There is a growing trend now to embark on holidays to environmentally sustainable destinations. Costa Rica is one such destination which perfectly fits the bill. It is geographically well positioned. This destination is nestled between Panama and Nicaragua.
Costa Rica, a country in Central America, is rich in biodiversity. About half a million species of flora and fauna are found here. This destination ranks among the world’s top richest countries in terms of species density. The country is picturesque with nature’s bounty in great abundance. Visit Costa Rica to enjoy its many rainforests, national parks, volcanoes, lagoons and natural canals. With its strategic location bordering the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica’s waters are home to hawksbill turtles, whales and hammerhead sharks.
Costa Rica is one of the top ecotourism destinations in the world. Its popularity as a destination for nature lovers has grown manifold and the country presently ranks among the best performer in a list of 151 countries in the Happy Planet Index. The country’s natural heritage is fiercely protected by the local authorities as well. The environmental laws here are so rigorous that cutting down a tree without permission in Costa Rica is liable to put the person in jail.
With its plentiful natural charms, tourists from around the world are visiting Costa Rica year after year in a big way. In recent times the country has seen many new luxury lodges and hotels coming up to cater to the large number of tourists. In fact, it would not be out of place to say that Costa Rica has emerged as a prime destination for naturalists as well as leisure travelers.
If you have already planned or are on the verge of planning your holidays and booking flights to Costa Rica, it would be worthwhile to know beforehand about the new luxury lodges and hotels that have come up recently in the country.
Consider staying at Kura Design Villas. It opened its doors for the visitors only last year. Local Costa Rican couple Martin Wells, an architect, and Alejandra Umana, a biologist, built this vacation stay. The Kura Design Villas is exquisite collection of 6 stylish villas, which are beautifully designed with floor-to-ceiling glass walls and foliage providing shades. The natural environ here is simply remarkable. The customers staying at the villas can enjoy admiring hummingbirds, cusingas and parrots. The luxury villas are in the midst of Ballena Marina National Park’s tropical forest facing the Pacific Ocean, and one of the best places to stay at while on ecotourism to this beautiful country.
The Navara Springs, adults-only lodge, is yet another best place to stay here. It has come up adjacent to Navara Hotel Spa & Gardens, and opened recently. Its beautiful location on a mountainside overlooking Arenal Volcano has been attracting numerous visitors. This lodge is renowned to offer an intimate experience to its customers. You will just love staying here and enjoy the local species and a wide range of native and migratory birds. The 16 villas here is equipped with its individual pool fed by mineral springs, and private terrace and garden.