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Costa Rica, which translates to “rich coast,” lives up to its name with an abundance of awe-inspiring natural beauty. Scenic beaches and barreling surf give way to volcanoes, cloud forests, and lush rainforests teeming with incredible biodiversity. Add in a healthy dose of outdoor adventure and a friendly and laid-back culture that celebrates living pura vida, and it’s easy to see why this small country packs such a large punch.

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