Drinking water is always a concern when travelling anywhere and the following is a guide for protecting yourself worldwide and in particular, Costa Rica and Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. In addition to other liquids, the recommended daily intake of water is six to eight glasses. When traveling in tropical climates, such as Costa Rica, maintaining proper hydration is vital. Since jet-lag is also reduced by mild exercise that keeps the circulation in the lower sections of the body, rehydration is also an important consideration.
Though the quality of fresh water depends on where you are in Costa Rica; overall, fresh water in Costa Rica ranks amongst the best in the world. Like North America, there are very few instances where drinking water from the tap is not advised. Bottled water is readily available and recommended to those visitors with sensitive stomachs. Common sense dictates that taking a chance that could possibly ruin an otherwise beautiful vacation in the Republic of Costa Rica is probably not a good idea.
At Blue River Resort & Hot Springs water from the tap is fresh and pure. It is drawn from springs that form at the tops of mountain ranges beside Rincon de la Vieja and flow down to create creeks and rivers. There is no industry here, ensuring no pollutants. In fact Blue River Resort & Hot Springs is encompassed by one of the worlds Blue Zones. These are the regions of the world where inhabitants are renowned for living longer lives; frequently living productive lives through their ninety’s and on past one hundred.
One indication for this phenomenon points to the minerals present in the water found in this Blue Zone.
Here are a few tips to consider regarding hydration when on vacation:
Generally, Costa Ricans do not drink carbonated beverages as North Americans would. Instead, they enjoy a local drink called a ‘Granizado’. Made with shaved ice, mixed with condensed milk, or powdered milk, and diced fruit stirred in on some occasions.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding your health, or comfort, whilst visiting Costa Rica please ask our staff at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. Your welfare is our main concern here at the Blue River Resort and Hot Springs; here you will get a first-hand opportunity to see the mineral rich water of the real Blue River.