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Places to Visit in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a country with the fairy-tale charm, and the highest Happy Planet Index of 64. It is one of the best destinations for ecotourism. The happiest country welcomes over two million visitors annually. With its biodiversity, it gives a reprieve from the maddening life. The immaculate beaches stretch for miles and offer opportunities for kayaking and rafting. Dominical Beach, Playa Arcos, Playa Ventanas, Playa Carrillo, Playa Barrigona, and Islas Tortugas are some of the best beach destinations in Costa Rica. Osa Peninsula with its black sand beach and a rich variety of animals and plants is a visual treasure trove. The Corcovado National Park is the chief highlight of the peninsula. It is home to exotic animals such as moon crabs, jaguars, tapirs, etc. Some of the interesting places to visit include Arenal Volcano, Museo Nacional de Costa Rica, Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, Cerro Chirripó, La Fortuna Waterfall, and Chato Volcano.