Costa Rica, located in Central America, boasts a rich and diverse cultural landscape shaped by its history, natural beauty, and ethnic diversity. It combines historical influences, vibrant traditions, environmental stewardship, and a love for life, making it a unique and fascinating destination.
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World Heritage Sites in Costa Rica
Cocos Island lies off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica and is the only island in the tropical eastern Pacific with a tropical rainforest. Surrounded by deep waters with counter-currents, Cocos Island National Park is admired by scuba divers for its populations of large marine species.
Guanacaste Conservation Area (Costa Rica) The Editor Thu, 12/13/2018 - 13:11
The Guanacaste Conservation Area in northwestern Costa Rica contains a mosaic of diverse ecosystems, from the Pacific shores to lowland Caribbean rainforests. It comprises four contiguous protected areas containing critical terrestrial and marine-coastal environments and key habitats.
La Amistad International Park is a Transboundary Protected Area that extends along the border between Costa Rica and Panama, which, along with the surrounding Biosphere Reserves, preserves a significant tract of tropical forest known for its extraordinary biodiversity and endemism.
Los Katíos National Park (Colombia) The Editor Thu, 10/18/2018 - 16:08
Los Katíos National Park, located in northwest Colombia, has great biological wealth and holds a privileged role in the South American continent's biogeographical history. An exceptional biological diversity is found in the park, home to many threatened animal species and endemic plants.
The stone spheres of the Diquís are an assortment of over three hundred petrospheres located on the Diquís Delta and Isla del Caño in Costa Rica. The spheres, located in four archaeological sites, comprise a UNESCO World Heritage Site and are a popular tourist destination.