Updated: 12/20/2018 | December 20th, 2018
Costa Rica is one of the most visited countries in Central America. American tourists have been flocking to the country for years, and it’s become a hot spot for retirees and expats due to its cheap living, great weather, amazing beaches, and friendly locals.
I love Costa Rica. It was the first place that inspired me to travel.
It holds a special place in my heart.
I’ve been back to visit Costa Rica many times since then, falling in love with it over and over again.
But, because it’s not as cheap to visit as its neighbors, many budget travelers skip over Costa Rica.
And, while that’s true (but there are many ways to save money in Costa Rica), in my opinion, the beauty of the destinations below is worth the extra price.
Here are some of my favorite destinations in Costa Rica: