Use water sparingly. Keep your showers short!
Save energy. Do not leave your room AC / fan on while you are not there.
Always travel with a reusable water bottle. In Costa Rica, the water is drinkable everywhere. -Say no to straws!
Try to use local public transport or shared transport to travel from one place to another.
Don’t litter. Try to reuse and recycle. Most hotels, restaurant and public beaches offer the opportunity to recycle.
Try to buy locally made souvenirs and not cheap “Costa Rican” key rings shipped from China.
If you bargain, do it wisely and respectfully.
Don’t pick up and take home natural resources such as stones, shells, plants etc.
Try to choose eco-friendly restaurants and hotels.
Respect the local culture and try to understand it. Be open and don’t judge.
Eat locally grown and processed food.
When hiking, stay on the trails in order not to interfere too much with the nature around you.
Don’t feed wild animals.
Take your own reusable bag when you go grocery shopping.
Don’t buy anything made from endangered plants or animals.
Try to learn a few words and sentences in Spanish.
When snorkelling, don’t touch marine wildlife.
Spread the word between other travellers.