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Nature wonderlands that make Costa Rica such a fantastic place to visit

One of the amazing things about Costa Rica is that despite the fact that is a small little country, the diversity of landscapes that house a range of different types of forests and vegetation is awesome. In every corner of this tropical paradise, you will find wildlife galore that inhabit these verdant nature wonderlands that...
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Tortuguero a treasured place for visitors and the sea turtles

The secluded and spectacular rainforest laden area of Tortuguero in Costa Rica is not only a treasured place for its visitors that come to explore its water canals and wildlife, but it was also selected by four species of sea turtles to return to year after to year to nest. This natural spectacle that has...
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An Enchanting Hotel member brings us new landscapes and backroads…

Welcome, Ecolirios Boutique Hotel & Spa to the Enchanting Hotels family of luxury boutique properties in the most beautiful places in Costa Rica.  This new member brings us new landscapes and new backroads to a secluded yet spectacular corner of the country that will take your breath away. Ecolirios can be found on the lower...
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New culinary fusions and flavors at Nicuesa!

Imagine yourself in the middle of the rainforest, overlooking the ocean, savoring fresh, homegrown produce from an edible garden.  This is Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge!   This Enchanting Hotel property believes that when you travel, experimenting with and experiencing the local food should be a highpoint of your adventure.   So, at this magnificent property, you will have the...
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Costa Rica’s Manatees; Tortuguero’s Mermaids of the Canals

Manatus Costa Rica, Tortuguero’s best eco-luxury hotel is named after one of the most exceptional yet mysterious residents; the Costa Rican Manatees or Tortugueros “Mermaids of the Canal” as they are called.  These shy Sirenians prefer to stay out of sight but they are certainly on the mind of Manatus Costa Rica as they lead...
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Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge at Golfo Dulce is sustainable tourism at its best.

Did you know that the far southern Pacific coast of amazing Costa Rica boasts 2.5% of the world’s biodiversity?  Pretty impressive to say the least as is Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge that takes sustainable tourism to a whole new level in so many ways.  This is sustainable tourism at its best and where better than a...
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Manatus Tortuguero – Sustainable Tourism to a T..

It is only fitting that in the far north Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica covered in rainforest and Amazonian like water canals, is where sustainable tourism is defined. The small town of Tortuguero is tucked in between the open sea and the beauty of the jungle laden waterways and is spectacular beyond words.  Without a...
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Five ways to explore the beauty of Golfo Dulce from Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge

On the far southern Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, you will find the Golfo Dulce.  This tranquil body of water and the lush jungle that envelopes it is one of the few tropical fjords in the world. This little corner of beautiful Costa Rica is rich in wildlife and ocean adventures.  Let´s look at five...
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Tortuguero Costa Rica; where digital detox is preferred..

Manatus Hotel at Tortuguero has all the characteristics to make you want to digital detox for a few days. This small sanctuary offers a rainforest experience where you won’t find cars as the highways are jungle laden waterways and the sounds are the orchestra of animal noises that inhabit this magnificent paradise. Tortuguero in Costa...
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Le Cameleon Boutique Hotel at Puerto Viejo is turning 10; a festivity of flavors

A melting pot of cultures in the laid back town of Puerto Viejo, where the jungle meets the sea and the tree branches dance with the waves like whimsical lovers.  The upscale, Le Cameleon Boutique Hotel sways to the beat of this world-renowned corner of Costa Rica where the focus is on serenity and nature....
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See wild dolphins and whales on a Golfo Dulce Dolphin Tour

In southern Costa Rica, one of the best places to see wild dolphins and migrating humpback whales is the gulf of Golfo Dulce, on a Golfo Dulce Dolphin Tour with Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge. Article by Shannon Farley The gulf of Golfo Dulce in southern Costa Rica is one of the best places to see...
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Favorite things to do in Santa Teresa – tidepool snorkeling

Only appearing at low tide, the huge tidepool in Santa Teresa is a favorite spot for swimming and snorkeling. Besides surfing and yoga, it is one of the favorite things to do in Santa Teresa. Article by Shannon Farley One of my favorite things to do in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, when I visit Pranamar...
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Explore Costa Rica by Electric Bike

