Welcome to the jewel of travel experience in Central America. Far from the madding crowds, rich in natural wonders and biodiversity, in a region no larger than the state of West Virginia, this small country boasts magnificent, diverse topography and is home to 20 natural parks, 8 biological reserves, and a series of protected areas that captivates visitors. This heaven on earth boasts serene beaches amid tranquil settings, jungle rivers for rafting and kayaking, and spectacular cloud and rainforests with ample opportunities for bird-watching and hiking. While Costa Rica’s tourism trademark is eco- and soft adventure, it is also home to numerous charming hotels and lodges, many with a flavor of luxury. So whether sojourn through the pristine rainforest, choose horseback riding, hiking mountainous paths in the cloud forests, or guided bird-watching tours, you’ll soon find why Costa Rica is often referred to as “A Sanctuary of The Mind”.