LGBT Travel: 9 Facts About Costa Rica, Your Next Destination


Nowadays more and more travel destinations are open and ready to receive the LGBT travelers from around the world. Latin America is emerging as a region that is socially and culturally evolving in LGBT visibility and rights, making the so called pink market an important new audience for Latin American tourism boards.

There are a lot of not fully discovered paradises in Latin America and Costa Rica is one of them. Located in the heart of Central America, Costa Rica is a rich and amazing country that offers its visitors an interesting diversity of local destinations and activities for any kind of traveler.

Costa Rica is considered the newest LGBT destination in Latin America to visit.  TAM TRAVEL  is especialized in offering and tailoring vacation packages exclusively for those LGBT’s looking for new and exciting adventures. 

Get to know these 9 things you must know about this small but rich Central American country and book your trip now!


  1. Costa Rica hosts more than 5% of the world’s biodiversity even though its landmass only takes up .03% of the planet’s surface.

    Toucan from Costa Rica

  2. There are more than 121 volcanic formations in the country, and seven of them are active.

    Costa Rica Volcanoe

  3. There are about 52 species of hummingbirds in Costa Rica, making it a true hummingbird capital.

    hummingbird in Costa Rica

  4. There are about 750,000 species of insects that live in Costa Rica, including about 20,000 different types of spiders!  Also, more than 10% of the world’s butterflies live here.

    Costa Rica butterfly

  5. It is one of the most valued environmental destinations.  Approximately 25% of the country has protected forests and reserves.  There are more than 100 different protected areas to visit.

    Costa Rica rainforest

  6. It’s coffee is amongst the best in the world.

    coffee beans from Costa Rica

  7. In Costa Rica the situation facing LGBT  travelers is better than in most Central American countries and some areas of the country, especially in Quepos and Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio where LGBT travel has grown considerably.

    costa rica beach

  8. Homosexuality is legal, and in 2015 Costa Rica became the first country in Central America to recognize gay relationships.

    costa rica flag and rainbow flag

  9. Costa Rica is definitely a top LGBT friendly and safe destination for those who want to enjoy of ecotourism in group or for a romantic couple getaway.

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