Costa Rica is located in Central America. Our country has consistently been among the top Latin American countries in the Human Development Index (HDI), ranked 66th in the world in 2015. According to the New Economics Foundation, Costa Rica ranks first in the Happy Planet Index and is the “greenest” country in the world.
Costa Rica is one of most highly valued tourist destinations in this planet. Our country is home to a rich variety of plants and animals. While the country has only about 0.25% of the world’s landmass, it contains 5% of the world’s biodiversity. Around 25% of the country’s land area is in protected national parks and protected areas, the largest percentage of protected areas in the world.
Costa Rica offers a wide variety of natural and cultural wonders that range from white sand beaches and coral reefs, to volcanoes, lush rainforests, hot springs and many other attractions. Make sure you enjoy our country during your stay.
To see more information about Costa Rica visit www.visitcostarica.com
We are a Medical Tourism Destination
Medical tourism industry in Costa Rica has grown a lot during the last years, making our country one of the most preferred medical travel destinations, due to some unique factors according to the Council for the International Promotion of Costa Rica Medicine (PROMED www.promedcostarica.com) such as:
There are more than 20 direct flights to Costa Rica from U.S.A., and our countries are very close. For instance, a flight from Miami takes two hours and forty five minutes.
You will find pleasant and mild weather all year long, with an average temperature of 22°C (72°F). The temperature is slightly higher in the coastal areas.
Latest medical technology
Costa Rica’s healthcare industry takes advantage of the synergy with its growing medical devices industry and offers to national and foreign patients the latest medical technology on the market.
Costa Rica is the safest country in Central America. One of the reasons that Costa Rica continues to grow as one of the world’s top destinations is because it is one of the few destinations where travelers can feel safe exploring almost any part of the territory.
At DDS Dental you will find a Patient Services Coordinator who can help you with your trip, appointment schedule and other services such as:
-Transportation: Airport-Hotel-Airport and Hotel-Clinic-Hotel.
-Hotels recommendations and special fees for our patients.
-Leisure Time: During your free time, you can discover Costa Rica. We have a partner that will l be glad to assist you with day tours that do not interfere with your dental appointments.
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All US citizens require a passport valid for at least six months in order to enter Costa Rica. It is very important that you do not purchase your airline ticket until you have received a confirmation stating the dates of your dental treatments and your overnight accommodations.
The closest airport to our office is Juan Santamaria International Airport.