Airports in Costa Rica

CORONAVIRUS: Check the restrictions in force with your airline or by contacting the airport, taking into account its origin and destination. In the case of international flights you can see the situation of each country at International map current country restrictions.

  Recommendations for travelers to Costa Rica

Information about Costa Rica
Population: 4.700.0002 (2013)
Capital: San José 1,404,242 inhab. (2011) - metro area 2.35 millones
Official Languages: spanish
Main cities: San José, Limón, Puntarenas, Cartago, Alajuela, Heredia

According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Costa Rica in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.

In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Costa Rica, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Costa Rica - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices

Currency: Costa Rican colón (CRC)

Time Zone: (GMT-6)


Vaccination needed for traveling to Costa Rica

Vaccination data up to july 2012:


- Obligatory vaccines: None
- Recommended vaccines: Tetanus-diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country