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5 “Under the Radar” Dream Vacation Destinations in Costa Rica.

For different reasons, some destinations reach fame over others. They are beautiful, interesting, exciting and development occurs accordingly.  This is part of growing up and being the popular “tourist destination” kid on the block and in Costa Rica, there are many stand out places that are bucket list definites.  Others remain just under the radar...
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How to love in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is amazing in many ways because more than just a country, it is a concept that consistently shines brightly and leads the pack in such diverse capacities. While it is maybe best known for eco-tourism and its biodiversity, this little country has a remarkable way of showing the way life can be lived...
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Discover how Costa Rica prepares for recovery!

Yet again, Costa Rica is a shining light in a moment that the world is looking for optimism and success stories.  After months of relative darkness and drastic isolation measures, countries, communities, hospitals, and people that have shown strength, success and shared messages of hope and recovery are welcoming and embraced!  Discover how Costa Rica...
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Tortuguero is where serenity, peace and freedom rule for post COVID-19 travel!

So, we are sitting around at home in these exceptional times where dreams become vivid and hope is the main driver as we navigate these unchartered COVD-19 waters.  Manatus Costa Rica on the far northern Caribbean coast of beautiful Costa Rica is the theme of many travelers dreams so lets see why!  The absolute truth...
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Let`s look at 5 romantic reasons to honeymoon at Ecolirios, Costa Rica

  Have you popped the question but are still unsure of where to escape to celebrate your honeymoon?  Let`s have a look at the perfect place for this important milestone.  It`s unique, different and romantic and it is hidden in the Caribbean lowlands of beautiful Costa Rica. This is the romantic destination!  Ecolirios Boutique Hotel...
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Tortuguero is a vacation children will never forget!

When you find a country to travel to for some fantastic vacations that are “all-ages” friendly, it makes traveling with young kids and not-so-young kids so much easier!  So, welcome to Tortuguero in beautiful Costa Rica where you will find yourself immersed in nature and that is the ultimate eco-tourism destination that appeals to everyone!...
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A green holiday where the sun shines!

Tortuguero is the perfect winter escape destination where the greens of Costa Rica warm your heart and soul.  Manatus Costa Rica, Tortuguero’s, best eco-luxury lodge is the perfect place to stay.  Immersed in the lush jungle that borders the water canals that wind along the Caribbean Coast lowlands, this is a green holiday where the...
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New and innovative ways to live and feel Costa Rica

However small beautiful Costa Rica maybe, the opportunity to discover new eco-luxury hotels that offer unique experiences thanks to the ingenuity and creative minds of their owners with a profound love for nature and its conservation.   Many of these hotels are small and offer all types of travelers, new and innovative ways to live and...
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The Quest to reach and the Connection to Tortuguero

The long stretch of beach line is the nesting place for four species of sea turtles.  Tortuguero is a treasured place for visitors and sea turtles.  Immerse yourself into the natural spectacle of observing these prehistoric animals in their quest to reproduce and their connection to Tortuguero. Tortuguero is located on the far, northern Caribbean...
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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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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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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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What Makes This Costa Rica Adventure Park So Award-Winning?

Rated No. 1 of Things to Do in the Port of Limon, TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence … the list of awards is long for Costa Rica’s Veragua Rainforest Eco-Adventure Park. What makes Veragua Rainforest Eco-Adventure Park in Costa Rica so award-winning? Is it the incredible nature and adventure attractions? From rainforest and waterfalls, to abundant...
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Hotel Le Cameleon, Puerto Viejo Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s innovative Hotel Le Cameleon keeps it fresh

Innovative and chic, Caribbean Costa Rica Hotel Le Cameleon keeps it fresh. Like a chameleon, the hip yet relaxed Costa Rica luxury hotel spices up life by changing its colors every day. Decorated in impeccable white, striking dashes of tropical colors around the hotel switch every day. Seat cushions. Paintings. Flower vases. Restaurant napkins. Staff...
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Valentine’s Day & Caribbean Spring Holidays in Costa Rica

St. Valentine’s Day is not only a time for cards, flowers, candy and dinners. It also is time for romantic getaways. With spring at our doorstep, why not escape to Caribbean Costa Rica for a romantic vacation on the beach in the rainforest. With dozens of flights to Costa Rica available from the U.S., Canada...
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Getting to the Costa Rica Caribbean Coast the easy way

While the drive from Costa Rica’s capital city of San Jose to the Caribbean Coast beach towns of Limon, Cahuita and Puerto Viejo is very pretty driving through Braulio Carrillo National Park, and over the Sucio, Reventazon and Pacuare rivers, there is a much easier way to get to Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast. Fly! It...
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Love chocolate? Go to the Chocolate Festival in Puerto Viejo Costa Rica

Don’t you just love chocolate? There’s something about its creamy, gooey, mouth-melting goodness that fills us with sweetness and lifts our spirits. Chocolate has held an irresistible allure for cultures worldwide over the past 4,000 years. Get your fill of chocolate at the Puerto Viejo Chocolate Festival 2015 on the Southern Caribbean Coast of Costa...
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Costa Rica Caribbean vacation packages for Caribbean summer

The start of Caribbean Summer in Costa Rica is the time for Costa Rica Vacation Packages . The climate on the Caribbean Coast varies from the rest of Costa Rica. Most of the year, the Caribbean Coast maintains its forever green landscape from regular tropical rain showers. Then, when the rest of Costa Rica enters...
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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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Plan your dream Costa Rica destination wedding in the Caribbean

Costa Rica’s Southern Caribbean Coast has everything could want for a destination wedding and honeymoon. Imagine your dream wedding exchanging vows with your beloved in a stunning beachside ceremony overlooking the turquoise Caribbean Sea, or under the canopy of a tropical garden with the ocean close by. Picture a romantic honeymoon walking on pristine beaches...
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Hotel Laguna Azul, Bocas del Toro, Panama

Visiting a private tropical Caribbean island at Hotel Laguna Azul, Bocas del Toro Panama

It is always interesting to me to get the story behind a destination boutique hotel. These aren’t large franchise chains owned by a mega-corporation. Small boutique hotels have style and flair, with usually one or a few owners, and often in creative places. Take for instance, Hotel Laguna Azul in the southern Caribbean Bocas del...
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Yoga in Puerto Viejo Costa Rica, photo by Daniel Chavarria

Enjoy yoga on vacation in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

“Find moments in your day to be grateful, to hold peace for a moment, appreciate beauty in the world, and remember to smile.” Even if you don’t come to Costa Rica for a yoga retreat, you can still practice yoga on your vacation. Yoga has become so popular in Costa Rica that you can find...
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10 Things not to expect on Costa Rica’s Southern Caribbean Coast

The two coastlines of Costa Rica – Caribbean and Pacific – are about as opposite as you can get in landscape and lifestyle – kind of like New York and California. Most tourists to Costa Rica head west to the Pacific Coast beaches. It is the adventurer looking for the unique Costa Rica who chooses...
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