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INSTITUTIONAL SITE

To offer better customer service, the Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT in Spanish) is being renovated. As a part of this process, we put at your disposal a web site with a modern design that includes an array of information to help speed up institutional procedures, operations, and consultations.

We are the governing tourism institution in Costa Rica; our premise is constant innovation so that tourism activities become the engine for the economic growth of the country.

We are the governing tourism institution in Costa Rica; our premise is constant innovation so that tourism activities become the engine for the economic growth of the country.

Estadisticas

Statistics

Tourism Statistics

Every tourism indicator for Costa Rica in one place.

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Sostenibilidad

Sustainability

Tourism Sustainability

Our mission to protect the environment has made us stand out.

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Tramites

Procedures

and Citizen Information

Quick access list to every kind of ICT procedure and consultation.

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Regional Offices

Where can you find us?

Our locations and what you can do in regional offices

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Costa Rica ofrece festivales para vivir una experiencia multicultural

Viajar es no sólo para el ocio y la relajación. También es una forma de aprender la cultura de los demás; por ello ir de vacaciones, cuando hay festivales es una gran idea. De acuerdo al sitio http://www.latinpost.com/ en Costa Rica se pueden disfrutar algunos de los que a continuación se mencionan: Fiestas de Palmares: Es la versión tica del Oktoberfest. Se lleva a cabo en la ciudad de Palmares y los turistas pueden experimentar la auténtica cultura tradicional de Costa Rica. Déjese seducir con las corridas de toros, actos de circo de artistas internacionales y desfiles de caballos. Festival Envisión: Es una semana de música. La gente puede disfrutar de las actuaciones de los músicos modernos y tradicionales. También es una semana en la que el yoga, la comida y el arte son los aspectos más destacados de la celebración. Este es un festival multicultural, ya que las personas de otros países visitan Costa Rica sólo para tomar parte en esta animada fiesta. Este año, el Festival Envision ha sido programado del 25 al 28 de febrero. El juego de Los Diablitos: El nombre del festival se traduce en "fiesta de los pequeños demonios." Se realiza durante la tercera semana de febrero. Los nativos usan máscaras de colores que representan a los pueblos conocidos espíritus ancestrales. Los visitantes llegan a probar la chicha (una bebida alcohólica hecha de maíz), el sabor de la comida local y varios testigos de la recreación del triunfo de los habitantes del pueblo sobre los conquistadores españoles a través de la danza. Por último, se pueden ver espectáculos de fuegos artificiales como conclusión de la fiesta. Carnavales de Limón: Esta una de las fiestas más populares de Costa Rica y se celebra durante el fin de semana del 12 de octubre. La gente bebe ron, música, el baile y desfiles. Festival de la Luz: Se lleva a cabo en la segunda semana de diciembre, para dar inicio a la Navidad y las celebraciones de Año Nuevo.

Tourism in Costa Rica

Viistantes por MOtivo de Viaje Placer

75% travel for vacation purposes.

75% of the people visiting Costa Rica travel for vacation, pleasure, and leisure; while only 13% do so for professional and business purposes.

Más de 2 Millones de visitas anuales

More than 2 million visits per year.

Costa Rica has a constant visit growth year after year; and, it remains as the main destination of the Region.

Satuisfacción del Turísta

68% enjoy the sun and beaches of Costa Rica.

Costa Rica offers idyllic beaches in both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, becoming a favorite destination for this activity

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  • The airline will offer two direct flights to our country.
  • With this connection between San José and Amsterdam-Schiphol, there will be access to 131 destinations around the world.

Today, Royal Dutch Airlines opened their direct flight to Costa Rica. The airline will fly directly to San José, Costa Rica (Amsterdam-San José-Amsterdam) twice a week (Tuesdays and Fridays) during the European winter (November to Mar

 

In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Nate, the Costa Rica government has announced two recovery effort priorities: restoring all national highways and continued monitoring of the affected areas.

President Luis Guillermo Solís, together with the National Commission for Risk Prevention and Emergency Care (CNE), which is part of the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT), and other first responders, have worked tirelessly to restore operations throughout the country in the s

In the wake of Tropical Storm Nate and as a follow-up to the response to the situation occurred, the President of the Republic, Luis Guillermo Solís, together with the Comisión Nacional de Prevención de Riesgos y Atención de Emergencias (National Risk Prevention and Emergency Response Commission, or CNE) of which the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) and other first response institutions are members, have taken on the task of responding in a comprehensive fashion to the storm's impact a

 

  • The Board reiterates the importance of the tourism sector protecting tourists’ safety.
  • It maintains coordination with the Emergency Operations Center (COE in Spanish), the Chamber of Tourism and Airports. 
  • ICT provides personnel working emergency, as well as the 800 – TURISMO line. Central line 22995800 / 5738 has also been opened.

The ICT strongly urges all tourism companies to work together with local committees

Enjoy the Museum Walk Pass

 With the new Museum Walk Pass, you can now visit the Jade Museum, the pre-Columbian Gold Museum, and the National Museum of Costa Rica, where you will be able to visit the stone, ceramic, jade a...

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Enjoy the Weekend with These Options

  If you do not have plans for this weekend, the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT, as per its acronym in Spanish) invites you to enjoy these free and low-cost options. The options range from spend...

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