Gay Country Rank: 49/193
Costa Rica is a hotspot for LGBTQ+ tourists, with two major LGBTQ+ friendly centers and a tolerant populace.
This country was one of the earliest countries in Central America to recognize gay and lesbian relationships, and considered as one of the best Latin American countries for LGBTQ travelers.
The country's biggest LGBTQ pride event takes place in San José each June, with up to 100,000 participants and spectators.
Costa Rica Pride is a massive event that takes place every year on Pride Beach in San Jose and includes a large Pride march through the streets called the March of Diversity.