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Cheap flights to Costa Rica

Reasons To Visit Costa Rica

Located in the heart of Central America, Costa Rice is known for its beautiful tropical terrain alongside stunning beaches and coastline, while the country also has a vibrant cultural full of life and flavor. One of the most popular regions in the country is the Central Pacific region where you will find plenty of beaches, national parks and charming coastal towns, while the South Pacific area is perfect for wildlife and nature lovers with its incredibly diverse flora and fauna. During your stay in Costa Rica you must check out some of the sights in the capital San Jose, home to many of Costa Rica’s finest cultural attractions alongside many excellent museums. Alternatively, venture out into the wilderness around the Caribbean coast to enjoy some exhilarating outdoor activities such as whitewater rafting.

Where to stay: Ratings and booking information for the best hotels in Costa Rica from San Jose to outside the capital

Arriving In Costa Rica

The primary international airport serving Costa Rica is Juan Santamaria International Airport just outside the capital San Jose, while the country is also served by Liberia International Airport which serves many international routes. Although it will not be possible to catch flights directly from the UAE to Costa Rica, both of the country’s main international airports have regular connections to airports which handle direct flights from the UAE, so you will conveniently be able to make the trip with just a single stopover.

If you will be landing at Juan Santamaria International Airport it will be possible to find local buses to travel into the center of San Jose if you don’t want to pay for a private taxi. The airport is comprised of a main terminal alongside a domestic terminal and offers an excellent range of amenities and services including retail and duty-free shopping alongside a few cafés and restaurants. In addition to this, you will be able to enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi during your stay.

Those arriving at Liberia International Airport will also be able to catch a local bus to travel into the city center which is just over 10 km away. The airport itself is relatively small but offers all of the essential amenities and facilities you would need including a restaurant and café as well as duty-free shopping.

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Costa Rica Travel Information

As a UAE national traveling to Costa Rica, you will be able to enter the country on a visa free basis. Despite being a relatively small country Costa Rica has a diverse range of climates, although in general the rainy season begins in May and ends in November, while the dry season is from December until April. Costa Rica is a significant 10 hours behind the UAE, so do your best to avoid the jet lag.

* This information is correct as of December 2017

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