Why You Need to Travel to Costa Rica

If you have never been to Costa Rica, you may not realize exactly what you’re missing! When you travel to Costa Rica, it’s almost as if you’re traveling to another world. Costa Rica provides you a chance to escape the reality of your world for a while. Costa Rica gives you the backdrop of a tropical wonderland to enjoy your time away from home. When you visit Costa Rica, you’re visiting a place that will forever capture a place in your heart.

Costa Rica is a popular tourist destination for many reasons. The beautiful scenery, including lush jungles and white beaches, make it an ideal destination for beach vacationers. The warm, welcoming culture of the locals will make you feel as if you’re at your home away from home. You can enjoy numerous activities and events during your Costa Rican vacation – or you can simply soak up the sun on the beach, dipping your toes into the tropical waters and sipping on a fruity drink.

Should you decide to make Costa Rica your next vacation destination, accommodations are easy to find. The Ylang Ylang Beach Resort is one of the most popular resorts if you are looking for a bit of luxury in your life. If you want a touch of luxury, but your budget is limited, look for our sister hotel located in the Sano Banano Beachside Hotel.

Both the Ylang Ylang and the Sano Banano Beachside Hotel offer the best in comfort, cleanliness, dining, and customer service. Contact us today to learn more about both hotels and let us help you reserve your room!

 

Before You Travel to Costa Rica, Check Out These Tips

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As you make plans to travel to Costa Rica, it’s important to plan out your vacation. When traveling out of the country, you don’t want to leave too much to chance. Having a detailed itinerary will ensure that you experience your surroundings to their fullest without potentially putting yourself in harm’s way. Here are some other tips to consider when traveling out of the country.

• Make sure you have all the necessary documents, such as passports, identification, and other essential documents. Store these documents in a safe, secure location during your stay, such as a hotel safe.

• Experience the local culture – but avoid straying too far off the beaten path. Speak to the concierge of your hotel to find out some safe local activities you can enjoy. He or she will point you in the right direction to activities that will provide cultural immersion in a safe environment.

• Leave yourself some free time. You may think you want to spend all your time taking in the sights of the country. However, this is your vacation, and you’re sure to need some time to just relax. Make sure you allot some time for yourself during your vacation.

When You Travel to Costa Rica, Keep These Tips in Mind

When you travel to Costa Rica, the last thing on your mind may be your personal safety. However, your personal safety should always be the first thing on your mind, no matter where you are in the world. During your Costa Rican vacation, keep the following safety tips in mind to ensure a safe and enjoyable vacation:

Consult a trusted source, such as a hotel concierge, before visiting any areas of Costa Rica outside your hotel or resort. Your concierge will tell you if it’s a safe place for tourists. If you are adamant about visiting a particular area, consider hiring a guide.

Make copies of your important documents to carry on your person. Leave original copies in a hotel safe.

Don’t carry large amounts of cash or wear expensive jewelry. A good rule of thumb is if you’d be heartbroken to lose it, leave it at home. Try to blend in with the locals, as best as possible.

Never travel alone. There really is safety in numbers, and criminals will be less likely to target someone in a group.

Only travel in licensed taxis, and, if you decide to rent a vehicle, make sure it is adequately insured against theft.

Follow these simple tips and you’ll have a safe, stress-free visit to one of the most beautiful tropical locales on earth.