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Costa Rica joins global fight to eliminate disposable plastic

Join the global movement to eliminate disposable plastic along with Costa Rica and Costa Rican tourism businesses like Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge. Article by Shannon Farley Costa Rican businesses and the Costa Rican government have pledged this year to eliminate disposable plastic use in the country. Known as the natural and adventure gem of Central...
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I’m Dreaming of … Christmas in Costa Rica

It may not be your typical winter wonderland, yet Christmas in Costa Rica is definitely fun and festive. The holidays seem happier under bright sun and blue skies! Article by Shannon Farley As chilly winter weather frosts the United States, Canada and Europe, you are not alone if you are dreaming about a sunny tropical...
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Spend your holidays in Costa Rica and create unique memories

The holidays can be a stressful time. Decorating, shopping, cooking, cleaning and managing family dynamics can be overwhelming. Travel to Costa Rica during the holidays this year. Escape to a warmer latitude, learn about new cultures, be active and create new and exciting memories. Family reunions Traveling during Thanksgiving, Christimas and New Year’s doesn’t mean...
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Birdwatching in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Its endless beaches are probably Guanacaste’s top attraction, and there are varied topographies and activities to enjoy. Birdwatching is certainly one of them. There are national parks and reserves protecting habitats and nesting grounds of important bird species. Read on for details and contact Guanacaste Tours for a personalized, and you can observe marine birds...
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Fun times at Jaco Beach casinos

One of the best Jaco Beach casinos is at Hotel Amapola, offering a low-key, safe and comfortable modern gaming facility in Costa Rica. Article by Shannon Farley Costa Rica is not a Las Vegas, or even a Monte Carlo. Most people visit Costa Rica for the exotic nature, dazzling beaches and impressive rainforest. But if...
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Calming pool surrounded by Villas at Pranamar in Santa Teresa. Photo credit Jennifer Harter.

Why should you spend your holidays in Pranamar, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica?

During the holidays, we concern ourselves with preparing the perfect meal, being a graceful host, choosing the ideal presents for each of our loved ones and decorating like a professional. Thanksgiving is around the corner and by the time New Year’s comes around we are exhausted. Break the cycle and escape Pranamar Oceanfront Villas and...
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Costa Rica: Mountain Destinations for Nature Lovers

Pack comfortable walking shoes, long pants, raingear, and a sweater for chilly evenings, and enjoy destinations in Costa Rica where a cup of hot cocoa by the fire in the evening will be the perfect way to relax and relive the mountain experiences of the day. Monteverde Visit the cloud forest while still enjoying breathtaking...
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Best Costa Rica Family Vacation in the Rainforest

Looking for an extraordinary Costa Rica family vacation? Enjoy the best of Costa Rica at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge. Looking for a Costa Rica family vacation that is not your typical all-inclusive resort? A vacation where you can enjoy adventure, nature, and real authentic experiences? That lets you have that quality family time together that...
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Immerse yourself in Nature with Guanacaste Tours  

The varied topography of the province of Guanacaste holds natural wonders on its coast, such as the arrivals of turtles en masse, to active volcanoes, to islands where thousands of migratory birds arrive on their journeys north or south. These are a few options of nature immersive experiences offered by Guanacaste Tours.  Land of Senses:...
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¿Por qué nos llamamos Hotel La Amapola?

Uno de los propietarios del Hotel Amapola, al darse los inicios del emprendimiento, recorría sus jardines en busca de inspiración. Los abundantes arbustos llenos de amapolas de diversos colores crecían naturalmente, y decidió llamar así al este proyecto hotelero en la zona de Jacó, Costa Rica. Amapolas comunes en Costa Rica Las amapolas que conocemos...
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Why should you do a volcanic mud bath?

