The Costa Rican way of life can be expressed through the phrase ‘Pura Vida’ that means ‘pure life’ or ‘plenty of life’. It is a way of greeting or response to greeting but it also reflects the essence by which the Costa Ricans lead their life.
The Costa Ricans are music loving people who love guitar playing and different types of dances like salsa, cumbia, bachata, soca, and merengue. Folk dances are also popular and enjoyed by both older and younger people.
Apart from providing a clean environment, the country offers a high standard of health by providing quality medical care and healthy diet.
The place is a heaven of a wide variety of tropical fruits like mangoes, bananas, watermelons, pineapples, papaya, guava, avocadoes, cantaloupe, etc. Apart from fresh, tree-ripened fruits, fresh fishes of various types are also available here at an inexpensive price. You will get the finest quality sea foods and fishes like lobster, shrimp, tuna, marlin, red snapper, mahi-mahi, etc. in the local restaurants.
Costa Rican people are very conscious about cleanliness and potable water is available in most of the regions of the country. So, it is safe to dine out at bars, restaurants, and sodas dotted across the country.