Activities in Costa Rica

Activities in Costa Rica
Located in Central America and featuring a population that speaks English as a national language, Costa Rica is a popular destination for tourists from North America. The natural beauty of the country is reason enough to head to Costa Rica and spend some time there, though activities are readily available as well.

Scuba Diving

The waters off Costa Rica feature many beautiful species of fish. Diving companies operate in different areas, offering a variety of excursions to travelers.

Canopy Tours

Costa Rican rainforest excursions are popular activities. Many include zip-line canopy tours that take visitors on high-speed rides through the rainforest's treetops.


Many people flock to Costa Rica for its famous surf. With miles and miles of beaches, there are literally thousands of breaks for surfers to explore, both in the Pacific and Caribbean.


Costa Rica has a number of different spas that offer some relaxation during any trip. Mud, hot stone therapies and body wraps are just some of what you'll find at this county's spas.


Fishing trips are a great way to get out on the water and relax at the same time. Plenty of captains take groups out to fish for marlin, tarpon and other fish.

Article Written By Mark Orwell

In the summer of 2003, Mark Orwell began his career as a freelance writer focusing on popular culture, music, and film. He continues to write on a broad array of topics from Miami, Florida. His work has been available in the United States, the Caribbean, and South Africa.

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