What is it about volcanic mud baths that is so good for you? Go for the experience at Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin by Rincon de la Vieja Volcano in Costa Rica. Who would have thought that smothering yourself all over with thick gray mud would be a good thing? What is it about volcanic mud baths...
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Why October is the best time to travel to Costa Rica

Costa Rica is always in season! October is the best time to travel to Costa Rica for big deals, like 50% off at Hotel Tropico Latino in Santa Teresa Beach. You may not know it, but right now is the best time to travel to Costa Rica if you want a good deal. During the...
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8 Things to Do in Costa Rica Rainy Season at Jacó Beach

What’s there to do in Costa Rica rainy season at Jacó Beach? Plenty, especially when you stay at Hotel Amapola in Jacó. One of the nicest times to visit Costa Rica is rainy season in September and October. Why? Everywhere you look the landscape is lush and green. You usually get sunshine in the mornings,...
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4 Iconic Places in Costa Rica You Must Visit in Guanacaste

If you like to adventure, then these iconic places in Costa Rica need to be on your travel list. See the top iconic places to visit in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. From the towering Rincon de la Vieja Volcano to an endless horizon of water birds during migration season in Palo Verde National Park, here are...
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Sustainable Tourism at its best in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Tourists from all over the world come to Santa Teresa, Costa Rica to enjoy the spectacular beaches, lush jungle and warm tropical climate. Santa Teresa beachfront hotel Tropico Latino operates as a sustainable tourism business to keep its beautiful setting as pristine as possible. Your travel choices do make a difference in the world. Join...
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Calming pool surrounded by Villas at Pranamar in Santa Teresa. Photo credit Jennifer Harter.

Pranamar Oceanfront Villas in Santa Teresa is the ideal location for a solo vacation

Traveling solo   Solo travel has its own appeal. For one, instead of focusing on your travel companion, you are more open and aware of your surroundings in your new environment. This can lead to situations and conversations you never thought you’d find yourself in. Santa Teresa What once was a small fishing village in...
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What does sustainable tourism really mean? Costa Rica leads the way.

The United Nations has declared 2017 the “International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development” and this year’s World Tourism Day 2017 on Sept. 27 also promotes sustainable tourism. But what does sustainable tourism really mean? Costa Rica knows a thing or two about sustainability, being a world leader in pioneering eco-tourism. That’s why the UN elected...
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15 Patriotic Facts about Costa Rica Independence Day

Costa Rica Independence Day on Sept. 15 celebrates 196 years of freedom. Learn 15 interesting patriotic facts about Costa Rica and celebrate with the nation! Costa Rica celebrates its Mes de la Patria, or “Month of the Nation” in September, centered around Costa Rica’s Independence Day on Sept. 15. It is a festive time full...
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Electric mountain bike in Costa Rica | Guanacaste Biking Tours

New electric mountain bikes in Costa Rica make the sport of mountain biking accessible to everyone. Try electric mountain bike tours in Guanacaste at Hacienda Guachipelin. In Costa Rica, Guanacaste is a big place for biking tours. Especially mountain biking. With plenty of rugged terrain, mountains and volcanoes, mountain bike tours in Guanacaste are extremely...
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Fun Water Adventures in Costa Rica for Your Vacation

Love the idea of going to a river, waterfall, or the ocean for your Costa Rica vacation? Then water adventures in Costa Rica are the thing for you. Some of the best things to do in Guanacaste, Costa Rica are water adventures. Check out six of the top Guanacaste tours you can do at rivers,...
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Costa Rican Cuisine Hits International Foodie Scene

Santa Teresa chef Randy Siles at Hotel Tropico Latino shows off the new style of sustainable Costa Rican cuisine to the world. Costa Rica is popular worldwide as an adventure, nature and eco-tourism destination. Lately, there is also a rich foodie culture spreading across this top vacation spot. In one of the Blue Zones of...
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See Whales and Costa Rica Wildlife by the Osa Peninsula

Now is the time to visit the gulf of Golfo Dulce by the Osa Peninsula to see migrating humpback whales and abundant Costa Rica wildlife. The remote Osa Peninsula region is an amazing place to see Costa Rica wildlife. This southern Pacific area is special because it holds 2.5% of the biodiversity of the entire...
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All-women’s yoga retreat at Pranamar Oceanfront Villas in Santa Teresa

The setting is the lovely Santa Teresa beach on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, a town known for its golden sunsets, surfing, some of the best dining options in the country, and of course, yoga. Read on and find out why you need to be a part of this all-women’s retreat in February 2018...
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Summer vacation in Costa Rica at Jaco Beach

Go for a Pura Vida summer vacation in Costa Rica on the beach in Jaco at Hotel Amapola! Are you ready for a Pura Vida summer vacation in Costa Rica? The famous Costa Rican saying, Pura Vida, means “pure life” and that’s what it’s like here. Pure fun. Pure friendly people. Pure adventure. Pure nature...
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