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June 2012

Boat Trip To Santa Teresa Beach, Costa Rica.

Santa Teresa Beach is located on the southwestern tip of Nicoya Peninsula and it has been gaining many awards and recognition lately, being named one of the top ten most beautiful beaches in the world. Even though is not easy or fast to get to this beach destination, once you get there, you won´t want...
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Experience the adventure at exotic Pranamar Villas

Adventure rules at Playa Santa Teresa in Costa Rica

At Pranamar Oceanfront Villas on Costa Rica’s Playa Santa Teresa, it’s all about the adventure. To start with, it’s an adventure getting there! Santa Teresa is on the outer edge on the Pacific just above the tip of the Nicoya Peninsula. The roads are not paved here, and you must either come by way of...
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Costa Rica is a surfer's paradise

Surfing paradise found in Costa Rica

Sometimes called the “Hawaii of Latin American surfing,” Costa Rica is positively one of the world’s top surfing destinations. Add up warm water, consistent surf year-round, over 700 miles of coastline between both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts, literally thousands of beach breaks with easy access, and friendly people, and you get paradise! Costa Rica’s...
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Exciting Costa Rican surf vacations with Del Mar Surfing Academy

Summer vacation's here and surf's up!

Summer’s here and school’s out in North America and Europe! In Costa Rica, only a few more weeks until July vacations! SURF’S UP! Make your vacation memorable in Costa Rica with Del Mar Surfing Academy! Del Mar’s pro staff is ready to help you have the time of your life on one of their 7-night...
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Vintage Costa Rican rail travel on the Monteverde Cloud Forest Train

Revisit Costa Rica´s railway history on the Monteverde Cloud Forest Train

As with anything, it begins with a story. A small Central American nation yearning to grow from subsistence farming to being a world player with agricultural exports chooses to think big. Costa Rica is the country, and coffee is its most valuable commodity. The year is 1871. This is the decade of enormous world industrial,...
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Leave the driving to someone else in Costa Rica

How do I get there from here? Better to leave the driving to the experts in Costa Rica!

I still remember vividly the first time a local gave me directions in Costa Rica: Go north 700 meters. At the “pulperia” turn left, and go west 300 meters. At the corner where the old fig tree used to be, turn right. Go 175 meters and it’s the papaya-colored house on the left with the...
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Nicaragua - Land of Lakes and Volcanoes

Visit enchanting Nicaragua easily from Costa Rica

Just across the border, to Costa Rica’s north, lies the enchanting country of Nicaragua. The “Land of Lakes and Volcanoes,” as it is called, is easily reached by day trip or a longer weekend journey from Costa Rica. The civil war ended more than 20 years ago, and today, Nicaragua is one of the safest...
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