Costa Rica is one of most highly valued tourist destinations in this planet. This small piece of land includes all of the necessary components to satisfy the taste of thousands of travelers visiting each year. Costa Rica is characterized by an impressive scenic beauty, a consolidated system of protected areas, social and political stability, high educational levels, and efficient infrastructure and services.

For further information, please visit the website for the Costa Rican Tourism Board.

If you are planning a trip to Coco's Island, please contact the Area de Conservación Marina Isla del Coco (Ph/Fax: (506) 2258-7350).


Medical Tourism

According to the Costa Rica Tourist Board, about 200 medical procedures are performed every month in the nation's hospitals for medical tourists. Among the procedures done are cosmetic surgery, orthopedics, hip replacement operations, cataract removal and other treatments for eye and dental care. Medical care in Costa Rica is attractive for international patients because of low prices, high standards of care and access to tourist attractions. Some important centers are the Clinica Biblica, Hospital CIMA and Clínica Católica.