Is Costa Rica safe?
Costa Rica has a very low level of violent crime. However like all tourists areas, care should always be taken with your valuables. Use commons sense, such as not leaving valuables visible in a vehicle even if it is locked. Also, if you have car trouble or a flat, it is best not accept help from strangers. To be extra safe, it is recommended that if you do get out of your vehicle for any reason, even if you are repairing a flat, lock your doors.