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Holidays in Costa Rica and Nicaragua

A wildlife haven without parallel and an idyll of cloud forests, tour Costa Rica and Nicaragua with Titan Travel and discover steamy volcanoes and glorious sandy beaches, Costa Rica is the jewel of Central America. Recognising many years ago the importance of their natural bounty, the Costa Ricans accorded great swathes of their country protected status, presenting ecologically minded travellers with their perfect destination.

Such travellers will not want to miss the Tortuguero Canals, the Arenal Volcano and Monteverde Cloud Forest, echoing to the exotic call of colourful birds of paradise

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Tipping is customary for obtaining good service. For service in restaurants etc. 15% is usual .


Colon (CRC) 1CRC = 100 centimos.


Restaurants are generally inexpensive; smaller towns and villages offer local dishes, with limited international cuisine. There is a wide choice of coffee.


Hello- Hola, Goodbye- Chau, Please- Por favor, Thank you- Gracias, Yes- Si, No- No


GMT - 6 hours


120V, 60Hz. 2 flat prongs in a parallel position.


The coastal regions are hotter than San Jose, and the east coast has higher humidity levels than elsewhere.


For the latest country specific information please check the website for National Travel Health Network and Centre

Passports and visas

No visa is needed for British citizens to enter Costa Rica. A standard 10 year British passport is required for all holidays, which must be valid for at least 6 months beyond your planned date of return travel.

Flight time

From London to San Jose is approx 11 hours and 20 mins