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Costa Rica, an adventure that you live through your senses!

When you visit a country, like Costa Rica, you will soon realize that your senses will be activated and your heart, body, and soul renewed because of it!  Costa Rica is its wondrous wildlife, the flavors, and aromas of its gastronomy, the colors, and textures of its landscapes and the touch of its wellness treatments. ...
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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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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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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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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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Possibly the Best Costa Rica Rainforest Night Walk Tour Ever

Braving the fear of creepy-crawlies and things that will eat you in the dark, our writer discovers cute rainforest frogs, fascinating insects, and even a cuddly sloth on one of the best Costa Rica rainforest night walk tours at Veragua Rainforest Adventure Park. The sun set at least two hours ago, and it is pitch...
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A conversation with Ruth Campbell

Who had the vision that Monteverde could become a mecca for tourists, biologists and conservationists? It took a convergence of fortuitous events for this place to become what it is today, and Ruth Campbell, member of the family who owns El Establo Mountain Hotel, was a part of it from the time she was only a...
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Quakers and Conservation: Find out how the town of Monteverde was born

This ecotourism jewel in the crown of Costa Rica’s ecotourism portfolio came about due to an interesting convergence of events.  A group of Quakers and pacifists from Alabama who objected to the US’s war efforts came to Costa Rica in the 1940’s mainly inspired by the country’s recent abolition of the army. They searched for an ideal location for their community...
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Be dazzled by rainforest frogs in Costa Rica

From real-life Kermit look-alikes to miniature candy-colored frogs, Costa Rica’s amphibians are wildlife to notice. Maybe it’s the special role they hold in fairytales – think: Prince Charming – frogs and toads seem to hold a certain appeal. They are strikingly unusual creatures that make a whole symphony of strange sounds, and are simply “ribbet-ing”....
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8 Tips to Spot Rainforest Wildlife in Costa Rica

The thrill of seeing a wild animal in its natural habitat, even if only for a moment, is unparalleled. Some animals are very nice and often stick around for a while – like monkeys. Others are so fast – wild cats, for example – that many times you’re not sure if you saw it or...
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Best Limon Costa Rica shore excursions at Veragua Rainforest Eco-Adventure

For cruise ship passengers arriving to the Port of Limon, Costa Rica on the Caribbean Coast, a top Costa Rica shore excursion that lets you experience the Costa Rica rainforest and its exotic wildlife is Veragua Rainforest Eco-Adventure. Costa Rica is famous for its rainforests, nature, diverse wildlife and adventure tours. Veragua’s all-in-one rainforest adventure...
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Costa Rica leads world in green economic performance

Right behind Sweden and Norway as the top Green Countries in the World, is the little Central American nation of Costa Rica. According to the recently released 2014 Global Green Economy Index™ (GGEI), Costa Rica is the third best Green Country in the World. The Global Green Economy Index™ (GGEI) measures the green economic performance...
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Jaguars and monkeys and whales on Osa Peninsula Costa Rica! Oh my!

Down in the very south of Costa Rica there is a rainforest you dream to see. Thankfully off the tourism “superhighway” and explored only by adventurous intrepid travelers, it is a place of rugged mountains, plunging waterfalls, free-flowing rivers, striking beaches and magnificent towering trees in dense rainforest. Jaguars roam freely, scarlet macaws soar overhead,...
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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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