Traveling to Costa Rica: What You Need to Know

Are you dreaming about the Pura Vida? You aren’t the only one.

Did you know that over 3 million people visited Costa Rica in 2019 alone? Over half of those were from the United States. It is safe to say you are in great company!

According to ICT Tourism Board, Costa Rica travel has doubled from January to May 2021, with over 70,000 arrivals in May 2020. While travel is not yet at pre-pandemic levels, over 270,000 people travel to Costa Rica in 2021.

Sunset beach Osa Peninsula Costa Rica


Travel to Costa Rica

Osa Green Wildlife There is no doubt about that travel looks different now.

When you travel, it is important to review the country requirements, airline policies, and what to expect in the country. Some countries and airlines may require COVID tests, vaccines, travel insurance, and health pass forms.

There are constantly changes happening in each country and airline. As a traveler, it is your responsibility to review the official country sites to get the most of up to date information.

For Costa Rica, visit Visit Costa Rica for the most up to date requirements for travel.

For a recent traveler and Digital Marketer’s experience, read on Travel to Costa Rica in 2021.


As of July 31, 2021, Costa Rica Requires

  1. A Visa For Some Countries*
  2. With a Tourist Visa and/or Passport, Most Countries allow tourists to Stay Up to 90 Days
  3. Health Pass Form for Entry
  4. For Vaccinated Travelers with Proof, No Travel Insurance is Required.
  5. For Non-Resident, Travel Insurance with Min Requirements for Entry
  6. Round Trip Ticket / Ticket for Next Destination

Make sure you visit Visit Costa Rica and check with your airline for the most up to date requirements.

What’s Next

Now that your travel is booked, country requirements are met, and bags are packed, it is time to plan the adventures you will have in Costa Rica!

Whether you are traveling solo, an adventure seeker, or looking for an incredible group experience for your family and friends, Osa Green Travel has you covered.

Booking a Tour

Are you a month to three months away from your travels?

We would love to help you with our Night Tour,  Chocolate Farming Tour great for family and friends, and Corcovado Two Day experience for adventure lovers.

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Leaving a Green Experience at the Osa Peninsula