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What language is spoken in Costa Rica?

The official language of Costa Rica is Spanish. 

Is English spoken in Costa Rica?

English is not widely spoken throughout Costa Rica. In major tourist destinations you may find some residents able to converse.

What currency is used in Costa Rica?

The currency used throughout the country is the Costa Rican colon. Credit cards are widely accepted throughout the country and ATMs can be found in almost all cities. 

Do I need a visa to travel to Costa Rica?

A visa is not required when travelling as a tourist from Canada or The United States for up to 90 days.

When is the best time to travel to Costa Rica?

The best time to visit Costa Rica is from mid-December to April while it is dry season and warm. 

Is there transportation within Costa Rica? 

Local buses operate in larger cities and taxi services can be found all throughout the country.

Is Costa Rica a family friendly destination?

Costa Rica is a wonderful family vacation destination with activities all ages will enjoy.


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