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March 2014
Veragua Rainforest Park

Best Costa Rica shore excursions in Limon

Looking for what shore excursions to choose on your cruise to Costa Rica? I always recommend what Costa Rica is most famous for – its rainforest and nature. At your Caribbean port of call in Limon, Costa Rica, one of the best Costa Rica shore excursions to experience the rainforest and its exotic wildlife is...
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Archaeology Tour Hacienda Guachipelin

Cultural history of Guanacaste explored in new tour at Rincon de la Vieja National Park

Not much is known about the first native peoples to live near the massive Rincon de la Vieja Volcano in Costa Rica’s Guanacaste province. A new archaeology tour at the area’s eco-lodge Hacienda Guachipelin will help shed some light on the mysteries of these indigenous ancestors of Costa Rica. “We’re rescuing the cultural traditions of...
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Jazz Saxophone

Jazz brightens tropical nights at Pranamar Villas in Santa Teresa Costa Rica

“Jazz washes away the dust of everyday life.” — Art Blakey The clear tones of Miles Davis to the eclectic mix of Herbie Hancock can be heard weekly emanating from the Balinese-style Buddha Eyes Restaurant at Pranamar Oceanfront Villas & Yoga Retreat on Santa Teresa Beach. If you think a remote tropical beach in Costa...
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Canyoning with Explornatura

15 years of Costa Rica adventures has been dream come true

When Massi Devoto used to guide small groups around Costa Rica, he noticed that out of all of the experiences the tourists shared, the ones they enjoyed and talked about the most were the simplest. Buying tropical fruits at a roadside stand. Watching a monkey in a tree. Meeting friendly folk in a rural town....
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Beach club La Sula Sea Lounge

Hotel Le Caméléon opens new beachfront club on Caribbean

New beginnings are old hat at upscale Hotel Le Caméléon in Costa Rica, where their motto is “Every day is a new day”. The Costa Rica boutique hotel on the southern Caribbean Coast, that changes the color of its decor daily like a chameleon, is marking its fifth anniversary year with the opening of its...
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Beachfront Hotel Tropico Latino at Santa Teresa

Hotel Tropico Latino in Santa Teresa Costa Rica refines a new image

Reinventing a business is a process not every company takes the time to tackle. It is like soul-searching. Who are we? What are we about? What are we doing and why? And it is the most urgently talked about business concept over the past five years. After 15 years in business, Hotel Tropico Latino at...
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Yoga at Nosara Costa Rica

In Nosara Costa Rica, it’s all about yoga and surfing

Look up anything about Nosara Costa Rica, and you are going to find mention of yoga and surfing. First surfing, and then yoga, has been a magnet for four decades to the quiet stretch of sand, ocean and tropical dry forest on the Pacific’s Nicoya Peninsula. Starting in the 1970s, pioneering expats from the U.S....
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Howler monkey at Sensoria

Childhood memory leads to amazing Costa Rica Eco Tour

Every young child has a special place where they feel happiest. For Fernando Madrigal, as a young boy growing up in Costa Rica, that place was his grandparents’ farm – the Finca La Troya in the Orosi Valley of Cartago. “I spent practically all of my childhood and youth on this farm until my grandparents...
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Copa Marley Dominical Costa Rica 2014

Marley Cup Costa Rica surf competition comes to Dominical

Costa Rica’s fourth 2014 Olympus National Surfing Circuit competition is coming March 15 and 16 to the beautiful south Pacific beach of Dominical. The Marley Cup will be held in front of the well-known Tortilla Flats beachfront restaurant and bar at Dominical. The competition is named for principal sponsor House of Marley, which sells earth-friendly...
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Balsa River rafting Arenal Costa Rica

Rafting in the Costa Rica rainforest at Arenal Volcano

Costa Rica’s whitewater rafting fame includes the beautiful rivers of the Arenal Volcano area – the Balsa, Toro and Peñas Blancas Rivers. The spectacular rainforest around the impressive, live Arenal Volcano, the area’s easy accessibility, and huge abundance of outdoor adventures make it a top place to visit in Costa Rica. The best thing about...
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Costa Rica - Manuel Antonio

Sunny Spring Break 2014 in Costa Rica

Tired of that heavy winter coat, snow boots and wet, dismal weather? We agree. As record-high levels of snow, ice and rain and record-low temperatures continue to grip North America and Europe, Costa Rica is looking better and better as a Spring Break 2014 destination. It’s time for some sun, and Costa Rica has plenty...
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Playa Nicuesa Beach Costa Rica

Costa Rica eco lodge is unique place for rainforest retreats

Imagine attending a workshop or a retreat, but instead of a conference center or event hall, you were surrounded by sounds of lapping waves of 80-degree calm Pacific gulf waters and roars of howler monkeys in Costa Rica eco lodge. This is what it is like to have a seminar or retreat at Playa Nicuesa...
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