What is the currency in costa rica?
The national official currency of Costa Rica is the Costa Rican colones. Colones come in 1,000 2,000 5,000 10,000 20,000 and 50,000 bills as well as coins of much smaller amounts.
US dollars are also widely accepted throughout the country. However, you might not always get the best exchange rate. If you opt to use dollars, just make sure they are in good condition. It is best not to try and use anything larger than $20 bills. Most places won’t accept them.