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Costa Rica

“The whole experience was one the players and parents will never forget. The soccer, the sightseeing and the cultural environment; the balance between soccer and social sightseeing was great.”

Barry Christmas, Coach, FC Wheeling United

About Costa Rica:

Costa Rica, officially the Republic of Costa Rica, is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Caribbean Sea to the east, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island. Costa Rica was the point where the Mesoamerican and South American native cultures met. “Pura Vida” is the most recognizable phrase attached to Costa Ricans, and it reflects the Costa Rican way of life. Often, people walking down the streets, or buying food at shops say hello by saying “Pura Vida“, which means pure life, or good life.

About San Jose:

The capital of Costa Rica is home to a number of resources and attractions to cultivate cultural immersion. From its history and infrastructure to its divine cuisine and climate, San Jose has become a top destination for travelers seeking to experience the wonders of Central America. With its vast number of parks, plazas, theaters and museums; fun for everyone can be found in San Jose.

For more information about Costa Rica, visit the Costa Rican Tourism website.