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July 2015
Grecia the toucan at Zoo Ave in Costa Rica

Costa Rica eco-lodge helps save the toucan Grecia

When naturalist guides Erick Camacho and Jose Garro found the dead toucan below a tree near their staff housing at the Costa Rica eco-lodge where they work, it was an interesting discovery but just another day in the jungle. However, the deceased toucan – or more importantly, its beak – has given a big boost...
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Travel the world

Travel agents & airlines inspired by Costa Rica travel

In these digital times, with the internet flooded with travel websites, it’s easy to think that no one needs travel agents anymore. But in fact, travel specialists have become more important than ever for people who want personalized service and luxurious touches on their trips. The continued popularity of travel agents was evidenced by the...
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Playa del Coco Costa Rica

The fun never stops in Playa del Coco Costa Rica

For me, there’s nothing better than the sound of waves on the beach, the smell of salty sea air, fresh breezes and sunshine. The ocean has a way of relaxing us and giving us a sense of bliss and peace. Nearly all of Costa Rica’s two million-plus tourists each year visit at least one beach...
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Hotel Tropico Latino restaurant at Santa Teresa Costa Rica

New website shows why you must visit this Santa Teresa Costa Rica hotel

A fresh, vibrant, personal style marks the energetic new website of Hotel Tropico Latino in Santa Teresa Costa Rica. The intimate beachfront hotel launched the new 2015 website to the public this week, giving viewers a fully-responsive user-friendly experience with a mobile-first design, making it easy to navigate on a wide range of web browsers...
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Ironhorse downhill mountain biking at Hacienda Guachipelin

New Costa Rica mountain biking tour rides Rincon de la Vieja Volcano

If you like the thrill of riding rough and fast down the rugged terrain of an active volcano in Costa Rica, passing through rainforest, splashing through rivers and getting muddy, then this new mountain biking tour is for you. In Guanacaste, Costa Rica – a major area for mountain biking – Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin has...
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Buddha Eyes Restaurant at Pranamar Villas in Santa Teresa Costa Rica

Santa Teresa Costa Rica restaurant masters fresh, novel cuisine

It’s a simple recipe: Fresh, good food. The Buddha Eyes Restaurant at Pranamar Oceanfront Villas & Yoga Retreat in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica has that recipe down to perfection. Now it’s even better. Known in the popular beach town for its fresh, healthy, innovative cuisine, Buddha Eyes Restaurant recently changed its dinner menu to bring...
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Portasol ocean view property in Costa Rica

Why you want this unique eco-community as a Costa Rica property investment

You’ve been to Costa Rica on vacation, and you’ve thought: “Wouldn’t it be great to live there?” Or, invest in a vacation home that you can rent out and visit frequently? Besides being one of the top five best places in the world to retire according to the 2015 International Living Retirement Index, a lot...
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Spa at Le Cameleon Hotel, Costa Rica

Why you need to start off every vacation with a relaxing massage

Have you ever had that feeling when you go on vacation, that you’re not really relaxed almost until it’s coming to an end? There is no better quick entry into that unstressed relaxation mode on vacation than getting a massage or spa treatment. It really is amazing how 60 or 90 minutes of making your...
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Atenas Costa Rica homes

Why you want to use a real estate agent in Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s real estate market is on the rise again and foreign investors are heading to the popular Central American country for retirement or a simpler place to live, or to invest in a Costa Rica vacation home or other property investment. The good news is that foreigners can legally own property in Costa Rica....
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Playa Guiones beach in Nosara, Costa Rica

Fascinating history of Nosara Costa Rica reveals unusual beginning

The history of a place can tell you a lot about its people, culture and environment, and what makes everything tick. In the case of Nosara, Costa Rica, its unusual and unlikely history strongly influenced how the area developed and how its communities live and thrive today. Nosara, and its beaches of Playa Guiones, Playa...
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Eco friendly travel

10 Easy & Simple Sustainable Travel Tips

Travelers can be environmentally conscious when going on vacation, and it doesn’t take much effort or time. Little things add up, and if everyone followed these sustainable travel tips, communities and the planet would benefit in amazing ways. 10 Easy & Simple Sustainable Travel Tips Re-use your hotel towels and sheets; don’t ask for new...
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Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge bungalow

La magia de Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge

La aventura comienza desde el viaje en avioneta, donde se aprecia la tierra perfectamente detallada desde arriba; la erosión de las montañas forman caminos en la tierra como ver enaguas gigantes, los diferentes tonos de verdes en los arboles, los colores cálidos en la tierra con los reflejos del sol. Cuando se vuela sobre la...
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