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February 2013
Hike your way to health on trails in Costa Rica's rainforest

Hike your way to Health in Costa Rica's Rainforest

Writer and poet Henry David Thoreau said it best, “I think that I cannot preserve my health and spirits, unless I spend four hours a day at least … sauntering through the woods and over the hills and fields, absolutely free from all worldly engagements.” I agree wholeheartedly. I always feel renewed, refreshed, and more...
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Snorkeling Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Finding Nemo and other Fish Tales on Manuel Antonio Catamaran Tour

I met Nemo the other day. Well, actually it was his cousin. Instead of a cute bright orange and white striped Clownfish, this little guy was a vibrant yellow and turquoise with dark stripes. It swam right up to my snorkel mask, in my mind to say, “Hi!” Really, what it was probably thinking was...
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Costa Rica is a top vacation destination in the world

Boutique Hotels Feature in Costa Rica Vacation Package

Looking for ideas on where to go and what to do on vacation in Costa Rica? Here’s an interesting and fabulously varied trip to 6 of Costa Rica’s top tourist destinations, and all while staying in charming and luxurious boutique hotels. The unique architecture, personalized service and enchanting intimacy that you find at boutique hotels...
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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica is a water adventure playground

10 Water Adventures to do in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Dazzling white sandy beaches backed by tropical rainforest, shimmering tropical-warm blue-green water, fresh ocean breezes, and a diverse array of wildlife – Manuel Antonio is one of Costa Rica’s most popular beach destinations. Conveniently located on Costa Rica’s Central Pacific Coast, here you can experience nearly all of the country’s enchanting attractions in one place....
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Pranamar Villas' gift shop in Costa Rica features unique gifts from around the world

Unique Gifts Keep Costa Rica Travel Memories Alive

One of the joys of traveling is picking up that little something special to bring back home. A unique gift from a unique place that will remind you months and years later of the fun trip you enjoyed. In the case of world traveler Susan Money, owner of Costa Rica’s Pranamar Oceanfront Villas and Yoga...
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Tirimbina nature reserve in Sarapiqui, Costa Rica

Adventure and Nature Combine the Best of Sarapiqui, Costa Rica

Sarapiquí is one of my favorite places in Costa Rica. Rust red-orange earth meets up with jade green water of the Sarapiqui River, next to fluorescent green grass and darker emerald-green, thick rainforest. Jewel-toned birds and butterflies swoop here and there, and this time of year, the cicadas bring a tumultuous cacophony to the sunshine....
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Veragua Rainforest Aerial Tram in Costa Rica

Veragua Aerial Tram Offers Glimpse into Hidden Rainforest

Suspended on cables gliding through the tops of giant tropical trees, amid hidden, dripping, hanging gardens full of plants and animals in the rainforest, is a pretty cool experience. Rainforest trees are tall, really tall, even towering up to more than 100 feet high. The microcosm of life happening at this level is abundant and...
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Domestic flights make it easy to travel in Costa Rica

Come Fly with Me: Getting around Costa Rica by Air

Costa Rica’s amazing natural attractions make it an incomparable vacation destination. You’re in paradise here in the tropics with lush rainforest, active volcanoes, spectacular mountain ranges and valleys, and endless beaches on both Pacific and Caribbean coasts. Domestic flights are the perfect option for travelers who want to visit as many places in Costa Rica...
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