We wish Costa Rica had more coast and more islands. Yes, there are islands on its western shore. But we here at Caribbean Travel + Life care only about the Caribbean, of course. Instead of a string of coastal Caribbean islands like its Central American neighbors of Belize and Panama, Costa Rica's Caribbean shore is highlighted by nature preserves. This is actually a terrific vacation destination for an eco-friendly experience that gets you up close with the amazing animals of Costa Rica while also offering more and more luxury resorts. See more of our Costa Rica coverage in the Related Content below the map, which you can zoom in on or zoom out to see our other favorite vacation spots in the Caribbean. So yes, here's the answer to your basic and very popular question of where is Costa Rica.
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