13 amazing green getaways

1) Explore nature in Costa Rica

Green Getaway: Costa RicaCosta Rica, which means “Rich Coast,” is a nature lover’s paradise, with many protected areas. Fertile cloud forests, volcanoes, black sand beaches, dense rainforests and endless shores offer incredible outdoor activities and wildlife viewing. The biodiversity is astonishing—although the country covers just 0.03 percent of the earth’s surface, it contains five percent of earth’s biodiversity. Travellers can choose from a wide selection of eco-friendly accommodations. To find hotels with sustainable practices, check out the Costa Rica Tourism Board’s Certification for Sustainable Tourism program.

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