Gap Year Programs In Costa Rica

Why Take a Gap Year in Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s incredibly varied topography means you can cruise the cloud forest one day, visit an active volcano the next, and finish relaxing on a hot sandy beach. Choice and variety are the name of the game here.

The country’s huge variety of exotic animals, from howler monkeys to toucans, are common to see on a gap year throughout Central America’s most varied landscape. The beaches are World class; the beauty is staggering and the sluggish pace seductive. It’s a peaceful oasis in a stunning region.

It’s also an active traveller’s dream location, with surfing, hiking, snorkelling, zip lining and loads more! You can cruise the cloud forest one day, visit an active volcano the next, and finish relaxing on a hot sandy beach.

Costa Rica has some of the greatest Biodiversity on earth, a feat made more impressive by the fact that it is such a tiny country. Costa Rica makes up only 0.03% of the world’s land mass but is home to 5% of its biodiversity, more than 500,000 species can be found here. Around 25% of the country’s territory is under some form of protection making it the perfect conservation destination.

Gap Year in Costa Rica

Gap Year Programs in Costa Rica

If you're interested in a gap year in Costa Rica, the next step is to join one of our programs.

Costa Rica Marine Adventure

Duration 4 weeksPrices from from £2450
Gain internationally recognised PADI qualifications & protect Costa Rica's Turtle population on the stunning Pacific Coast.
Scuba Diving, 3 PADI Scuba Qualifications, Sea Turtle Conservation
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Become an internationally approved Dive and First Aid Instructor with Expedition Leadership skills and great job options.
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