are numerous Costa Rica Beaches on the over 1500 kilometers (1000 miles) of coastline in that country. Here is an overview of some of the great Costa Rica Beaches to be enjoyed.
Puerto Limon is the main tourist center in the central Caribbean area, with the country's largest seaport for import and export, as well as beautiful beaches and interesting nightlife with an Afro-Caribbean flair. In the vicinity are beautiful Caribbean beaches with the only reef in Costa Rica.
Cahuita is a beach that is situated nearby to Limon. A national park is situated here which protects the coral reef and marine life. Nice sandy beaches in the area.
Puerto Viejo is further south further south from Cahuita and makes a lovely place to visit. There are a number of exclusive hotels and beaches along this area.
This region is North of Limon. The whole region is comprised of natural canals that lie behind a thin strip of land and the sea. There are extraordinary jungle lodges and canal tours for you to enjoy. Garfish, Caimans, and Manatees are often seen here. You can only get to Tortuguero by airplane or boat. This is also a major turtle nesting region.
Barra del Colorado
Like Tortuguero you this is another of the Costa Rica beaches that must be reached by boat or plane.This is the place to go if you love fishing. Tarpon is the prevailing adversary here, but there are many other species as well. There are luxurious fishing lodges here.
The Guanacaste coastline is known as the Golden Coast. There are many gorgeous Costa Rica beaches, some with full-blown resorts and others with few people on them. This is a very popular destination for tourists, especially now since the opening of the Liberia International Airport. Playa Tamarindo and Playe Grande are among some of the more poplar beaches in the area.
Montezuma (Nicoya Peninsula)
Montezuma is on the inner rim of the Gulf of Nicoya, crossing by ferry from Puntarenas. It is a popular destination for the youthful foreign crowd. There are small hotels here but not all have telephones. The Cabo Blanco National Park is within reach.
Naranjo to Cabo Blanco (Nicoya Peninsula)
There are many lovely hotels along this area and plentiful fascinating places to visit. Situated in the Inner rim of Golfo de Nicoya. Considered difficult to get too by some but it's not really the case.
This is a good point to start expeditions into Guanacaste and down the Pacific coast. From here you can take ferries across the Gulf of Nicoya to the Nicoya Peninsula. This is the main city on the Pacific coast, with a boardwalk, plentiful hotels and restaurants. It is located on a small peninsula with the gulf on one side and an sluice on the other side. where there are numerousness marinas and numerous commercial fishing operations. This use to be the primary seaport of the Pacific coast.
Jaco beach is about an one hour drive south of Puntarenas. Many Costa Rica beaches are great for surfing and Jaco is a excellent center for surfers. There is nice beach break in town and extraordinary great surf spots in the vicinity like Hermosa, Escondido, and further away are the long rides of Bocca Barranca. There are many hotels, and plenty of tours to take. San Jose is about a two hour drive away.
Manual Antonio, although the most small of the national parks, is one of the most popular ones. Nice white sand beaches, rocky headlands, and a tropical forest for the backdrop. There are lovely accommodations along this Costa Rica beach.
Adjacent Manuel Antonio is the town of Quepos, the sport-fishing hub of the region. Marlin and Sailfish are the big catch.
A very natural region which contains the country's largest national park, Corcovado. This is the southernmost peninsula on the Pacific.
Stupendous rain forest tours, sea kayaking and scuba diving are common in Corcovado. Isla del Caño is close, with its Indian burial grounds and awesome diving. Whale sightings are common among these Costa Rica beaches.
There are cloistered hotels and lodges sequestered among the rain forest here. Golfito is the prevailing town and is the harbor in this region.
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I want to import a pet ferret into Saint Lucia. I moved there a while back, and I've searched every pet store on the island for one, but to no avail. How do I import one to Saint Lucia? A friend of mine is willing to send one down for me, but how do I import it?
I'm NOT talking about a dog here. I'm talking about a ferret.
Try getting a health certificate, an import license, and the animal must be checked by a vet. Good luck.
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