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Surfing, reggae, nature and fascinating history: holidays in Costa Rica are packed with the charms of Central America - and the swinging beats of the Caribbean.

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From the soft blues of the Caribbean Sea you can hop across the country via the enchanting capital of San José and wake up the next day with the Pacific Ocean crashing against the shore in surf paradise Montezuma.

Sitting between Mexico and South America on the string of land called the Central American isthmus, Costa Rica might not look like much on a map. However, this colourful country is packed with tourist-pleasing treasures, including national parks, Spanish colonial architecture, eye-popping flora and fauna, coffee plantations and a host of other charming places.

Rainforest eco-lodges in the lush interior are among the most unforgettable spots. But it's the two slices of coastline and the warm waters off them that attract most people to Costa Rica holidays. Images of the country's beaches do the talking on promotional literature, with strips of white and golden sands sandwiched between emerald-green trees and aquamarine waters.

On the Pacific side of the country especially, you'll find a huge number of great beach resorts vying for your attention. Those in the region of Guanacaste, including Tamarindo on the Nicoya Peninsula, enjoy long hot summer days and excellent surfing conditions. And Jaco, Playa Hermosa and Quepos in the central part of the country offer easy access to the buzzing capital of San José.

The shorter Caribbean stretch of coastline has fewer and less-developed beach resorts, but their beauty makes them well worth a visit during holidays in Costa Rica.

Check prices today using the search tool on TravelSupermarket. We'll find you the best deals on Costa Rica breaks, whether you are looking for Arenal holidays to check out the mighty volcano; holidays in Monteverde - a major ecotourism hotspot; Tortuguero holidays on the east coast; or breaks at any of the country's famed beach resorts.

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Average flight time(from London)

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