According to the World Peace Index, Costa Rica is one of the highest ranked countries. You can really feel a climate of serenity all over the country. Like 10 countries in the world, Costa Rica is one of the few to have no army since 1948. Costa Rica is the oldest democracy in Central America.
There are 10 volcanoes in the country, some of which are still active and some of which have incredible natural hot springs, the highest of which is the Irazu, which rises to more than 3400 meters above sea level. Surf is ubiquitous on almost every beach in the country, more than a culture a second religion. One of the longest rolls in the world is here in Boca Baranca.
The motorcycle is a very popular means of transportation in Costa Rica and some excels in the field.