Questions about Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of Central America’s most popular tourist destinations. For years, American tourists have been flocking to the country, and it has become a popular destination for retirees and expats due to its low cost of living, great weather, amazing beaches, and friendly locals.

These are 15 of the most common questions about Costa Rica

Where is Costa Rica?

Costa Rica is a Central American country, one of the most popular international tourist destinations.

Costa Rica borders the Caribbean Sea to the east, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Costa Rica also borders Nicaragua to the north and Panama to the south.

What Currency is Used in Costa Rica

The colón (plural: colones) is Costa Rica’s official currency, but dollars are often accepted in tourist destinations and other parts of the country.

What Language is Spoken in Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s official language is Spanish, and it’s also the most widely spoken language in the country.

All official business and major media are written in Spanish, however, English is frequently spoken in tourist regions.

Can I Get Around Costa Rica without Knowing Spanish

Yes, even if you don’t understand Spanish, you can get around Costa Rica without knowing Spanish Because Costa Rica is a tourist destination so many people working in the tourism business speak English fluently.

This is one of the reasons why it’s such a popular travel destination for all kinds of people.

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