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Costa Rica, a tropical paradise, warmly embraces LGBTQ+ travellers with open arms. From vibrant cities to pristine beaches and lush rainforests, this Central American gem offers a diverse and exciting range of experiences to suit every tourist.
Costa Rica has emerged as one of the most gay-friendly countries in Latin America. Anti-discrimination laws protect LGBTQ+ residents and travellers. The capital San José boasts a small but lively gay district in Barrio Amón. Beach towns like Manuel Antonio host Pride events that welcome everyone to join the festive atmosphere.
Costa Rica's peaceful, community-oriented culture makes it a welcoming destination for gay travellers. The annual Pride festival in the capital showcases the country's progressive attitude. This vibrant event is a place for you to celebrate love, equality and pura vida vibes.
We love Costa Rica for its lush rainforests teeming with wildlife, stunning beaches with white sands, eco-friendly ethos, warm and friendly locals, and endless opportunities for both adventure and relaxation. You can make a trip to Costa Rica whatever you want it to be.
The capital, San Jose, boasts a bustling gay nightlife scene with clubs and bars that celebrate diversity. Travellers can explore Manuel Antonio National Park's stunning landscapes or bask in the beauty of secluded beaches like Playa Espadilla, known for its LGBTQ+ scene.
You can embark on thrilling eco-adventures, like zip-lining through the Monteverde Cloud Forest or exploring Arenal Volcano. Costa Rica's inclusive atmosphere and breathtaking scenery make it an inviting destination for all travellers.
At Out Of Office, we specialise in combining inclusive service with exclusive travel experiences, but you can find non-LGBTQ+ specific information on travel in Costa Rica by visiting our Costa Rica destination page.
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Over 11 days you’ll experience Costa Rica. Instead of rushing from one destination to another, we’ll go to three different places along with San Jose. We’ve been beach and bar hopping to find the must-see locations in this stunning country....
With progressive LGBTQ+ laws and acceptance, Costa Rica is becoming an increasingly popular gay-friendly getaway.
Visitors will find a peaceful pura vida vibe and opportunities to connect with thriving local communities, especially in Manuel Antonio and other beach areas. The capital San José has a small, vibrant gay district full of nightlife and culture.
Costa Rica’s dedication to human rights ensures respect for its LGBTQ+ visitors. Pride parades like Fiestas LGBTIQ offer festive celebrations of love and equality for all.
Whether relaxing on palm-fringed beaches, exploring dense jungles teeming with wildlife, or taking in the stunning natural scenery of Arenal Volcano, gay travellers in Costa Rica will find plenty of wonders to discover on an affirming and memorable holiday.
From adrenaline-pumping adventures to total relaxation, Costa Rica offers endless activities for travellers.
Zip line high above the rainforest canopy, go over thrilling whitewater rapids in a raft, and hike to thunderous waterfalls in lush national parks.
Lounge on pristine beaches, surf perfect waves, and snorkel among diverse marine life.
Embark on wildlife safaris to spot monkeys, sloths, toucans and more.
Visit bubbling volcanic hot springs near Arenal for a soothing dip.
In the cultural hub of San José, explore historic buildings, museums, and markets.
With stunning landscapes from coast to jungle, Costa Rica captivates visitors with natural beauty and exhilarating experiences for an unforgettable Central American journey.
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