Costa Rica Culture
Cultures vary throughout the world
and often simply not knowing a common custom or fact can lead to a
large misunderstanding and can cause trouble on your vacation. By
learning about the basic life and culture in Costa Rica, you can better
prepare yourself for your Costa Rican experience!
Costa Rican Facts
The basic things you need to know
include how to get around, where to go, where to sleep, what to do,
business hours and many other seemingly random facts. Costa Rica runs
on Central Standard Time; therefore visitors from North American will
experience minimal jet lag. The healthcare system in Costa Rica is
better than most South and Central American Countries, and their modern
hospitals offer up-to-date medical care. These basic facts will help
you easily adjust to the culture in Costa Rica, but there are many
other important facts that you should know before you leave.