Costa Rica is one of the world’s most popular destinations for Eco-tourists because of its biodiversity. It possesses the greatest density of species in the world, and around 25% of its national territory is protected by a system of conservation areas and national parks. Both tropical plant and animal species abound in this country. The country has some of the best beaches in the world. The Atlantic coast is just five hours away from the Pacific coast and both offer completely different views and landscapes. Check out our Panama travel suggestions, these make a great combination to your Costa Rican itinerary.