The real question is why wouldn't you choose Costa Rica?
With so many countries in the world marketing themselves as dental tourism destinations, why should someone choose Costa Rica. Well, we think the answer is easy, because Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful places on earth. However, here’s a few more reasons for you to consider.
Costa Rica is world renowned for its extremely high medical standards and protocols. The country has a long history of being a safe, secure destination for medical tourists of all types...dental health, cosmetic surgery, fertility and hormone treatments among others. And Costa Rica’s hospitals are considered among the most modern and advanced in all of Latin America; rivaling those you would find in the U.S. and Canada.
Costa Rica offers unparalleled value when it comes to the level of service you receive. The cost of medical services in Costa Rica are usually less than half of what you might pay in the U.S. or Canada.
Costa Rica is arguably one of the safest countries in all of Latin America. In fact, the crime rate in Costa Rica is lower than in many major U.S. cities. Costa Rica also enjoys one of the most stable governments in the world. So stable in fact, that it has no need for an army and hasn’t had one since 1948.
Costa Ricans, or “Ticos” are known for being extremely friendly and very well educated. Costa Rica has a literacy rate of 97.8% and most Ticos speak fluent English.
For over 30 years, Costa Rica has been considered one of the premier ecotourism destinations in the entire world. 25% of the country is made up of national parks and protected areas. In short, it is paradise on earth.
Many of our patients choose Costa Rica as a dental destination because it is a relatively short flight away. San Jose is only a 3 hour flight from Miami International Airport.