Electric bikes are a great way to explore international destinations. This is especially true when you aren’t comfortable with driving a car around high traffic areas in a place that you are unfamiliar with or if there is a lot of terrain that you want to cover in a short amount of time. When visiting...
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Costa Rica ecolodge shows how to be sustainable with water on World Water Day

In honor of World Water Day on March 22, Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge shares how it sustainably cares for its water resources and encourages everyone to do the same. Article by Shannon Farley Playa Nicesa Rainforest Lodge in Costa Rica is passionate about conservation and being in harmony with the natural environment. In honor of...
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Beyond words – the jungle lodge you must visit in Costa Rica

Beautifully and uniquely designed, cabins and guest rooms at Nicuesa Lodge will impress you beyond words. Discover the magic of staying in the jungle at Nicuesa Lodge. Article by Shannon Farley When booking a hotel, most people want to know what the rooms are like before they make their reservation. At Nicuesa Lodge, comfortable and...
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Vacations with friends in Costa Rica: Where to go, what to do

Planning a vacation with friends to Costa Rica? Find out where to go and what to do for the best time on your getaway. Article by Shannon Farley Traveling with friends gives you the occasion to share amazing adventures, lasting memories, and great stories. Costa Rica is a popular place for vacations with friends, especially...
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The perfect spot for your tropical wedding – Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Considering a tropical wedding destination? We’ve found the perfect spot – Pranamar Oceanfront Villas in sunny Santa Teresa Beach, Costa Rica. Article by Shannon Farley Picture it. Lush green jungle with bright splashes of tropical flowers. A crimson sun dips in the fiery orange and pink sky into the violet-blue sea. Coconut palms flutter in...
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The perfect romantic holiday destination in Costa Rica

For Valentine’s Day, your honeymoon or a romantic holiday, Costa Rica offers the ultimate in romance. Combine beach and rainforest for your romantic holiday at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge. Article by Shannon Farley When you want a little “just you and me” time with your love, treat yourself to a romantic holiday in beautiful Costa...
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Beat the Costa Rica summer heat on a fun water adventure

Article by Shannon Farley It’s hot out there! Costa Rica summer is in full swing and under the sizzling sun in Guanacaste, a great way to cool off is on a water adventure at Hacienda Guachipelin. From river tubing to waterfall rappelling and swimming in refreshing waterfall pools, Hacienda Guachipelin has plenty of fun water...
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Where to go for a New Year holiday to start 2019 relaxed and refreshed

This is where you need to go when you need a New Year holiday to restart life relaxed and refreshed – Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge on a remote tropical beach in southern Costa Rica. Article by Shannon Farley Wouldn’t it be nice if life could have a restart button? Like when you get overwhelmed by...
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Fulfill your adventure wish list on a Costa Rica adventure vacation

End 2018 on a high note with thrilling adventure tours on an adventure vacation at Hacienda Guachipelin in Costa Rica. Article by Shannon Farley Live life to its fullest and check off some of the big items on your adventure wish list before the end of 2018 with an adventure vacation at Hacienda Guachipelin in...
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Finish 2018 and Start 2019 Right on a Costa Rica Multisport Vacation

You’ve done your best to be good all year. Celebrating your success in 2018, and kick off the New Year with a multisport vacation in Costa Rica. Article by Shannon Farley You’ve done your best to be good all year. Diligently counted your steps. Watched your calories. Kept up your fitness plan. Even tried to...
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Fun things to do in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Article by Shannon Farley Santa Teresa may be known for its beaches and surfing, but there are plenty of other things to do that will fill your vacation with fun. On your next visit to this renowned Costa Rica beach destination, check out these tours and activities in Santa Teresa. Horseback riding See the other...
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5 Reasons to Love Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Beautiful and remote, yet cosmopolitan and refined, the tropical beach town of Santa Teresa, Costa Rica is unforgettable. Article by Shannon Farley Santa Teresa is one of those places you never forget. Maybe it’s the stunning natural beauty. Or, perhaps, it’s the feeling of being at the end of the road and off the map....
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