Despite being just less than 51,800sq km and under a quarter of the size of the UK, Costa Rica is known as one of the most exciting destinations for adventure travel. Here are a few of our favourite activities in this amazing Central American country:
Costa Rica is the home of recreational ziplining and, for that very reason, it is a must-do when visiting. I did this exhilarating activity in several areas, over various landscapes – but a highlight for me was alongside Lake Arenal, with spectacular views of Arenal Volcano. I was terrified at first, having always had a slight fear of heights, but the guides made me feel totally at ease. Having completed the first couple of rides and got a taste of the fabulous vistas, I began to enjoy it more and more. It was truly exhilarating and is something I would recommend to anyone who craves an adrenaline rush. What better way to experience a country and its landscapes than from the sky?