There are more than one million tourists that set foot on Costa Rican soil each year. This is no accident. Although Costa Rica only covers .03% of the earth’s surface, it does possess six percent of the world’s biodiversity. Costa Rica is also characterized by its scenic beauty, protected areas, social and political stability, high education levels, and efficient services. With its perfect location, nestled between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, Costa Rica offers a chance to view and explore both oceans with only a fourty-five minute flight or a three to four hour car ride. Aside from just the beautiful scenery, Costa Rica also is known for its wildlife. Many birds, howler monkeys, sloths, armadillos, tree frogs, lizards, giant toads, and bats are frequently seen by tourists.
Not only is Costa Rica known for its beauty and wildlife, many tourists flock to this beautiful country for the outdoor sports. one outdoor sport that is popular is water skiing. Some resorts will offer an all inclusive package that revolves around water skiing. The two water ski lakes at one particular resort are less than one mile apart and are both manmade and fresh water. Imagine skiing past trees filled with parrots and lush green fields. Covered decks with hammocks and lounge chairs are settled on the lake to help guests feel relaxed between sets. The water here is always warm and inviting. If you are more of an adventurous person, after a day of skiing, the resort offers more adventures just waiting for you to discover!