10 pictures of Costa Rica that will make you want to quit life and move there


It's the place all your friends and their families are going to for the winter holidays: Costa Rica. The poster-child for ecotourism and home to the soccer team you can't help but root for during the World Cup, Costa Rica is one of the hottest travel destinations (especially during July! We'll take a free joke any day).

If the prospect of hanging out drinking margaritas out of coconuts alongside monkeys and beaches isn't enough to get you thinking about selling everything you own and opening a kayak rental business, some eye candy should. Here are 10 images that will make you say "Oh si!" to Costa Rica.

Monteverde Costa RIca Landscape towards Pacific Ocean
Monteverde Costa RIca Landscape looking towards Pacific Ocean. Credit: CostaRicaDA via Getty Images.

Manuel Antonio BeachManuel Antonio Beach. Credit: Sean Caffrey/Getty.

costa rica "arenal" volcanoArenal Volcano. Credit: shutterstock.

Lush jungle covered mountains stretch out into the Gulf of Nicoya next to the rocky and sandy beach of Ballena Bay in Costa RicaBallena Bay. Credit: shutterstock.

Cityscape, San Jose, Costa RicaSan Jose, Costa Rica. Credit: Getty Images.

High angle view of Catarata del Toro waterfall at sunset, Costa RicaCatarata del Toro waterfall. Credit: Getty Images​​​​​​​.

Irazu volcano - crater lake - Costa RicaIrazu Volcano. Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto​​​​​​​.

traditional plate in Costa Rica, called 'Casado'. It's composed by rice, beans, steak, banana egg, corn and salad.
Traditional plate in Costa Rica, called 'Casado'. It's composed by rice, beans, steak, banana egg, corn and salad. Credit: gmirandah.

Rio Celeste riverRiver stream in Rio Celeste. Credit: Getty Images.

Jungle tour in the monteverde national park costa ricaMonteverde Costa Rica Cloud Forest. Credit: Sepp Puchinger/Getty.

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