Costa Rica is a fantastic, tropical pearl in the heart of Central America, and quite possibly the best backpacking country in this part of the world. It offers a perfect combination of beach life, surfing, diving, snorkeling, wildlife and trekking through jungles or up the side of a volcano.
If you haven't yet visited this magical country, it sure is about time! And if it wasn't obvious already, here are 10 reasons why you'll love Costa Rica. Pura vida!