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Costa Rica closes beaches to tourism

Wednesday, March 25, 2020


It is high season on Espadilla beach in Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio national park. Normally, spring breakers, honeymooners and retirees from around the world would be jostling for space on the pristine white sands overlooked by rainforest-covered hills.

But Costa Rica closed all its beaches on Friday to help contain the spread of the coronavirus, The Guardian reports.