Costa Rica is considered to have the highest density of biodiversity of any country in the world, containing four percent of the species estimated to exist on the planet. If you want to see animals in their natural habitat, we offer you these options:


They can inhabit both humid or rainy forests (Osa Peninsula for example) and dry forests (such as Santa Rosa National Park, Guanacaste) or highland forests (Talamanca). It is usually solitary, except during the breeding season or when raising cubs.

White-faced monkey:

In Manuel Antonio National Park there are four types of monkeys.


Finding it is not an easy task. The quetzal is in danger of extinction, in Costa Rica its population is larger, thanks to the protection that the country has given to its forests. Here we tell you where and when it will be easier for you to find the quetzal. The best time to see the quetzal in Costa Rica is during its breeding season: from mid-February to July. You can see it in 4 places: Monteverde Cloud Forest, Quetzales National Park, San Gerardo de Dota and Braulio Carrillo National Park.